DeviceUxRes.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

DeviceUxRes.dll file Windows Device User Experience Resource File. 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 DeviceUxRes.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DeviceUxRes.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 DeviceUxRes.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Device User Experience Resource File
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 DeviceUxRes.dll file. DeviceUxRes.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 DeviceUxRes.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DeviceUxRes.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 DeviceUxRes.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DeviceUxRes.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 DeviceUxRes.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 DeviceUxRes.dll
System Windows 10
File size 12288 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 adf7c836d2d3422f950ed53d04008195
SHA1 14891a13930f89474a249c8851c2ff8c6a30adb2
SHA256 b994d614b67ff31b54a4ff420fa82ddca090cbce2d575bb4fe5cb22d102c1ef4
CRC32 5226490e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DeviceUxRes.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 11776 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 60d2794e57f57ab9a7c8727aa7f191c8
SHA1 7ec664820446bb357eac044c7b16cc12fb6c7e63
SHA256 7d8d2e217dd00da8ca77f9eca1bb259f0c7fcb8f8506f52d32bf1f30c6495735
CRC32 138e4eed
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DeviceUxRes.dll
System Windows 8
File size 11776 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 7a7eae36362218c339bc55f6d1e2182c
SHA1 c445fa0af956abf86104d6ab31c15e8502c9e9a6
SHA256 498202fa0683857311c4704c83e49886db1e5caef41a6cf101472cd3a7b4135a
CRC32 ac0f8a70
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename DeviceUxRes.dll
System Windows 7
File size 9728 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7acc264046ec028aa1f3fd36554810d6
SHA1 c180f6d9321299c605463f56ee8479b2a9d1ada7
SHA256 6d06d818c9e194eb311ddcf50b7eb2526c6b01a0980c5ea2b354da220ddd7789
CRC32 8118aff6
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename DeviceUxRes.dll
System Windows 7
File size 10240 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 c94348369d0611bdd4f1453cf5308a0b
SHA1 a024b53a3055047ea8bcc458490afa52116e4d43
SHA256 0127620f181c04118b91a6d4bb3155e1d432c71c8e3a46f63b8f9049172d017c
CRC32 1fc28150
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\