How to Fix Openal32.dll is Missing Error in Windows

In the Windows operating system, you use so many applications to complete your various technical works. These applications are associated with different DLL files. Whenever you try to run or open the application, the DLL file supports it to run properly. But sometimes you may get Openal32.dll is missing error in Windows while you try to run the application associated with the Openal32.dll file. After the occurring of this error issue, you will not be able to run any application or programs on the computer or you may also find the severe data loss situation. In this situation, you should go through some manual or automatic way of error troubleshooting. You can install Advanced System Repair tool in your computer to fix this error issue automatically.


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Symptoms of the Openal32.dll was not found error –

Many symptoms are there that you may see while you get Openal32.dll is missing error in Windows like automatic shutdown, startup problem, repetitive restarting, system stuck, screen freezing, occurring of blue screen of death error, slow performance of the computer, opening of many applications without your permission, redirecting towards the undesired locations, incurring of some unknown error messages on the computer screen, etc. You can also see the following error messages;

“Cannot start LXFDVD144. A required component is missing: OpenAL32.dll. Please install LXFDVD144 again.” Or,

“This application failed to start because OpenAL32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”

Causes of the Openal32.dll is missing or not found error –

You may get the Openal32.dll is missing error in Windows due to many reasons like missing or corrupt Openal32.dll file, incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, virus infections, incorrect registry entries, corruptions with the device drivers, misconfigured or damaged Windows system files, failure of the hard drive, incompatible or outdated software or hardware, broken files, etc.

How to fix Openal32.dll was not found error in Windows –

To fix the Openal32.dll is missing error in Windows; you should go through the following manual methods:

  1. First of all uninstall the application that is causing the issue.
  2. Reinstall the application again with a trusted source.
  3. Try to install all the possible Windows updates.
  4. Run a strong antivirus to fix the virus issue.
  5. Repair the registry entries with registry cleaner.
  6. You can also download and install Openal32.dll file from the internet.
  7. Conduct a complete Windows reinstallation in your computer.

The above manual procedure will help you to fix or resolve the Openal32.dll is missing error in Windows properly. But one thing you should keep in your mind that the manual method needs a sound technical knowledge to fix the error issue. So, it will be better for you to download and install Advanced System Repair tool to fix the issue 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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Advanced System Repair tool will help you in many ways. It will fix the entire Windows errors automatically after the complete scanning of the computer. The tool will repair the registry problems and check the Windows system files. It will also remove virus infections from the system to enhance its performance.

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