Download W3ssl.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

W3ssl.dll download. The W3ssl.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file W3ssl.dll is missing." and "W3ssl.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

What is W3ssl.dll? What Does It Do? link

The size of this dll file is 0.02 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 30 times already.

Operating Systems That Can Use the W3ssl.dll File link

Other Versions of the W3ssl.dll File link

The newest version of the W3ssl.dll file is the 6.0.2600.5512 version. There have been 3 versions released before this version. All versions of the Dll file have been listed below from most recent to oldest.

  1. 6.0.2600.5512 - 32 Bit (x86) Download this version
  2. 6.0.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-07-31) Download this version
  3. 6.0.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) Download this version
  4. 6.0.3790.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download this version

How to Download W3ssl.dll link

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the W3ssl.dll file
    Step 1:Download the W3ssl.dll file
  2. "After clicking the Download" button, wait for the download process to begin in the "Downloading" page that opens up. Depending on your Internet speed, the download process will begin in approximately 4 -5 seconds.

How to Fix W3ssl.dll Errors? link

ATTENTION! Before continuing on to install the W3ssl.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: Installing the W3ssl.dll File to the Windows System Folder 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 dll file from within it. So, first double-click the file with the ".zip" extension and open the file.
  2. You will see the file named "W3ssl.dll" in the window that opens. This is the file you need to install. Click on the dll file with the left button of the mouse. By doing this, you select the file.
    Choosing the W3ssl.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the W3ssl.dll file
  3. Click on the "Extract To" button, which is marked in the picture. In order to do this, you will need the Winrar software. If you don't have the software, it can be found doing a quick search on the Internet and you can download it (The Winrar software 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 dll file to the desktop by clicking the "Ok" button.
    Extracting the W3ssl.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the W3ssl.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "W3ssl.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the W3ssl.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 3:Copying the W3ssl.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "W3ssl.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 "W3ssl.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the W3ssl.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the W3ssl.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  7. 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 5:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  8. Paste the command below into the Command Line that will open up and hit Enter. This command will delete the damaged registry of the W3ssl.dll file (It will not delete the file we pasted into the System32 folder; it will delete the registry in Regedit. The file we pasted into the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u W3ssl.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the W3ssl.dll
    Step 6:Deleting the damaged registry of the W3ssl.dll
  9. If you have a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the W3ssl.dll file's damaged registry in 64 Bit as well (The cleaning process will be in the registries in the Registry Editor< only. In other words, the dll file you paste into the SysWoW64 folder will stay as it).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u W3ssl.dll
    Uninstalling the W3ssl.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the W3ssl.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  10. 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 W3ssl.dll
    Reregistering the W3ssl.dll file in the system
    Step 8:Reregistering the W3ssl.dll file in the system
  11. 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 W3ssl.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i W3ssl.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the W3ssl.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Creating a clean registry for the W3ssl.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  12. If you did all the processes correctly, the missing dll file will have been installed. You may have made some mistakes when running the Command Line processes. Generally, these errors will not prevent the W3ssl.dll file from being installed. In other words, the installation will be completed, but it may give an error due to some incompatibility issues. You can try running the program that was giving you this dll file error after restarting your computer. If you are still getting the dll file error when running the program, please try the 2nd method.

Method 2: Copying the W3ssl.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 W3ssl.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the W3ssl.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the W3ssl.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 Is Giving the W3ssl.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 screen will come up. You can see all the softwares installed on your computer in the list on this screen. Find the software 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 software that is giving the error
    Step 2:Starting the uninstall process for the software that is giving the error
  3. A window will open up asking whether to confirm or deny the uninstall process for the software. Confirm the process and wait for the uninstall process to finish. Restart your computer after the software has been uninstalled from your computer.
    Confirming the removal of the software
    Step 3:Confirming the removal of the software
  4. 4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving you 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 W3ssl.dll error with 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 in the line below into the Command Line that opens up and press Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    solving Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:solving 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 software that is giving you're the error.

Method 5: Fixing the W3ssl.dll Errors by Manually 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.

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

Our Most Common W3ssl.dll Error Messages link

If the W3ssl.dll file is missing or the software using this file has not been installed correctly, you can get errors related to the W3ssl.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 W3ssl.dll file.

If you don't know how to install the W3ssl.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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  4. "Cannot register W3ssl.dll." error
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  6. "This application failed to start because W3ssl.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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