DmiProvider.dll Informations - Download and Fix

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

DmiProvider.dll file DISM Driver Provider. 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 DmiProvider.dll related errors on your device. You can also download DmiProvider.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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

File info

General information
Filename DmiProvider.dll
File extension DLL
Description DISM Driver Provider
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 DmiProvider.dll file. DmiProvider.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 DmiProvider.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to DmiProvider.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 DmiProvider.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Dism\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Dism\

If the steps did not solve your DmiProvider.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 DmiProvider.dll
System Windows 10
File size 290712 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 bb57f1fb2c1fbaed7ff49cd4c76b90b5
SHA1 69992d3fdba6c22ff9dc9e9841aa8b9214fbb240
SHA256 43e0086539738d9770bed7f347f2c6267dbcdc3ab1df1de61f5d7ebdc2d82e69
CRC32 635c494d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DmiProvider.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 254464 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 ddafea0d5e5c1343fa51599414252934
SHA1 66222d57e0f200610d01041a7e43e7f71af62bc1
SHA256 9353ab59e6622ed299e89dc37fc83ba21077ac3426dac683058380625606591e
CRC32 86ecae29
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DmiProvider.dll
System Windows 8
File size 264192 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 838aad9fbcdf10057762dbbe3fa2192e
SHA1 6adbe413ef138b56bfbfb0d663ea3fa68c6ff07d
SHA256 fc3fe4fabab820a93efeb91621251af464a66a15d7466d8546025668c5b06638
CRC32 3c73ffac
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\Dism\
Filename DmiProvider.dll
System Windows 7
File size 318464 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 cc0bddf6d62624eda518314145085e0a
SHA1 ad98cabfa4e05df17dc1708299f5a384c462f188
SHA256 8d0bd52d4c12561962b16755053002d41496e907fcd243be2dd72e0367184709
CRC32 a2897ccd
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Dism\
Filename DmiProvider.dll
System Windows 7
File size 435712 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 fc2db5842190c6e78a40cd7da483b27c
SHA1 e94ee17cd06fb55d04bef2bdfcf5736f336e0fa0
SHA256 e6c93305d886bff678bd83b715bb5c5cbb376b90b973d9dd6844fac808de5c82
CRC32 1870ef08
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Dism\