dxmasf.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

dxmasf.dll file Microsoft Windows Media Component Removal File.. 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 dxmasf.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dxmasf.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename dxmasf.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Windows Media Component Removal File.
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 dxmasf.dll file. dxmasf.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 dxmasf.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dxmasf.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 dxmasf.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your dxmasf.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 dxmasf.dll
System Windows 10
File size 5632 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 9c444ddd05950b8efeb3b4532b55e8f6
SHA1 04fbbf4de0a5dd5550ff991c3c1b8e2066005561
SHA256 c32e1f561ed0ab96335d147cdb1a1c258782edb24c1d38110a1d537c7475b964
CRC32 75f8d8f4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxmasf.dll
System Windows 8
File size 4608 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0d44c6def76226b81e78fd00e93927b2
SHA1 c69f9507b3b346001eef6f2c7812d4b128adf033
SHA256 41dc5e008feabe892881013d1e6621ffea2c15d0ef0ffc6324195d0408292485
CRC32 6fedc23a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxmasf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 4096 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 c9237b2d9148427afd512a7318e273bc
SHA1 07387406a3cad9cbbd2b4d88c2004ec70bef4bf3
SHA256 be487d80c804d03defb29a795a8535e79eaee18e9b9cd01da4add71fc14e4e5c
CRC32 145f2acd
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxmasf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 5120 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 e4c856263f52d597c2f1819022e58008
SHA1 4129f1db325c5c9cbf1d9c0422421a9eb76b6cbb
SHA256 0ef7ffc5f3f1a6bd3bfb637ecd82e336630127721886a6932b1ab01fe92e5d42
CRC32 85a4916c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\