dpnhupnp.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

dpnhupnp.dll file DirectPlay 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 dpnhupnp.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dpnhupnp.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 dpnhupnp.dll
File extension DLL
Description DirectPlay 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 dpnhupnp.dll file. dpnhupnp.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 dpnhupnp.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dpnhupnp.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 dpnhupnp.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dpnhupnp.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\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your dpnhupnp.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 dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 8192 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 7b0b61bec720c7484c4f488cb8c71d52
SHA1 2a2021d60606aae5c73070344d8b48aede3c07eb
SHA256 0c2d6ade7fc4aedaa3b18b1402872d8e089e22bfe9da176d56644bcd2be5546b
CRC32 2fbc0b76
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 8192 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 45fee7008562673e51a7bf17f7f883b4
SHA1 83c7790ac77486dfaa813e92ba34191ff67af997
SHA256 0597aaf25f1e7458c19a7b78ee64711d256c3c649af9fff40675e73af6cf7836
CRC32 0f81464c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows 8
File size 8192 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 c6393fd55e1ff3f740634becad090c3e
SHA1 80a7671555d0220dd5d8ea15448166e7cd2d9bb1
SHA256 3f53c5c1328b0dcda0a637597254bc98de47990a5f380be633a2512b3db62768
CRC32 f73cbe85
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 8704 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 b50e2c54dc6f02c53b82fc9481c6fe60
SHA1 2120f9d600e6e76cca192b6fb42bed9d1d6f5a6c
SHA256 5cc42c87e9841f6834b2bb44ff1b23576298bdebc91b204ffe9a4494cf678b1a
CRC32 f089592a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ffac9f8cf117c5c478bdd3635bd04637
SHA1 5bcd98ee4de4e6f14889d5ca832fb26217a3fa82
SHA256 e9f4a228416ef4a8f119e7e313f2b6e73e8ed918568d0ac00f22405c5cc321ae
CRC32 3f717e9c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 8704 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 30284531a44e8ec512a80fdc39880270
SHA1 bfdb0fd8a7119cfcd9661d4ebe80dbbc0c631fcf
SHA256 659f16303d31404faa5233cf0db83c0b287cb3c8b0c0a860512b44908dc8bfea
CRC32 28fdea27
Example file location ---
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 e38069b444d7f3d867e187a40a92890d
SHA1 d6bfdbfff54c420a37e6dec1e66d0dc0dc886601
SHA256 c23d991e17987ca90a5e8f91441ca9b105d7db02b9bebfe7174786dc1ee4f1d7
CRC32 34be3598
Example file location ---
Filename dpnhupnp.dll
System Windows XP
File size 60928 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 d651151c706b961cf375ffd33545daf9
SHA1 ac2c5e0be5252219c5b3944a7fe6454b9a69934c
SHA256 1cdff59b4e2431cad00007ffbb7bdc3a0c656f362ba3ff628b7252709181f0fd
CRC32 6fe7473d
Example file location ---