dmscript.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

dmscript.dll file Microsoft DirectMusic Scripting. 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 dmscript.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dmscript.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, 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 Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename dmscript.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft DirectMusic Scripting
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 dmscript.dll file. dmscript.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 dmscript.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dmscript.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 dmscript.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.

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your dmscript.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 dmscript.dll
System Windows 10
File size 95232 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 64d626f023dbab974d6f88b8459b23de
SHA1 005ea23cf33ac836ea45a4d07465c0e6baf1585b
SHA256 1a9d9b418f13999ab0ba5183a82ec0cc6cdec189940148b2a374c98a7a385134
CRC32 c87d8ed0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmscript.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 95744 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 4abc68bd30142bb00388d20903ebe7f5
SHA1 b58b30c299563520c364719c2a1458095b1b9650
SHA256 bf8fdd70e76eff0c94179c9539fc038eb8a5b75aace2147ca7d742736d12267e
CRC32 2798bdc8
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmscript.dll
System Windows 8
File size 87040 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 cedb53ca8102b02e3045204da896db05
SHA1 6fbf180717b7fe4107903e36cf38750bcc41fa87
SHA256 d76be204b87f5b4780f7e19cb50b1363d363ead7dd41ebf8cae762ffafe2da8f
CRC32 e022537e
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dmscript.dll
System Windows 7
File size 86016 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 4496fa9dfe561d58fd291cc130f81dc8
SHA1 006539c86fb4e886081c03a3e83e60366f62bd89
SHA256 680b102f77ca1001d3968e0b6140ab82ae03f4f0e9907356d50c596396df4213
CRC32 f5010d0e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dmscript.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 84480 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a31e818d43ab419cf2109f413874845c
SHA1 ee119c13bb74535dbab93c483349b6402d98d169
SHA256 4fb84e258f75ad048a41869a02ed18fc2955b21f661658394fc61dd9b11ebeb4
CRC32 cdd85e19
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dmscript.dll
System Windows XP
File size 82432 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 7ce6e106ff34186f3d2621fbbd40dfdf
SHA1 c6bc65c8c2a6ed2940b929cd080abcc57b58d798
SHA256 7558a56dbbe439a3f6721bfb9d946c58375165f958edc74f0be72059002c8ae2
CRC32 c6332f0e
Example file location ---