DevicePairingFolder.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

DevicePairingFolder.dll file Device Pairing Folder. 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 DevicePairingFolder.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DevicePairingFolder.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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

File info

General information
Filename DevicePairingFolder.dll
File extension DLL
Description Device Pairing Folder
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.)
Fix File Errors

There are various types of errors related to DevicePairingFolder.dll file. DevicePairingFolder.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 DevicePairingFolder.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DevicePairingFolder.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 DevicePairingFolder.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DevicePairingFolder.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

If the steps did not solve your DevicePairingFolder.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 DevicePairingFolder.dll
System Windows 10
File size 202240 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 2c60154c15d6b2d2a37303cd05a98b3a
SHA1 7cc754db410e93ff312649d98f2dfa13220e4cfe
SHA256 dce097f8836940b3dc5c1c846310d6c8fe2735706807598681f6df8388b896dd
CRC32 717bed95
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairingFolder.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 195584 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 9509cac18e32dbd6e27abe7643e0ec91
SHA1 7e7e8e1cac0aa015f42fa1b051f4c7a7ac45ad58
SHA256 f1c53629e5bea2a900af2f79cd1381c620a8228159f4e6ab8b270b000a1d5434
CRC32 4daac735
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairingFolder.dll
System Windows 8
File size 197120 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 a6f8b111799bdc2f94465afd9532dd7f
SHA1 4f6f8199790b092d3d9bbf9fbe5b07ba451809f7
SHA256 037e08b9fadfe3d39e64950979b3f0c69499fe3af68fa1db5399e402bd5152fa
CRC32 66974ddd
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DevicePairingFolder.dll
System Windows 7
File size 211456 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 5dc6dbfc22911c58fd2c9208a9756021
SHA1 fb655fa27733fab60af62b77691794316d108d9a
SHA256 9e99a022c02311468d842b24da35943e643c0e7e1050d3cd2c1b59acec5c8cdf
CRC32 522eec0e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename DevicePairingFolder.dll
System Windows 7
File size 225280 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 60e8c91e58ab800c3879be11dd8d6bd5
SHA1 aea4ee55613d2849bf34823b012e67cf8a826a3e
SHA256 f9576654c013ade4a4aeef9644329c17b6317287fc2b11eb8e8c351afbd71ef1
CRC32 cec34b02
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\