Entry point not found Dynamic link library error in Windows 10 fix

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Some programs and games require DLL files to run; however, sometimes these specific games or programs may not start. On the contrary, they may display an error message "Entry point not found Dynamic link libraryThis prevents you from continuing.

Apparently the game or software cannot identify the DLL library that needs to be run to start it. It is also possible that the library in question is not in the directory specified in the path, is damaged, or is not in the correct directory for some reason.



This can be frustrating, especially when you were ready to play your favorite game or needed that software. Fortunately, this can be fixed. Please follow the methods below to solve the problem "Entry point not found Dynamic link library“Error on your Windows 10 PC.

Method 1: installing Visual C ++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015

Step 1: Open your browser and copy and paste the link given below into your browser's address bar.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145

This is Microsoft's official download link for Visual C ++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015.

Click on download link in red.

Step 2: Next, you need to select the download file according to your system architecture (32 bit / 64 bit).

To know the architecture of your system, go to the desktop, right click on What PC and select Property in the context menu.

Step 3: A System properties window, on the right side, go to System section. Under this, check the file System type. This section will tell you if your PC is 32 bit o 64 bit.



4 phase: Now how do you know System type (system architecture), back to Visual C ++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 download page, select the download .exe file according to that and press The next.

For example, our system is 64 bit, then we select the first file in 64 bit system type.

Step 5: Once the download is complete, right click on it and select Show in folder.

Step 6: A download folder, right-click the installation file and select Run as administrator.

Step 7: In the settings window, check the box next to "I agree with the terms and conditions“And then click Install on pc button.

Let the installation be complete. Once completed, you can restart your PC and now you can easily open the specific game or software. If the problem persists, try the second method.

Method 2: Re-register the DLL file

Since we don't know which DLL is missing in this case, we will re-register all DLLs. Let's see how.

Step 1: Navigate to Home bottom left of the desktop (Windows icon). Gender cmd in the search box.

Step 2: Right-click on the result and select Run as administrator Open Symbol of the system in administrator mode.


Step 3: A Symbol of the system in the window, type the following command and press Log in:


for% 1 in (* .dll) do regsvr32 / s% 1

Once the process is complete, exit the Command Prompt window. Restart your PC and try opening the game or software again. This time it should open smoothly and without errors. If it still shows the error, try the third method.


Method 3: Run the System File Checker scan

Step 1: Go to Windows (Start) icon at your desk and then type system symbol in the search field.

Step 2: Right-click on the result and select Run as administrator in the context menu.

Step 3: il Symbol of the system The window with administrator rights opens. Run the following command in the window and press Log in:

sfc / scannow

The scanning process takes time, so please wait patiently. It will detect and repair all corrupt dll files. Once complete, restart your PC and then you can launch the specified game or software. There will be no more mistakes.

Alternatively, you can also try to reinstall the specified program that is generating the error. You should first uninstall the program, download the latest version again, and then install it using the installation file. If that still doesn't work, you can download a third-party registry cleaner and run it to clean any leftover registry and any junk files.

Another option would be to download a third-party troubleshooter, which can help you find the specified DLL that is missing from the software directory or has crashed. This will make it easier to identify the dll file and help you download it directly from the official website, saving you a lot of time.

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