Unable to locate entry point for The Dynamic Link Library: Fix procedure

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Catherine Le Nevez
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Very often when you try to open a game or when you try to access Adobe Photoshop, you may encounter an error "Entry point not found, cannot find the entry point of the Dynamic Link Library procedure". This error mainly occurs when an application cannot find the DLL library.

You may also see the error due to a corrupted dll file, the dll file is missing, it is not in the specified path, due to corrupted configuration files or drivers or simply a wrong configuration. While uninstalling and reinstalling the app, updating to the current version or performing a system restore can help you get rid of the error sometimes, but it may not always fix the problem.



Fortunately, there are a few ways to fix this error. Let's see how.

Method 1: installing the DLL file

Step 1: Click the link below to open Microsoft's official download page for the DLL file:

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

Click on download link in red.

Step 2: Then select the download file based on your system type (32bit / 64bit) and click The next.

Here we select the download file for the 64-bit system architecture.

* Note - If you don't know how to find system information / system type in Windows 10, check out this article.

Step 3: Once the download is complete, click on it to open the installation file. Check the box next to I accept the terms and conditions of the license. and click Install on pc.


Now, wait for the installation to complete.


Once the installation is complete, restart your computer and the DLL error should go away. But, if the problem persists then follow the second method.

Method 2: Run System File Checker

Step 1: To go Home and write cmd in the search box.

Step 2: Right-click on the result and select Run as administrator from the context menu to open Symbol of the system in elevated mode.


Step 3: A Symbol of the system (Administration), run the following command and press Log in:

sfc / scannow

This process takes a little longer to complete, so please wait until it's done. It will find the corrupt files and repair them accordingly.


Restart your PC and try to open the application that showed the error and the error should no longer appear.

If you still find the error, try the third method.

Method 3: Install All in One Runtimes Download

All in One Runtimes Download offers some of the best browser runtimes and add-ons in one file. You can choose from the wide range of packages you want to install.

Step 1: Click the link below to go to Scarica All in One Runtime page and click download connection.

https://www.computerbase.de/downloads/systemtools/all-in-one-runtimes/

Once the download is complete, open the configuration file and follow the instructions to complete the installation.

Restart your computer and try to open the application that was having the problem. You should no longer see the error.

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