DlMinDr8.dll Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

DlMinDr8.dll file WIA Scanner Driver (WIA Minidriver). 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 DlMinDr8.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DlMinDr8.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename DlMinDr8.dll
File extension DLL
Description WIA Scanner Driver (WIA Minidriver)
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Windows NT 32-bit
Character set Windows, Latin1

There are various types of errors related to DlMinDr8.dll file. DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • DlMinDr8.dll is corrupted
  • DlMinDr8.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - DlMinDr8.dll
  • DlMinDr8.dll file error
  • DlMinDr8.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register DlMinDr8.dll file:
  • DlMinDr8.dll file could not be loaded
  • DlMinDr8.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because DlMinDr8.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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.

DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DlMinDr8.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl003.inf_x86_9354875cde8a06b7\i386\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl003.inf_x86_b97489356aaea77f\i386\
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your DlMinDr8.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 DlMinDr8.dll
System Windows 10
File size 173568 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 b4db564faca2fe1389616e0da943f7dd
SHA1 470dd60a8e79b4be1aa7f46929939a6614b1d156
SHA256 bbabf9b53c2be5146baf5b82f8088453497c13e205db96b6eb18ce4fe652ddb4
CRC32 d8f4a6bb
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl003.inf_x86_9354875cde8a06b7\i386\
Filename DlMinDr8.dll
System Windows 8
File size 166912 bytes
Date 2012-07-25
File details
MD5 6d732e6018d415934be5fd867167d17d
SHA1 b61711125179581e66e6e98c9dcd14ccb0ec0474
SHA256 7eb42ff3b191a1e7303fe9e5f691bf522d524dc79af6fc75956c41b703502ef7
CRC32 4b411e98
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\wiadl003.inf_x86_b97489356aaea77f\i386\
Filename DlMinDr8.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 173568 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 b4db564faca2fe1389616e0da943f7dd
SHA1 470dd60a8e79b4be1aa7f46929939a6614b1d156
SHA256 bbabf9b53c2be5146baf5b82f8088453497c13e205db96b6eb18ce4fe652ddb4
CRC32 d8f4a6bb
Example file location ---