Download User32.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

User32.dll download. The User32.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 User32.dll is missing." and "User32.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

What is User32.dll? What Does It Do? link

The User32.dll library is 0.79 MB for 32 Bit, 0.96 MB for 64 Bit. The download links are current and no negative feedback has been received by users. It has been downloaded 1444 times since release and it has received 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Operating Systems Compatible with the User32.dll Library link

All Versions of the User32.dll Library link

The last version of the User32.dll library is the 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) version released on 2012-09-30 for 32 Bit and 6.1.7601.17514 version for 64 Bit. There have been 5 versions previously released. All versions of the Dynamic link library are listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-09-30) Download directly this version
  2. 6.1.7601.17514 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  3. 5.2.3790.4709 (srv03_sp2_qfe.100513-1623) - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-08-31) Download directly this version
  4. 5.2.3790.4033 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  5. 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105) - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-08-31) Download directly this version
  6. 6.1.7100.19 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

How to Download User32.dll link

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button on the top left side of the page.
    Download process of the User32.dll library's
    Step 1:Download process of the User32.dll library's
  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 User32.dll link

ATTENTION! Before continuing on to install the User32.dll library, you need to download the library. 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 library, you can browse the download guide a few lines above.

Method 1: Fixing the DLL Error by Copying the User32.dll Library to the Windows System Directory link

  1. The file you downloaded is a compressed file with the extension ".zip". This file cannot be installed. To be able to install it, first you need to extract the dynamic link library from within it. So, first double-click the file with the ".zip" extension and open the file.
  2. You will see the library named "User32.dll" in the window that opens. This is the library you need to install. Click on the dynamic link library with the left button of the mouse. By doing this, you select the library.
    Choosing the User32.dll library
    Step 2:Choosing the User32.dll library
  3. Click on the "Extract To" button, which is marked in the picture. In order to do this, you will need the Winrar program. If you don't have the program, it can be found doing a quick search on the Internet and you can download it (The Winrar program is free).
  4. After clicking the "Extract to" button, a window where you can choose the location you want will open. Choose the "Desktop" location in this window and extract the dynamic link library to the desktop by clicking the "Ok" button.
    Extracting the User32.dll library to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the User32.dll library to the desktop
  5. Copy the "User32.dll" library file you extracted.
  6. Paste the dynamic link library you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Pasting the User32.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 4:Pasting the User32.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  7. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "User32.dll" library and paste it into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" as well.
    NOTE! On Windows operating systems with 64 Bit architecture, the dynamic link library must be in both the "sysWOW64" directory as well as the "System32" directory. In other words, you must copy the "User32.dll" library into both directories.
    Pasting the User32.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 5:Pasting the User32.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  8. 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 6:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  9. 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 User32.dll library (Nothing will happen to the library we pasted in the System32 directory, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The library we pasted in the System32 directory will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u User32.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the User32.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Cleaning the problematic registry of the User32.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
  10. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, after doing the commands above, you also need to run the command below. With this command, we will also delete the User32.dll library's damaged registry for 64 Bit (The deleting process will be only for the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 folder will not be damaged at all).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u User32.dll
    Uninstalling the damaged User32.dll library's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the damaged User32.dll library's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
  11. 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 User32.dll
    Making a clean registry for the User32.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 9:Making a clean registry for the User32.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  12. 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 User32.dll library that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i User32.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the User32.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the User32.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  13. You may see certain error messages when running the commands from the command line. These errors will not prevent the installation of the User32.dll library. 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 program that was giving the dll error again. If you continue to get the errors when running the program after the installation, you can try the 2nd Method as an alternative.

Method 2: Copying the User32.dll Library to the Program Installation Directory link

  1. First, you need to find the installation directory for the program you are receiving the "User32.dll not found", "User32.dll is missing" or other similar dll errors. In order to do this, right-click on the shortcut for the program and click the Properties option from the options that come up.
    Opening program properties
    Step 1:Opening program properties
  2. Open the program's installation directory by clicking on the Open File Location button in the Properties window that comes up.
    Opening the program's installation directory
    Step 2:Opening the program's installation directory
  3. Copy the User32.dll library.
  4. Paste the dynamic link library you copied into the program's installation directory that we just opened.
    Pasting the User32.dll library into the program's installation directory
    Step 3:Pasting the User32.dll library into the program's installation directory
  5. When the dynamic link library is moved to the program installation directory, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the issue was fixed by running the program 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 Install of the program That Is Giving the User32.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 Programs and Features window will open up. Find the program that is giving you the dll error in this window that lists all the programs on your computer and "Right-Click > Uninstall" on this program.
    Uninstalling the program that is giving you the error message from your computer.
    Step 2:Uninstalling the program that is giving you the error message from your computer.
  3. Uninstall the program from your computer by following the steps that come up and restart your computer.
    Following the confirmation and steps of the program uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the confirmation and steps of the program uninstall process
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program that was giving the error.
  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: Fixing the User32.dll Error Using the Windows System File Checker 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 program that was giving the dll error again.

Method 5: Fixing the User32.dll Error by Updating Windows link

Some programs need updated dynamic link libraries. 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.

Windows Update Guides link

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

Most Seen User32.dll Errors link

It's possible that during the programs' installation or while using them, the User32.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 User32.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. "User32.dll not found." error
  2. "The file User32.dll is missing." error
  3. "User32.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register User32.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find User32.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because User32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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