Download DirectDB.dll to Fix Errors

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

DirectDB.dll file Dynamic Link Library. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of DirectDB.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DirectDB.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename DirectDB.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 27648
Oldest file 2006-11-02
Latest file 2017-03-18
DirectDB.dll

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

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

DirectDB.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to DirectDB.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 DirectDB.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\
  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your DirectDB.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 DirectDB.dll
System Windows 10
File size 27648 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 276ab128ce5c6b0c3f5304ab6f9e9420
SHA1 c9dee36bbf468e723a022bb1f05f0ac2ac2178f0
SHA256 e32eb5c55c2193ae397dd726fae75d86cdbc139bcffc6df55b08a25e89f5840d
CRC32 f2dfafc3
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 27648 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 890a8b30966e321811aa66bb1b3391a8
SHA1 1b5499e52f0a9219cb6b0255308e6751f0180d87
SHA256 130bb825d34a8cdedb2c3da6999c0cdc809fb5c6cc6230ae65d6ac1d3f60b2ac
CRC32 1e94c4e4
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows 8
File size 25600 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 bd9a3a56ccc93a79eafe45932b2d5eaf
SHA1 c3c24220063d835746cb8980f1af3ca04c4f4c3b
SHA256 26439d4c4104254140637f96ce18ce1d7f73ee11a09251e8b8edc347fdc8ff4a
CRC32 e3718b71
Example file location 1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows 7
File size 24064 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0ecc6b15529120d00b13aca9062706dc
SHA1 634cd59ea4d9be49cf0cc12dd237df0b71d6f4bf
SHA256 c628bb8c96f12d4d82f6a7e21f27bb469de1b352d25127304abb5ed55801624b
CRC32 6a9b9d3b
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows 7
File size 29184 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7043ab955770a79916e0be2e298c21da
SHA1 8c08f0f2520ad7d42d37c74e449f67a99faff16e
SHA256 a67a8dcf8cecc3ee7b3e3bd2c736b31cd988f7ab65012ec8d1d34ea3a768be6a
CRC32 a4357049
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 29184 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2b6de046d22a7f159ba318aa2d8fbf1e
SHA1 39d67a4d6944cc69d1c07876c6b634de7114663d
SHA256 1805048f166bd1babfb6f8942b0fb4811db17a561480037ceeb402753b504e42
CRC32 bb4ce30f
Example file location ---
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 24064 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 de53248b5b85fa4fcd749a5ec90868cf
SHA1 c2a99038492c41e29d07db69f32ad4e3899ef94e
SHA256 10c598cb5888e6b36ce1507b2c8cc22ad590a48976c0db7168cb20484bff46c0
CRC32 6927784b
Example file location ---
Filename DirectDB.dll
System Windows XP
File size 86528 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 a0c2cb21f4b521429f033fdeb18d63d7
SHA1 ed8ff3ebb4f672898f5e6f57d9346a826b3af14b
SHA256 36ef7a4d7085e59c511351ab1711ae29bccb1ce33eef46da3bb4a2a58a197ee2
CRC32 87844d98
Example file location ---