Fix deviceregistration.dll Errors

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

deviceregistration.dll file Device Registration DLL. 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 deviceregistration.dll related errors on your device. You can also download deviceregistration.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename deviceregistration.dll
File extension DLL
Description Device Registration DLL
Software
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
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 deviceregistration.dll file. deviceregistration.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 deviceregistration.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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

deviceregistration.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to deviceregistration.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 deviceregistration.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your deviceregistration.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 deviceregistration.dll
System Windows 10
File size 166912 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 ed7fe567e810062a0b95dab4d75bfdb2
SHA1 7e042dc95a720166ce38fa7d5b948e4cd7a1f3a1
SHA256 57609a32d35cef65c06d3c85c75fbd385ceb34f1e88db970b25fb4767473c701
CRC32 1e0badae
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename deviceregistration.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 155648 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fb21bf4411349ffcfd0c566ab9790f5a
SHA1 974e623f3926614d3f1dc198bf4f1a1e22fc8fdc
SHA256 b9c5078249ed1dbfe899c6488b816396bb21a62540699f4614a16b66f0bf6fcd
CRC32 623bc11a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\