Download and Fix EncDec.dll

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

EncDec.dll file XDSCodec & Encypter/Decrypter Tagger Filters.. 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 EncDec.dll related errors on your device. You can also download EncDec.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 EncDec.dll
File extension DLL
Description XDSCodec & Encypter/Decrypter Tagger Filters.
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 EncDec.dll file. EncDec.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 EncDec.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to EncDec.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 EncDec.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of EncDec.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 EncDec.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 EncDec.dll
System Windows 10
File size 379392 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 cd2f6d051dccd83642c095ce3a9ab0c8
SHA1 ab723ed9860873f5989172b9ea5e1cee89d53fd4
SHA256 69586ac3ce93c6fbd38c50fdaface4d920c9e81e55f61bbad035567283704135
CRC32 1acb3ce5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 442880 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 f7c546a7521fa3670a06047dcf7b4d82
SHA1 a9e36dd505d5b9ed308ba3deb02c0658294ff3ee
SHA256 5d27b485d12db7f7774d0089880fc1027510f44a1cc73fe2e7fe89d98e05e74d
CRC32 f308545a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows 8
File size 425984 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 875d513fe6ef5e93f480e0039f09ffd0
SHA1 a7f483f57151b7013fa2c414d85eb377ef8052f3
SHA256 c6f8c789328ddd6e9779f7e426f5cc9ed81615d2e99483e5195979e3a08bfb2d
CRC32 906cecac
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows 7
File size 534528 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 c42c0258f7f20cec45432496c4650714
SHA1 5bc308e1ed6f9dcc80eaa329e3298b7c76740eea
SHA256 e66e8be234f582f6ac4b755b7dc8df50e68ddcee50d91390253a4abcd2ca6fd4
CRC32 21dd8ec7
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows 7
File size 722944 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 d95d441eab70a93c9eebb114ad38eee0
SHA1 927aebab37ef5c490170f951df7a75f74a10d870
SHA256 f262fd54864b3ca689cb2e3b7ebf44d5b5d67a2ce1138c4417b76bdc6dd34ad4
CRC32 725848c0
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 428544 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 27d1a4045917ef6ed42039cc6cdca719
SHA1 9dbfea476be9c92809d6573048e500d13978b802
SHA256 1853180734d2e74bb46f892dda8ed09eb017643061a6df3d6dc17ec7e9325392
CRC32 34227ccf
Example file location ---
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 558592 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 2c17acb012c53fe4900a3deb96fcf720
SHA1 acb23e8ae5ac1c698918360180b360df4c533318
SHA256 68739da065712bbbbb86480db1ab19bd2a505edad402fe745158064fe708f2ae
CRC32 b0940503
Example file location ---
Filename EncDec.dll
System Windows XP
File size 186880 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 096b80537953e78951275434b6cca4e9
SHA1 ef725afa1039b9e53b661be1e11d3d992348bbc8
SHA256 d2cfb5363713101e0d8da00193c9f38a3dd803faa1e295b3f0fdea57942bb1f4
CRC32 1859c894
Example file location ---