Download Softdrv.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

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

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    Starting the download process for Softdrv.dll
    Step 1:Starting the download process for Softdrv.dll
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Methods to Solve the Softdrv.dll Errors link

ATTENTION! In order to install the Softdrv.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: Copying the Softdrv.dll File to the Windows System Folder 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 file named "Softdrv.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the file you need to install. Drag this file to the desktop with your mouse's left button.
    Extracting the Softdrv.dll file
    Step 1:Extracting the Softdrv.dll file
  2. Copy the "Softdrv.dll" file you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Softdrv.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 2:Copying the Softdrv.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  3. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Softdrv.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" as well.
    NOTE! On Windows operating systems with 64 Bit architecture, the dll file must be in both the "sysWOW64" folder as well as the "System32" folder. In other words, you must copy the "Softdrv.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Softdrv.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 3:Pasting the Softdrv.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  4. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 4:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  5. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Softdrv.dll file (Nothing will happen to the file we pasted in the System32 folder, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The file we pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Softdrv.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Softdrv.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 5:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Softdrv.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
  6. If you are using a Windows version that has 64 Bit architecture, after running the above command, you need to run the command below. With this command, we will clean the problematic Softdrv.dll registry for 64 Bit (The cleaning process only involves the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 will not be damaged).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Softdrv.dll
    Uninstalling the Softdrv.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 6:Uninstalling the Softdrv.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
  7. In order to cleanly recreate the dll file's registry that we deleted, copy the command below and paste it into the Command Line and hit Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Softdrv.dll
    Reregistering the Softdrv.dll file in the system
    Step 7:Reregistering the Softdrv.dll file in the system
  8. 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 Softdrv.dll file we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Softdrv.dll
    Creating a clean and good registry for the Softdrv.dll file (64 Bit için)
    Step 8:Creating a clean and good registry for the Softdrv.dll file (64 Bit için)
  9. 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 Softdrv.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 Softdrv.dll File to the Software File Folder link

  1. First, you must find the installation folder of the software (the software giving the dll error) you are going to install the dll file to. In order to find this folder, "Right-Click > Properties" on the software's shortcut.
    Opening the software's shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the software's shortcut properties window
  2. Open the software file folder by clicking the Open File Location button in the "Properties" window that comes up.
    Finding the software's file folder
    Step 2:Finding the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Softdrv.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the Softdrv.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the Softdrv.dll file into the file folder of the software.
  4. The installation is complete. Run the software 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 Software that Gives You the Softdrv.dll Error link

  1. Push the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run window. Type the command below into the Run window that opens up and hit Enter. This process 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 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.
  5. You can solve 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 solve dll errors in Windows you will need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the Softdrv.dll Problem by Using the Windows System File Checker (scf scannow) link

  1. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  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: Fixing the Softdrv.dll Errors by Manually Updating Windows link

Some softwares need updated dll files. When your operating system is not updated, it cannot fulfill this need. In some situations, updating your operating system can solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

In order to check the update status of your operating system and, if available, to install the latest update packs, we need to begin this process manually.

Depending on which Windows version you use, manual update processes are different. Because of this, we have prepared a special article for each Windows version. You can get our articles relating to the manual update of the Windows version you use from the links below.

Guides to Manually Update for All Windows Versions 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

Most Seen Softdrv.dll Errors link

When the Softdrv.dll file is damaged or missing, the softwares that use this dll file will give an error. Not only external softwares, but also basic Windows softwares and tools use dll files. Because of this, when you try to use basic Windows softwares and tools (For example, when you open Internet Explorer or Windows Media Player), you may come across errors. We have listed the most common Softdrv.dll errors below.

You will get rid of the errors listed below when you download the Softdrv.dll file from DLL Downloader.com and follow the steps we explained above.

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

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