Guide to Fix OpenGL32.dll is Missing Error in Windows

Windows operating system is the most popular, dynamic and easy to use operating system in the world. You can install many applications and programs in this OS to complete your various works. But it is also true that sometimes you may get many error issues in your computer due to some improper activities or due to internal issue. You may get OpenGL32.dll is missing error in Windows due to the missing or corrupt OpenGL32.dll file. The OpenGL32.dll file is responsible for the running of some applications associated with this file. After having this error in your computer, you may get many unusual happenings in your computer like data loss, automatic shutdown, etc. So, it is very important to fix this issue using the manual or automatic processes of this article. You can use Advanced System Repair tool for the automatic removal or the error issues.


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Symptoms of OpenGL32.dll was not found error –

Some common symptoms that you may see when you get OpenGL32.dll is missing error in Windows are system sticking, screen freezing, occurring of the blue screen of death error, slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, startup problems, unable to install or uninstall any apps or programs, unable to open any programs properly, sometimes opening of some apps without your permission, etc. But the most common symptom that you can see is the occurring of the error messages on your computer screen usually as;

“Cannot start FineReader OCR. A required component is missing: opengl32.dll. Please install FineReader OCR again.” Or,

“This application failed to start because opengl32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”

Causes of the OpenGL32.dll is missing error in Windows –

There are many reasons responsible for the occurring of the OpenGL32.dll is missing or not found error like virus attack, missing or corrupt OpenGL32.dll file, incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, conflicts among the various applications or programs installed in the computer, unfinished uninstalling of some apps, misconfigured system files, incorrect registry entries, etc.

Fix OpenGL32.dll is missing or not found error in the computer –

You can go through the following manual methods to fix the OpenGL32.dll is missing error in Windows completely manually:

  1. First of all download the OpenGL32.dll file from the internet.
  2. Remove the old OpenGL32.dll file from the computer directory.
  3. Now rename the downloaded file as OpenGL32BACKUP.dll.
  4. Paste this new renamed file to C:/Windows/System32/.
  5. Now restart the computer.
  6. If the problem will not resolved using this method then you many also reinstall the entire Windows OS on the computer.

At the end of the entire methods, you can see that the occurring of the OpenGL32.dll is missing error in Windows is resolved and the computer is not getting any error messages right now. But one thing you must keep in your mind that going through the manual method may require a sound technical knowledge. So, you should download and install Advanced System Repair tool to fix the error.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool is one of the best tools in the world to fix the Windows problems automatically. The tool will help you to find out the errors and remove them automatically. You need not to perform a single manual step here. You can also remove the virus infections and enhance the computer performance amazingly.

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