Troubleshoot devenum.dll Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing devenum.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent devenum.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

devenum.dll file Device enumeration.. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of devenum.dll related errors on your device. You can also download devenum.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename devenum.dll
File extension DLL
Description Device enumeration.
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to devenum.dll file. devenum.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to devenum.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • devenum.dll is corrupted
  • devenum.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - devenum.dll
  • devenum.dll file error
  • devenum.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register devenum.dll file:
  • devenum.dll file could not be loaded
  • devenum.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because devenum.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to devenum.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing devenum.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

devenum.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with devenum.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to devenum.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of devenum.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to devenum.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the devenum.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the devenum.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the devenum.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace devenum.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace devenum.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded devenum.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of devenum.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your devenum.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename devenum.dll
System Windows 10
File size 82160 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 e896a80ad73ad7ffd46a34a4b248cfcd
SHA1 5847700f035d34177b8a3dd3288c0a24e67a7197
SHA256 9bd7f337fdee88721c889c4130162aa394183ee5d2b3686d52086b020685df0d
CRC32 135f830c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 81008 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 d9ac7e1fb4af4e4733c777b0998512dd
SHA1 68362588e1e2e053d05614008fbdd0fde9ac2872
SHA256 e546317e50b4f2cfc71979aa8a944931fea433cd0da747f61585ad6ffe94fe83
CRC32 9c7f1da9
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows 8
File size 64512 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3d6137def42af8ffaeb03e3084c830ad
SHA1 8cc4b2e871f5eb90424e745f4d6cd8002c44aac9
SHA256 3e6b16d5dc6b5f213472831c30efd3f5ba7124b3887ac2bed978f41da59177c4
CRC32 b7df5330
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows 7
File size 75776 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 46767946e7b559d981c1dc04ec0ab36f
SHA1 33a5612d1764b233859ab4732f212c7233435292
SHA256 69137aa9aef9727ffd1b65aa4d658c6e8aad3a062717b447260502b4d7db90c6
CRC32 c484aafe
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows 7
File size 66560 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 5bb8c06eb5ea4ba22ee8a678f2d79b25
SHA1 bd7e93a05363f8b73d3f924be0ee02afcbb31a8f
SHA256 019e9274de2f5bab16b4632b8a2e93dfc8df0c08ec4eea947b337fd29eb2e0cc
CRC32 be4540c7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 64000 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6950bbceb21f9c3cb3b52e90960109c3
SHA1 954836c7f9ea7f3e497a0f4e6390802bade9fe3d
SHA256 fdbd7877d3817e4d9a58924bfee9bedfcb84d3817404e9af57f7581252846e99
CRC32 7eb1f491
Example file location ---
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 73216 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 ed035c778b27de25b1266bd278314e7f
SHA1 4ef5a84b542f52ed24b528c02611a441d31865bb
SHA256 6d3e5cc0c031e83049a77095729c8a6cf083d14e654044a7e9fa46ee59a69d36
CRC32 d1891cda
Example file location ---
Filename devenum.dll
System Windows XP
File size 59904 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 aa5e22854f56c68148eb3345dbd62970
SHA1 d6809ad26328b1a3a1db476f5b20a162ba67bd20
SHA256 441818e5e9f568c4ac7174bcf625acb63d8837658559949df468b61125900b96
CRC32 2a6b7c0e
Example file location ---