Fix Dsui.dll Errors

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

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

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



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


Problems related to Dsui.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 Dsui.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your Dsui.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 Dsui.dll
System Windows 10
File size 129024 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 1e648032fbde782aef93ae9efc6ac783
SHA1 c280ec504ec3e615ad6f65df07afa0ac85b9ff43
SHA256 f3d55b49ab772b9f206badf6febb5b0e6ee875bbcb7c7cfca3c5b8d13c5b369a
CRC32 32e95c59
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Dsui.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 120832 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 aaea89f563187650a673c1e944fcf0f0
SHA1 559fe0b91bb1fbec3974f0a951a50dd3945cf0a9
SHA256 8bae9b93ecd189c3b00540e05016cd23b735f9648b2ce7da153db80c843965f1
CRC32 29f6cbf1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Dsui.dll
System Windows 8
File size 120320 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 b1573607d98f388cd2e7ec1fdbe431d5
SHA1 a1985df6afb66e0dbcf666882474ff98667ad126
SHA256 9422bd5c159b1b4bfb56d029f27b484c183dc63b6da9de176a1b4f2ddf295872
CRC32 2ef7fbb8
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\