Guide to Fix Updspapi.dll is Missing Error in Windows

Windows operating system is one of the most popular and the most user friendly OS in the world that billions of people are using it to complete their personal or professional jobs. But sometimes due to the occurring of some errors or corruptions issue, you will not be able to access the Windows computer properly. Likewise, you may get Updspapi.dll is missing error in Windows due to the missing or corruption in the Updspapi.dll file. It is a very annoying and dreadful error situation that you should fix as soon as possible with the help of the manual or automatic way of troubleshooting. But you should always keep in your mind that going through the manual method will only be applicable if you have a sound technical knowledge. You can also download and install Advanced System Repair tool to fix the error automatically.


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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Symptoms of the Updspapi.dll not found error –

Some of the common symptoms, you may see are slow performance of the computer, system sticking, screen freeing, occurring of the blue screen of death error, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, problem in installing or uninstalling programs, problem in loading the applications or programs. You can also see this error typically as the following error messages on your computer screen;

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

“Cannot start Microsoft Windows Operating System. A required component is missing: updspapi.dll. Please install Microsoft Windows Operating System again.”

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

There are many causes responsible for the incurring of Updspapi.dll is missing or not found error in the computer like incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, missing or corruption in the Updspapi.dll file, damaged device drivers, incompatible or outdated hard drive, hardware failure, software issue, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured system files, etc.

How to fix Updspapi.dll is missing or not found error

You can follow the below mentioned manual method to fix the entire problem associated with Updspapi.dll not found error:

  1. First of all restart the computer. Restarting will resolve the problem many times.
  2. Restore the Updspapi.dll file from the recycle bin.
  3. Run a strong antivirus tool to fix the issue.
  4. Repair registry entries with a registry cleaner.
  5. Adjust the RAM memory once.
  6. You should also install all the possible Windows updates.
  7. Reinstall the entire Windows in your computer again.

With the help of the above manual method, you can fix problem associated with Updspapi.dll is missing error in Windows properly. But one thing you must keep in your mind that going through the manual method should only be applied if you have deep technical knowledge. Otherwise, you can download Advanced System Repair tool on the computer to fix the issue.


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 will help you to fix the entire problems of the Windows automatically. The tool is compatible with every version of Windows. It will scan the whole computer after launching and repair the errors and remove virus, junk files, duplicate entries, etc completely. Advanced System Repair tool will also improve the performance of the computer amazingly.

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