Download devobj.dll to Fix Errors

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

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

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



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


Problems related to devobj.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 devobj.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of devobj.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\

If the steps did not solve your devobj.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 devobj.dll
System Windows 10
File size 131784 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 30abe681e635fc327ca7f6e260dea8d3
SHA1 715791b06f5465dc2a7e1b3a0fa85fd0d3f38a74
SHA256 2965436080d8b5101d4d476da967af9be0e5490f49c68e06b51b8ab117608f5b
CRC32 8b1f83e2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devobj.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 127552 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 bd20a262d8fbf8d667867b3414aa07d5
SHA1 9ea8c0816c6a3c4458ab33784b8fc41791a8f1f1
SHA256 91ee1eadb97584ed9039bb39f1209c5635d8bc71af2673503e2f7cc45551e328
CRC32 579e04b7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devobj.dll
System Windows 8
File size 120200 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 b2a25f2c3dccd9858701e0af13e5ee4d
SHA1 abb4f2462009226f158d625ae295fd6f64906d0d
SHA256 623221cb1610c150ae1f952680118db42f93a5b3e4b8487552286a6bf4b3853b
CRC32 7b0bef93
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devobj.dll
System Windows 7
File size 93184 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 06fec9e8117103bb1141a560e98077da
SHA1 a8922793a930d602409b62be5ff01d5baec60000
SHA256 c5e61b11ddbbbbba3d9488970524f0975ea5fbdf16e2fa31f579f8bfa48353b1
CRC32 b7aac9f1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename devobj.dll
System Windows 7
File size 64512 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 cc4ed8bea78b0dca6f217e014c3291a7
SHA1 9b24895fb1cb54a7e2a24109bf3366ec4865c7d6
SHA256 01104182e4e6fb3cf6397936d30b2ce3486967586d1b94187b59a8232dae39ff
CRC32 2957678a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\