Download and Fix DLAA2drs.dll

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

DLAA2drs.dll file Data Retrieval 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 DLAA2drs.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DLAA2drs.dll file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename DLAA2drs.dll
File extension DLL
Description Data Retrieval Library
Program Data Retrieval Library
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Author Lexmark International Inc.
Software version 8.1
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Static library
System Win32

There are various types of errors related to DLAA2drs.dll file. DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • DLAA2drs.dll is corrupted
  • DLAA2drs.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - DLAA2drs.dll
  • DLAA2drs.dll file error
  • DLAA2drs.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register DLAA2drs.dll file:
  • DLAA2drs.dll file could not be loaded
  • DLAA2drs.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because DLAA2drs.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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.

DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DLAA2drs.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl002.inf_x86_cc1e07b9a8b397ae\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl002.inf_x86_cc1e07b9a8b397ae\

If the steps did not solve your DLAA2drs.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 DLAA2drs.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 766976 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 7498c34acd4ec3eb9b456e0d4a6f9807
SHA1 357d815bfbcdbc60775c397715d6543719f6e3ce
SHA256 9427496296f2d383a45b40471ceec6ef51355a01a1dcb213f04c72bdb8192569
CRC32 ed657dff
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl002.inf_x86_cc1e07b9a8b397ae\
Filename DLAA2drs.dll
System Windows 8
File size 748544 bytes
Date 2012-06-30
File details
MD5 e6c36cc4ce68d47e8604c1b8540bd049
SHA1 813f6fe0b187bddfe1ab0ac2d06d0881bb92e861
SHA256 ab3b1f1a4eb70a0728d6b7e9120656f2d3602ce366a008e06717ef222621d9b4
CRC32 d639f1a1
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl002.inf_x86_cc1e07b9a8b397ae\