dskquota.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

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

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



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


Problems related to dskquota.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 dskquota.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dskquota.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 dskquota.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 dskquota.dll
System Windows 10
File size 104448 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 04cfddfeda42cf95072c145885c85342
SHA1 9d494cb10ff8255f2563503b07065693916e7b43
SHA256 1a5af060e4fe93ee9e7ce63aa22ee5a1af4f38886a684b809a098dc76285dcbb
CRC32 6db92792
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 95232 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 63174a5ab9bd9db3ad430bcd8ad0d2a9
SHA1 a07a10c40e3e1913406044315c6682cf8049bb4f
SHA256 ab177c692f3ccaebd887435dbc51bccc54fb1f0e6b3081970a14b29cd2981421
CRC32 ad1c8aa0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows 8
File size 82944 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 c0afb52f866be01c6e1058b9c04d9b50
SHA1 aab1c5f6e653bd3f71b188b10be27a7fc2452fe0
SHA256 aaedad8073ed7d7d88ab91028292a141a3670e55bb3aac02ab70b6bbd01e835a
CRC32 353da631
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows 7
File size 87040 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7e5eeecd068a1508c3ce5d83bf5c50e0
SHA1 b6372b7a9d06bfd382d00714ba904e61b8a32113
SHA256 af4bf7d0a9a24dd901c127015f36946073e48315503134677e4f442ffbb9bec3
CRC32 31cd5b80
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows 7
File size 115200 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 f1387f5674697f2d8eb6de2266477860
SHA1 224515a0ef04cd07388d74a69f6cd5816358adf9
SHA256 4f0f66e2eeed2d627627979cc32ae7e527095e9a53559ee967cc8d046025557d
CRC32 4a5761d4
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 86528 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 721baa64ef443d9033f2330f0ff8c70b
SHA1 a50c0aa335c5d02f8d52e0b3d90dbe08b6db5874
SHA256 c67e62cc7e07c75c19d41e596e0620ca7179372ee016d14436c72446a71573f4
CRC32 7d1a8c64
Example file location ---
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 117248 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 c1638c8a9a19f5953406c865ad8c7dd7
SHA1 c696046e852f927aa364a2b46bbb0721bde493ac
SHA256 05ed2ec54fc9bf483857a1685481167fcbf7c3cffbda805f4cf4264e004ed025
CRC32 73d9bea0
Example file location ---
Filename dskquota.dll
System Windows XP
File size 92672 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 fb6ee278bc2046e0952f320ac62d3e07
SHA1 eac109c047401e59e35daf63963bbccba74c6980
SHA256 be6ec1d5ea75398192173bd1db6afb01e5c54a287a79e4af92776fb472bd0418
CRC32 5a900d50
Example file location ---