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The latest version of the System.windows.forms.dll file is 2.0.50727.5446 version. Before this, there were 2 versions released. All versions released up till now are listed below from newest to oldest

  1. 2.0.50727.5446 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
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  3. Unknown - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-06-30) Download directly this version now

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  1. First, click on the green-colored "Download" button in the top left section of this page (The button that is marked in the picture).
    Start downloading the System.windows.forms.dll file
    Step 1:Start downloading the System.windows.forms.dll file
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Methods for Solving System.windows.forms.dll link

ATTENTION! Before continuing on to install the System.windows.forms.dll file, you need to download the file. If you have not downloaded it yet, download it before continuing on to the installation steps. If you are having a problem while downloading the file, you can browse the download guide a few lines above.

Method 1: Copying the System.windows.forms.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 "System.windows.forms.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 System.windows.forms.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the System.windows.forms.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 System.windows.forms.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the System.windows.forms.dll file to the desktop
  4. Copy the "System.windows.forms.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the System.windows.forms.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 4:Copying the System.windows.forms.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  5. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "System.windows.forms.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 "System.windows.forms.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the System.windows.forms.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 5:Pasting the System.windows.forms.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  6. 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 6:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  7. 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 System.windows.forms.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 System.windows.forms.dll
    Deleting the System.windows.forms.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Deleting the System.windows.forms.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
  8. 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 System.windows.forms.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 System.windows.forms.dll
    Uninstalling the System.windows.forms.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the System.windows.forms.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
  9. 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 System.windows.forms.dll
    Reregistering the System.windows.forms.dll file in the system
    Step 9:Reregistering the System.windows.forms.dll file in the system
  10. 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 System.windows.forms.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i System.windows.forms.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the System.windows.forms.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the System.windows.forms.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  11. You may see certain error messages when running the commands from the command line. These errors will not prevent the installation of the System.windows.forms.dll file. In other words, the installation will finish, but it may give some errors because of certain incompatibilities. After restarting your computer, to see if the installation was successful or not, try running the software that was giving the dll error again. If you continue to get the errors when running the software after the installation, you can try the 2nd Method as an alternative.

Method 2: Copying the System.windows.forms.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 System.windows.forms.dll file.
  4. Paste the dll file you copied into the software's file folder that we just opened.
    Pasting the System.windows.forms.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Pasting the System.windows.forms.dll file into the software's file folder
  5. When the dll file is moved to the software file folder, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the problem was solved by running the software giving the error message again. If you are still receiving the error message, you can complete the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Reinstall of the Software That Is Giving the System.windows.forms.dll Error link

  1. Open the Run tool by pushing the "Windows" + "R" keys found on your keyboard. Type the command below into the "Open" field of the Run window that opens up and press Enter. 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 Programs and Features window will open up. Find the software that is giving you the dll error in this window that lists all the softwares on your computer and "Right-Click > Uninstall" on this software.
    Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
  3. Uninstall the software from your computer by following the steps that come up and restart your computer.
    Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software.
  5. This process may help the dll problem you are experiencing. If you are continuing to get the same dll error, the problem is most likely with Windows. In order to fix dll problems relating to Windows, complete the 4th Method and 5th Method.

Method 4: Solving the System.windows.forms.dll Error Using 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. After typing the command below into the Command Line, push Enter.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
  3. Depending on your computer's performance and the amount of errors on your system, this process can take some time. You can see the progress on the Command Line. Wait for this process to end. After the scan and repair processes are finished, try running the software giving you errors again.

Method 5: Fixing the System.windows.forms.dll Error by Manually Updating Windows link

Most of the time, softwares have been programmed to use the most recent dll files. If your operating system is not updated, these files cannot be provided and dll errors appear. So, we will try to solve the dll errors by updating the operating system.

Since the methods to update Windows versions are different from each other, we found it appropriate to prepare a separate article for each Windows version. You can get our update article that relates to your operating system version by using 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

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If the System.windows.forms.dll file is missing or the software using this file has not been installed correctly, you can get errors related to the System.windows.forms.dll file. Dll files being missing can sometimes cause basic Windows softwares to also give errors. You can even receive an error when Windows is loading. You can find the error messages that are caused by the System.windows.forms.dll file.

If you don't know how to install the System.windows.forms.dll file you will download from our site, you can browse the methods above. Above we explained all the processes you can do to solve the dll error you are receiving. If the error is continuing after you have completed all these methods, please use the comment form at the bottom of the page to contact us. Our editor will respond to your comment shortly.

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