Troubleshoot dmconfig.dll Errors and Download File

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

dmconfig.dll file Logical Disk Manager Configuration Library. 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 dmconfig.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dmconfig.dll file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename dmconfig.dll
File extension DLL
Description Logical Disk Manager Configuration Library
Software
Program Logical Disk Manager for Windows NT
Author Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright © 1985-2000 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. .Portions Copyright © 1997-2000 Veritas Software. All rights reserved.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)
dmconfig.dll

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

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

dmconfig.dll

Error

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

OK

Problems related to dmconfig.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 dmconfig.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

If the steps did not solve your dmconfig.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 dmconfig.dll
System Windows XP
File size 330752 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 d0d7d34120dab5f78bf6017eda99a815
SHA1 0243044cdea3bc4e73566f4593506dbb6f0dbfd3
SHA256 f794b1bf6654e54d9a8c97672a07c242a477bacda2cffb7d159fdb5a69641599
CRC32 3d8d48c0
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\