dsprop.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

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

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



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


Problems related to dsprop.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 dsprop.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dsprop.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 dsprop.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 dsprop.dll
System Windows 10
File size 147456 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 a67d528fcfe3c22942674d1456c9772b
SHA1 b19dd34aaa73e9426521cb1a4ad818c80199c035
SHA256 062a9154c801574c9fba3a4eecaefd7ba4da2ad832d8a87785774dc6993b574f
CRC32 868fca2d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 146432 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 0eb938347f12f3009247836e3cd09da6
SHA1 e6cac456d277fe99bf2c9f44891523d084c3f47f
SHA256 9f684e517c64e14eb16f1b16fc557f534627d3686bcc1c256b371cbcb46ead8b
CRC32 d15144b6
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows 8
File size 143360 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 229bfd62cf5424759c00d1dc87dadeb8
SHA1 bb7eee8736ac21f26702027d0eab5fe4c02dd521
SHA256 a96f5ae7f0c596164d32a85c34693506dea6ebce2f627bc7088071f38f4305c0
CRC32 4ca7c4f6
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows 7
File size 148992 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 559c2d2b139fd521ab86029373ce4c47
SHA1 e89adffe883e0ce30ddeaa8f4b0d41caaf9643ba
SHA256 dc8535e0aa6f51daf1cc5dea732e4d3efad7f53b66d4455870366ab60c22b435
CRC32 af794304
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows 7
File size 190976 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 e2b696759a8ece454a3defe64d4f7a6b
SHA1 6c39c05c99123b8cf3a19bfd916be829d9547046
SHA256 0cab38f4d039d2edd9485fde712bc842220baa4e56b3bc0c5f37f9dc5e454b82
CRC32 8199b931
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 137728 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 187aa172e7a5bd212613fbb9d9f770d5
SHA1 2819c631d66218a16f1c3a9e3a697cc16d2aaf0e
SHA256 6a73f3f333c6ea6a126c62e9c86d54b3038575419cde0df4c2931a8988bdab26
CRC32 3bfa2e89
Example file location ---
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 164864 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 fd5ae1c64b86b4befef2691306183e09
SHA1 9838e114c814be3064f369142f65d3d3aa50b6ad
SHA256 b356d8f321826ffcbae8cd6a9b19546c85538dad4b1d218a6d0d95ac22a984b6
CRC32 0c1ee362
Example file location ---
Filename dsprop.dll
System Windows XP
File size 142848 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 287f10ef7f9253670eaa3a9c41366576
SHA1 bbd6ff9cd2f2fb4be8905385f357e2e8d9265446
SHA256 82859bad55a5c675cb712377113e95f9943bef802997ea64cf2d44b2290e6400
CRC32 d9faf652
Example file location ---