How to Download and Fix elsTrans.dll?

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

elsTrans.dll file ELS Transliteration Service. 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 elsTrans.dll related errors on your device. You can also download elsTrans.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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

File info

General information
Filename elsTrans.dll
File extension DLL
Description ELS Transliteration Service
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 elsTrans.dll file. elsTrans.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 elsTrans.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to elsTrans.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 elsTrans.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of elsTrans.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\

If the steps did not solve your elsTrans.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 elsTrans.dll
System Windows 10
File size 24576 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c3ea3d5a5fddffd479f102c61418a068
SHA1 fbd6359ce8431b4fc2559236dfb64c9ec0b2cc95
SHA256 bceb4c161546a1fbe3ecf3bc3dee4afa8bee90786b66c6a1ae31d55d49eb6324
CRC32 c1de5cd5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename elsTrans.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 25088 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 c6b767170b2b249ce0f03687f35674e9
SHA1 62969ee77c8fd6a4bf412eb3af021919b732b6b8
SHA256 372c1f1c83b5f8f3d833cecaaba3db2ce1de8dff6a3b48c6259c3f5a883c92e3
CRC32 49dde51e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename elsTrans.dll
System Windows 8
File size 23552 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5bfc5d24d29fc1941f1a03d63ea910ad
SHA1 60851d72314fad95215549f754504a8f4f13398b
SHA256 376d6afa73541cfc866d9b00eba80e6433b33488830a74e3bb49f33ca032cb46
CRC32 683a387d
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename elsTrans.dll
System Windows 7
File size 25600 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 12929bde96189f4e968ad035573424f0
SHA1 1e940fafa7635ca6eb5150429143476c93d9db96
SHA256 27fbb49f6ed6722a0c43e270e7678efe9950bd913760db33d5c10afab99417fc
CRC32 2eb5049e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename elsTrans.dll
System Windows 7
File size 22528 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7b3fd36359de5d2ee49d213ccad13427
SHA1 30c16faded8a098e7580e8c4124ca4eb09ed5914
SHA256 1903fab91028cce19af4b88154ebe2b175f3c4535b0fae8f2dbb5a83e74c7dd1
CRC32 cc823806
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\