Steps to Fix WMP.dll is Missing Error in Windows

There are many DLL files in your Windows computer that are responsible for the proper running of the applications you installed. WMP.dll file is also one of those file. It is associated with the MSDN Disc 2442.6. When you try to run a program in your computer that is attached with this file, you will get flawless performance. But sometimes, due to the missing or damaging of the WMP.dll file, you may also get WMP.dll is missing error in Windows. The error is very critical and makes you annoyed vigorously. You cannot be able to perform any function on the computer after the occurring of the error. Therefore, you can fix the issue of WMP.dll was not found error in your computer with the help of the manual or automatic way of troubleshooting. The error may also be rectified automatically by installing Advanced System Repair tool in your computer.


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Symptoms of WMP.dll is missing or not found error –

Many symptoms of the WMP.dll is missing error in Windows can be seen like slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, system sticking, screen freezing, starting problem, repetitive restarting, opening of many apps without letting you know, unable to install or uninstall any files or programs, occurring of many error messages on the computer screen, incurring of blue screen of death error, etc. You can also get the following error messages on your computer screen;

“Cannot start MSDN Disc 2442.6. A required component is missing: wmp.dll. Please install MSDN Disc 2442.6 again.” Or,

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

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

There are many reasons for the occurring of the WMP.dll is missing or not found error in Windows like virus infections, damaging of missing of WMP.dll file, incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, unfinished uninstalling of some files or apps, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured system files, damaged device drivers, hard drive failure, hardware malfunctioning, software incompatibility, etc.

How to fix WMP.dll is missing error in Windows –

You can fix the issue of WMP.dll was not found error in Windows with the help of the manual methods given below:

  1. First of all go to the start button and click on the Run.
  2. In the run box, you have to type the following command and hit Enter after each command;
  • exe /updatewmpversion
  • regsvr32 wmp.dll
  1. You will see that a syncing process gets started that will sync the WMP.dll file and the registry entries to resolve the issue.

At the end of the process, the problem of WMP.dll is missing error in Windows will be resolved. But one thing you should also keep in your mind that the manual method should only be applied if you have a sound technical knowledge. Otherwise, you should install Advanced System Repair tool in your computer 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 is one of the best tools in the world that can fix the entire problem of the Windows computer automatically. The tool will first scan the whole system and remove the errors and corruptions found. It will also repair the registry entries and remove virus infections to enhance the computer performance.

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