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Mscdex16.dll download. The Mscdex16.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Mscdex16.dll is missing." and "Mscdex16.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

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All Versions of the Mscdex16.dll Library link

The last version of the Mscdex16.dll library is the 0.4.0.0 version.This dynamic link library only has one version. There is no other version that can be downloaded.

  1. 0.4.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

Guide to Download Mscdex16.dll link

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Mscdex16.dll library
    Step 1:Download the Mscdex16.dll library
  2. After clicking the "Download" button at the top of the page, the "Downloading" page will open up and the download process will begin. Definitely do not close this page until the download begins. Our site will connect you to the closest DLL Downloader.com download server in order to offer you the fastest downloading performance. Connecting you to the server can take a few seconds.

Methods for Fixing Mscdex16.dll link

ATTENTION! In order to install the Mscdex16.dll library, you must first download it. If you haven't downloaded it, before continuing on with the installation, download the library. 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: Copying the Mscdex16.dll Library to the Windows System Directory link

  1. The file you downloaded is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. In order to install it, first, double-click the ".zip" file and open the file. You will see the library named "Mscdex16.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the library you need to install. Drag this library to the desktop with your mouse's left button.
    Extracting the Mscdex16.dll library
    Step 1:Extracting the Mscdex16.dll library
  2. Copy the "Mscdex16.dll" library file you extracted.
  3. Paste the dynamic link library you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Pasting the Mscdex16.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 3:Pasting the Mscdex16.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  4. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "Mscdex16.dll" library and paste it also into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" directory.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, the dynamic link library must be in both the "sysWOW64" directory as well as the "System32" directory. In other words, you must copy the "Mscdex16.dll" library into both directories.
    Pasting the Mscdex16.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 4:Pasting the Mscdex16.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  5. 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 5:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  6. 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 Mscdex16.dll library's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor (The library that we copied to the System32 directory does not perform any action with the library, it just deletes the registry in the Windows Registry Editor. The library that we pasted into the System32 directory will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Mscdex16.dll
    Deleting the Mscdex16.dll library's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 6:Deleting the Mscdex16.dll library's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
  7. 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 Mscdex16.dll library from the 64 Bit architecture (The Cleaning process is only with registries in the Windows Registry Editor. In other words, the dynamic link library that we pasted into the SysWoW64 directory will stay as it is).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Mscdex16.dll
    Uninstalling the broken registry of the Mscdex16.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the broken registry of the Mscdex16.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  8. We need to make a clean registry for the dll library'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 Mscdex16.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Mscdex16.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 8:Making a clean registry for the Mscdex16.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  9. If the Windows version you use has 64 Bit architecture, after running the command above, you must run the command below. With this command, you will create a clean registry for the problematic registry of the Mscdex16.dll library that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Mscdex16.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Mscdex16.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Creating a clean registry for the Mscdex16.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  10. 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 Mscdex16.dll library was installed successfully, you can still receive error messages like these due to some incompatibilities. In order to test whether your dll issue was fixed or not, try running the program giving the error message again. If the error is continuing, try the 2nd Method to fix this issue.

Method 2: Copying The Mscdex16.dll Library Into The Program Installation Directory link

  1. In order to install the dynamic link library, you need to find the installation directory for the program that was giving you errors such as "Mscdex16.dll is missing", "Mscdex16.dll not found" or similar error messages. In order to do that, Right-click the program's shortcut and click the Properties item in the right-click menu that appears.
    Opening the program shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the program shortcut properties window
  2. Click on the Open File Location button that is found in the Properties window that opens up and choose the folder where the application is installed.
    Opening the installation directory of the program
    Step 2:Opening the installation directory of the program
  3. Copy the Mscdex16.dll library into the directory we opened.
    Copying the Mscdex16.dll library into the installation directory of the program.
    Step 3:Copying the Mscdex16.dll library into the installation directory of the program.
  4. The installation is complete. Run the program that is giving you the error. If the error is continuing, you may benefit from trying the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Program that Gives You the Mscdex16.dll Error link

  1. Open the Run window by pressing the "Windows" + "R" keys on your keyboard at the same time. Type in the command below into the Run window and push Enter to run it. This command will open the "Programs and Features" window.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
  2. The Programs and Features screen will come up. You can see all the programs installed on your computer in the list on this screen. Find the program giving you the dll error in the list and right-click it. Click the "Uninstall" item in the right-click menu that appears and begin the uninstall process.
    Starting the uninstall process for the program that is giving the error
    Step 2:Starting the uninstall process for the program that is giving the error
  3. A window will open up asking whether to confirm or deny the uninstall process for the program. Confirm the process and wait for the uninstall process to finish. Restart your computer after the program has been uninstalled from your computer.
    Confirming the removal of the program
    Step 3:Confirming the removal of the program
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program that was giving the error.
  5. You can fix the error you are expericing with this method. If the dll error is continuing in spite of the solution methods you are using, the source of the problem is the Windows operating system. In order to fix dll errors in Windows you will need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Fixing the Mscdex16.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 in the line below into the Command Line that opens up and press Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    fixing Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:fixing Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
  3. The scan and repair process can take some time depending on your hardware and amount of system errors. Wait for the process to complete. After the repair process finishes, try running the program that is giving you're the error.

Method 5: Getting Rid of Mscdex16.dll Errors by Updating the Windows Operating System link

Some programs require updated dynamic link libraries 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.

Explanations on Updating Windows Manually link

  1. Explanation on Updating Windows 10 Manually
  2. Explanation on Updating Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 Manually
  3. Explanation on Updating Windows 7 and Windows Vista Manually
  4. Explanation on Updating Windows XP Manually

Most Seen Mscdex16.dll Errors link

It's possible that during the programs' installation or while using them, the Mscdex16.dll library was damaged or deleted. You can generally see error messages listed below or similar ones in situations like this.

These errors we see are not unsolvable. If you've also received an error message like this, first you must download the Mscdex16.dll library by clicking the "Download" button in this page's top section. After downloading the library, you should install the library and complete the solution methods explained a little bit above on this page and mount it in Windows. If you do not have a hardware issue, one of the methods explained in this article will fix your issue.

  1. "Mscdex16.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Mscdex16.dll is missing." error
  3. "Mscdex16.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Mscdex16.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Mscdex16.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Mscdex16.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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