dxtrans.dll Informations - Download and Fix

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

dxtrans.dll file DirectX Media -- DirectX Transform Core. 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 dxtrans.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dxtrans.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 dxtrans.dll
File extension DLL
Description DirectX Media -- DirectX Transform Core
Program Internet Explorer
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 dxtrans.dll file. dxtrans.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 dxtrans.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to dxtrans.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 dxtrans.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dxtrans.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 dxtrans.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 dxtrans.dll
System Windows 10
File size 266240 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c14acdbf86d58c6720ab9632842a56bd
SHA1 65ec4ccf43701af017f6a0fea4472491ca4bc8d6
SHA256 690ca50b38fe5d9132838d91231e31f60b0c5d643ff78e123681d379aa19996b
CRC32 887cfa47
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 285696 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 7b0d22c64f9b6a8cd79efadd29700693
SHA1 d7bf38e2f2d1edfdc66677430f06c4cdab37a004
SHA256 67a3575dbdb199d6613a4983ffe018243261643c0f527138274de30925d1ed92
CRC32 fa92559c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows 8
File size 226816 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 ef8df6997b13c25de1d0f3d15a797818
SHA1 f4643d971c71165fffa238f32b32234ad29300d7
SHA256 960f2399dac61f4ae587be12e2e0b510dc76510c6030c68bccefc0abd4d543da
CRC32 9c172176
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows 7
File size 315904 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 a658cde3b23b01be98347504566f2a46
SHA1 8a7bee8cc1175573635eea8a68b3705225f669d0
SHA256 e8e7d0e1f49d672947b735a6735cfa1e2bc5539095f0667e3af4f42e636baa20
CRC32 39f513fe
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows 7
File size 215552 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d96af6faf24d5653d558fb5861bd8f29
SHA1 5fca6e058e84ee40bbfa4884e130bce1e941eb2a
SHA256 b3ea5a4bd9a3a8d5c4d0eb18b7ce75652b43568f3095a821cfad6d9d864ef8ed
CRC32 907b892f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 310784 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 be57aac556bcc2882fb7f36232377ac8
SHA1 4cc157e96c4f955efbed3b2a14546e34c74d5eb4
SHA256 850d51fb49c511b9f5b30cb094e154c94ce6e751498b29ca2437f91d1ebf6a0c
CRC32 d019d2ef
Example file location ---
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 214528 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d12feb0e3ea6063a65a5498ed90fd790
SHA1 6105f98fb26ec54bc75945737fea51beb571cc7f
SHA256 cad7db2165492081c5d336d7c94876ddfd0cdc06e5c5be867296a9b2b0168caf
CRC32 f1475d3d
Example file location ---
Filename dxtrans.dll
System Windows XP
File size 205312 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 f3b0ac8a0c792544bf56999abdb25f0c
SHA1 68feb2a14c68e0669751ab8b5a90d083828c54a7
SHA256 319db8f665b6f78fcbb6d980b5dfada6897ef464d02a840e7eee05daf46ded18
CRC32 222dd22f
Example file location ---