dmintf.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

dmintf.dll file Disk Management DCOM Interface Stub. 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 dmintf.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dmintf.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename dmintf.dll
File extension DLL
Description Disk Management DCOM Interface Stub
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 dmintf.dll file. dmintf.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 dmintf.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dmintf.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 dmintf.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dmintf.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your dmintf.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 dmintf.dll
System Windows 10
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 3649a9233f7511746fe4bf78bf6dc100
SHA1 9b7eb896fa518486ba77d3eb6d4a9053c0d64900
SHA256 6f94b98a46376b34d945a7df3149e32f826153d7f77eabcf1dce3bfe19986501
CRC32 1c25aada
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 c41963b947ebdc8d684fea7e077f823d
SHA1 47dba4bdf0f022d642cb8f6986e4bbe1b333f4e8
SHA256 abbacb5eaa138903ec3ef5bea9c20e6e0211cb28693003e0c742a564bf8b37d6
CRC32 1af75229
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows 8
File size 23552 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 ef66e8d78983a2e2d2685f8a6f9526ca
SHA1 345958c12c9cab2f1e9db8027ded21bc19e0819c
SHA256 817288f713ef4168a2d76e1d664dea0aaeba7d22b1c6a9f5dc6170199099bfe2
CRC32 90bcba0e
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows 7
File size 23040 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 33f4f907b1c55abceb37e1a47fbbf39e
SHA1 a8ce61f3ed12e4281fe5a240d4e91da5c1a05154
SHA256 86629c9c0a7388ac0ca7ad4ee136c8062dedcb20c926d132375ebb1516246f1e
CRC32 6dccea34
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows 7
File size 60928 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 98c06bba1948d2f7e13293d3b3a88530
SHA1 eda0bc934948ef1c310071bb8f53d7f8d5e46ab7
SHA256 bdfb26ff4afe2175c37fc9f87f1e8e917eba0b56f16977784363ce01d8d0243b
CRC32 a2524362
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 60416 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 328d8233b49c0698fffed47eb38e2a4b
SHA1 864b91c5edaa717346ae046fe92b08c178fc4fa8
SHA256 e67007d7b7ae13446ecc2bb746d505238117f1bee5df92a658b7db5dd64138d0
CRC32 f1e53223
Example file location ---
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 23040 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d42a07c34afc060cd9ed28010fd9d038
SHA1 bc61c6ba29628fb2fb86e4f129cf2f6649a76dcc
SHA256 f3feec059a1fb2d8eedb0ce0c9fe13faf08098acac553dd9667be907fa1474fc
CRC32 d8080b1d
Example file location ---
Filename dmintf.dll
System Windows XP
File size 18432 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 c17b0415da7bcd5429c945e55354144a
SHA1 b3e17c1495d4dddf1ea623be3774c1768e4178c0
SHA256 f4f840d3d21a3fbc6309d25f76492a3fc60d727da74cf5293aa762a0e406f8a8
CRC32 3bc18a9e
Example file location ---