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

DismProv.dll file DISM Provider Store. 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 DismProv.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DismProv.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 DismProv.dll
File extension DLL
Description DISM Provider Store
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 DismProv.dll file. DismProv.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 DismProv.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DismProv.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 DismProv.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\

If the steps did not solve your DismProv.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 DismProv.dll
System Windows 10
File size 192416 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 38ed16618e61cf31130e184339f7343d
SHA1 1f9b9ad541439229029a0cc2818ff7033730aca4
SHA256 41ec9753651a6ba5e199b60dd1160f2b785883f7bc28f78ff9d12aa8e9537c47
CRC32 1a77feeb
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DismProv.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 177664 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 11d83f92b84b2266b3b6889dc76e73ed
SHA1 a5ac98865a4296b3db17d6b3fc54c946699c6335
SHA256 c9de54767956254e0c6907039041af2799f94ddfe66c322ce47890d653118ae5
CRC32 c29f0ae7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DismProv.dll
System Windows 8
File size 199680 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 aeb25e3b8ed124ce3744cda78e5550fb
SHA1 be25d0cd48d9a2d5f0ef7ffc295e7d2a3f399ccd
SHA256 2d0d02ad727be8c28698c757dd672d0d65bda1e58be79d8bbba791729aa8669e
CRC32 7f00cffc
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DismProv.dll
System Windows 7
File size 186368 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 8ca117cb9338c0351236939717cb7084
SHA1 baa145810d50fdb204c8482fda5cacaaf58cdad0
SHA256 f351c3597c98ea9fe5271024fc2ccf895cc6a247fb3b02c1cdb68891dac29e54
CRC32 9b0a2efe
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DismProv.dll
System Windows 7
File size 141312 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8dea6a74055fcbc2130f870b2a13ace8
SHA1 89cd3500ef641db384ed15738a9aebc719f28df2
SHA256 616e09c955cab70017638e38d5184a34675c04faad5a771824f37b037ec93183
CRC32 6885be4d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\