Download Certpdef.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

Certpdef.dll download. The Certpdef.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit). You can fix "The file Certpdef.dll is missing." and "Certpdef.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

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The Certpdef.dll file is 0.11 MB for 32 Bit and 0.22 MB for 64 Bit. The download links have been checked and there are no problems. You can download it without a problem. Currently, it has been downloaded 613 times.

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All Versions of the Certpdef.dll File link

The last version of the Certpdef.dll file is the 5.2.3790.3959 version for 32 Bit and 6.1.7600.16385 version for 64 Bit. There have been 1 versions previously released. All versions of the Dll file are listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 6.1.7600.16385 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  2. 5.2.3790.3959 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

Steps to Download the Certpdef.dll File link

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Certpdef.dll file
    Step 1:Download the Certpdef.dll file
  2. The downloading page will open after clicking the Download button. After the page opens, in order to download the Certpdef.dll file the best server will be found and the download process will begin within a few seconds. In the meantime, you shouldn't close the page.

How to Fix Certpdef.dll Errors? link

ATTENTION! In order to install the Certpdef.dll file, you must first download it. If you haven't downloaded it, before continuing on with the installation, download the file. If you don't know how to download it, all you need to do is look at the dll download guide found on the top line.

Method 1: Solving the DLL Error by Copying the Certpdef.dll File to the Windows System Folder link

  1. The file you are going to download is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. You cannot directly install the ".zip" file. First, you need to extract the dll file from inside it. So, double-click the file with the ".zip" extension that you downloaded and open the file.
  2. You will see the file named "Certpdef.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the file we are going to install. Click the file once with the left mouse button. By doing this you will have chosen the file.
    Choosing the Certpdef.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Certpdef.dll file
  3. Click the "Extract To" symbol marked in the picture. To extract the dll file, it will want you to choose the desired location. Choose the "Desktop" location and click "OK" to extract the file to the desktop. In order to do this, you need to use the Winrar software. If you do not have this software, you can find and download it through a quick search on the Internet.
    Extracting the Certpdef.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Certpdef.dll file to the desktop
  4. Copy the "Certpdef.dll" file file you extracted.
  5. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the Certpdef.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 5:Pasting the Certpdef.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "Certpdef.dll" file and paste it also into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" folder.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, the dll file must be in both the "sysWOW64" folder as well as the "System32" folder. In other words, you must copy the "Certpdef.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Certpdef.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 6:Pasting the Certpdef.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  7. First, we must run the Windows Command Prompt as an administrator.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt on Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same methods to run the Command Prompt as an administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and type in "cmd", but don't press Enter. Doing this, you will have run a search of your computer through the Start Menu. In other words, typing in "cmd" we did a search for the Command Prompt.
    2. When you see the "Command Prompt" option among the search results, push the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER
    3. " keys on your keyboard.
    4. A verification window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run the Command Prompt as with administrative permission?" Approve this action by saying, "Yes".
    Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
    Step 7:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  8. Let's copy the command below and paste it in the Command Line that comes up, then let's press Enter. This command deletes the Certpdef.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor (The file that we copied to the System32 folder does not perform any action with the file, it just deletes the registry in the Windows Registry Editor. The file that we pasted into the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Certpdef.dll
    Deleting the Certpdef.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 8:Deleting the Certpdef.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
  9. If the Windows you use has 64 Bit architecture, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the broken registry of the Certpdef.dll file from the 64 Bit architecture (The Cleaning process is only with registries in the Windows Registry Editor. In other words, the dll file that we pasted into the SysWoW64 folder will stay as it is).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Certpdef.dll
    Uninstalling the broken registry of the Certpdef.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Uninstalling the broken registry of the Certpdef.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  10. We need to make a clean registry for the dll file's registry that we deleted from Regedit (Windows Registry Editor). In order to accomplish this, copy and paste the command below into the Command Line and press Enter key.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Certpdef.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Certpdef.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 10:Making a clean registry for the Certpdef.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  11. Windows 64 Bit users must run the command below after running the previous command. With this command, we will create a clean and good registry for the Certpdef.dll file we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Certpdef.dll
    Creating a clean and good registry for the Certpdef.dll file (64 Bit için)
    Step 11:Creating a clean and good registry for the Certpdef.dll file (64 Bit için)
  12. If you did the processes in full, the installation should have finished successfully. If you received an error from the command line, you don't need to be anxious. Even if the Certpdef.dll file was installed successfully, you can still receive error messages like these due to some incompatibilities. In order to test whether your dll problem was solved or not, try running the software giving the error message again. If the error is continuing, try the 2nd Method to solve this problem.

