dispci.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

dispci.dll file Microsoft Display Class Installer. 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 dispci.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dispci.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista 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 Vista

File info

General information
Filename dispci.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Display Class Installer
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 dispci.dll file. dispci.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 dispci.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dispci.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 dispci.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dispci.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 Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your dispci.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 dispci.dll
System Windows 10
File size 49152 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 41879559932b72ae20aaeefb22caa3ad
SHA1 7c3c4c199c32ff3cf35e8023ecb178ad4b8a3184
SHA256 ed3e587d820ec824d220d0d2aa6700b137d5fde728be582d6278a14d604c0ad0
CRC32 556c0d75
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dispci.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 51712 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 331d11bf270eaf99cd2e53bf5e3eeeed
SHA1 d21d9f2156c507b972c2eb3ea24cebc15cfecc79
SHA256 abfbb2c9fe03a1f0ebcdd3f2864faac53daf4539d2396933d23560577c4ec6f5
CRC32 b3b1fbcc
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dispci.dll
System Windows 8
File size 36352 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 658cb70b1e92f6ac9cb82cb342de9be9
SHA1 d50cccc3419552e21fed8fab032af73c764c1819
SHA256 3e9b465c82ecd787821c1f45db8273545b1b635b533ace35dfee06313b5cf728
CRC32 3491ab00
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dispci.dll
System Windows 7
File size 47616 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 894611a2264ee383f14c67660ce1d0f2
SHA1 a1d74ce996d15dcd29d7457ac363818dc318ce5c
SHA256 e65c0ddd75930dd4c7606a2f1ad66b9ce4b7fc2216c4ffe30ac7092ad1a72cb5
CRC32 3eb89369
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dispci.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 39936 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 7d4e50c9b39ce079a903000140c9b937
SHA1 1bd9925d376c20e499524cf013c14d9ec9eb21bf
SHA256 4572589b0277608fe58296033ea8799ea79e637271ab5bb3503fddc8e5213067
CRC32 dcbde8a7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\