Repair and Download DevicePairing.dll Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

DevicePairing.dll file Shell extensions for Device Pairing. 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 DevicePairing.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DevicePairing.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 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

File info

General information
Filename DevicePairing.dll
File extension DLL
Description Shell extensions for Device Pairing
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 DevicePairing.dll file. DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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.

DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DevicePairing.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: ---

If the steps did not solve your DevicePairing.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 DevicePairing.dll
System Windows 10
File size 502784 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 323b6184d0f4774fdf5fba78ada22945
SHA1 24569c80ffc6fd464fd0d4ba8a80340499c71c5c
SHA256 e49976e97bcb83da5f0baac1d83425d584c0ed361bc4a5638ac41b3f4022bdec
CRC32 dd7a0864
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 465408 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 e72c94066a40bf61398d14b6a36232cc
SHA1 2fc2e9aa83cc892d4cb9d9e993fd4366b66f635f
SHA256 cc76b6d1af910049f74455097460c7243ff5b3cbad25ab4c52744ecc7a00f8f5
CRC32 e74e7543
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows 8
File size 449536 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 da3c25053e84f58d3974d3734d405f44
SHA1 31eabd1990df6082278775b04e9ff4744696b4c5
SHA256 24249438db209434f5fdac2fd81746507df05b2abdb1f9afe51d89940ac8c515
CRC32 7275e0f0
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows 7
File size 189952 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 098fd0016bc87f139c785b0af53fd0f2
SHA1 43c834f60397b01060284eed4be3c21c6c7c935d
SHA256 130933a0272421a2228df4290051a7829b1ba203835bbf02664995db32b8ed02
CRC32 69dc7026
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows 7
File size 181248 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 da58862af13e97c413d9487b96f62f40
SHA1 b7c24bd8283dff867ab8c4594299be56dde6aa7e
SHA256 185da0c54c56ae03741b856f007c37f9bd238326a1d733eb8bff4f353124eccd
CRC32 1575a0ca
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 478208 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 74a68b1e09ab06fbfb494179f84544ff
SHA1 7e115499c47b501019fb87d571c4f04e9ab49599
SHA256 814f1b826b83863fac98459b3c7596893bb42f85d26c110be3fcc24ae86675eb
CRC32 a6e366c0
Example file location ---
Filename DevicePairing.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 483328 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 cf9836a7c6d247235845f6ba61122783
SHA1 29e326d4ecfbd4c601e7a236eecdd584f444102c
SHA256 4543a9212a2c597558aff91a4fc013e592593909ddb1092edf9704dc019e5a3a
CRC32 6714ef1b
Example file location ---