Method 2: Copying The Certpdef.dll File Into The Software File Folder link

  1. First, you need to find the file folder for the software you are receiving the "Certpdef.dll not found", "Certpdef.dll is missing" or other similar dll errors. In order to do this, right-click on the shortcut for the software and click the Properties option from the options that come up.
    Opening software properties
    Step 1:Opening software properties
  2. Open the software's file folder by clicking on the Open File Location button in the Properties window that comes up.
    Opening the software's file folder
    Step 2:Opening the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Certpdef.dll file into this folder that opens.
    Copying the Certpdef.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Copying the Certpdef.dll file into the software's file folder
  4. This is all there is to the process. Now, try to run the software again. If the problem still is not solved, you can try the 3rd Method.

Method 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Software that Gives You the Certpdef.dll Error link

  1. Press the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run tool. Paste the command below into the text field titled "Open" in the Run window that opens and press the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will open the "Programs and Features" tool.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
  2. The softwares listed in the Programs and Features window that opens up are the softwares installed on your computer. Find the software that gives you the dll error and run the "Right-Click > Uninstall" command on this software.
    Uninstalling the software from your computer
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software from your computer
  3. Following the instructions that come up, uninstall the software from your computer and restart your computer.
    Following the verification and instructions for the software uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the verification and instructions for the software uninstall process
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving the error.
  5. You may be able to solve the dll error you are experiencing by using this method. If the error messages are continuing despite all these processes, we may have a problem deriving from Windows. To solve dll errors deriving from Windows, you need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the Certpdef.dll error with the Windows System File Checker link

  1. First, we must run the Windows Command Prompt as an administrator.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt on Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same methods to run the Command Prompt as an administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and type in "cmd", but don't press Enter. Doing this, you will have run a search of your computer through the Start Menu. In other words, typing in "cmd" we did a search for the Command Prompt.
    2. When you see the "Command Prompt" option among the search results, push the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER
    3. " keys on your keyboard.
    4. A verification window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run the Command Prompt as with administrative permission?" Approve this action by saying, "Yes".
    Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
    Step 1:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  2. Paste the command below into the Command Line that opens up and hit the Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    Scanning and fixing system errors with the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Scanning and fixing system errors with the sfc /scannow command
  3. This process can take some time. You can follow its progress from the screen. Wait for it to finish and after it is finished try to run the software that was giving the dll error again.

Method 5: Solving the Certpdef.dll Error by Updating Windows link

Some softwares require updated dll files from the operating system. If your operating system is not updated, this requirement is not met and you will receive dll errors. Because of this, updating your operating system may solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

Most of the time, operating systems are automatically updated. However, in some situations, the automatic updates may not work. For situations like this, you may need to check for updates manually.

For every Windows version, the process of manually checking for updates is different. Because of this, we prepared a special guide for each Windows version. You can get our guides to manually check for updates based on the Windows version you use through the links below.

Guides to Manually Update the Windows Operating System link

  1. Guide to Manually Update Windows 10
  2. Guide to Manually Update Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
  3. Guide to Manually Update Windows 7 and Windows Vista
  4. Guide to Manually Update Windows XP

Common Certpdef.dll Errors link

The Certpdef.dll file being damaged or for any reason being deleted can cause softwares or Windows system tools (Windows Media Player, Paint, etc.) that use this file to produce an error. Below you can find a list of errors that can be received when the Certpdef.dll file is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Certpdef.dll file by clicking on the "Download" button on the top-left of this page. We explained to you how to use the file you'll download in the above sections of this writing. You can see the suggestions we gave on how to solve your problem by scrolling up on the page.

  1. "Certpdef.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Certpdef.dll is missing." error
  3. "Certpdef.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Certpdef.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Certpdef.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Certpdef.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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