dnsclientpsprovider.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

dnsclientpsprovider.dll file DNS Client WMIv2 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 dnsclientpsprovider.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dnsclientpsprovider.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename dnsclientpsprovider.dll
File extension DLL
Description DNS Client WMIv2 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.)
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to dnsclientpsprovider.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 dnsclientpsprovider.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\

If the steps did not solve your dnsclientpsprovider.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 dnsclientpsprovider.dll
System Windows 10
File size 132608 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 42230beefe0d4e01ac4c9f6579f6db3f
SHA1 cbf6890e720a5784151cbac6f5402258d77bed75
SHA256 673021022a485cd46218600834428ebd55f0b9113f47b8278021e8975c2d7e33
CRC32 4f116608
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\
Filename dnsclientpsprovider.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 139776 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 4e19749fd81428dbe7d25f9cd9c33e77
SHA1 4f3874d169e078f01d3d04bc52a8464a5862f1fb
SHA256 d0aa91bb0d6be507ee3ae90b81483234170cc688514756d3ee7937a5326197e5
CRC32 b9be3596
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\
Filename dnsclientpsprovider.dll
System Windows 8
File size 132608 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 b4cae4c0726e18ef49836fdd85f0f140
SHA1 f6806a5184a529d44cf88c4c36302a2206b2a4c3
SHA256 9e0a2d57110ac5de87880a16b96fbea05aaf5b0c41458405d30cc45cd6799373
CRC32 fceeb42a
Example file location 1: C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\