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

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

The size of this dll file is 0.01 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 306 times already.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Wuauserv.dll File link

All Versions of the Wuauserv.dll File link

The last version of the Wuauserv.dll file is the 5.7.3790.3959 version. There have been 3 versions previously released. All versions of the Dll file are listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 5.7.3790.3959 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  2. 5.4.3790.5512 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  3. 5.4.3790.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-07-31) Download directly this version
  4. 5.4.3790.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

How to Download Wuauserv.dll link

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Wuauserv.dll file
    Step 1:Download the Wuauserv.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 Install Wuauserv.dll? How to Fix Wuauserv.dll Errors? link

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Wuauserv.dll file needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the file before continuing with the installation steps. If you don't know how to download it, you can immediately browse the dll download guide above.

Method 1: Copying the Wuauserv.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 "Wuauserv.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 Wuauserv.dll file
    Step 1:Extracting the Wuauserv.dll file
  2. Copy the "Wuauserv.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Wuauserv.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 2:Copying the Wuauserv.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  3. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Wuauserv.dll" file and paste it into "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" folder.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, you must copy the dll file to both the "sysWOW64" and "System32" folders. In other words, both folders need the "Wuauserv.dll" file.
    Copying the Wuauserv.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 3:Copying the Wuauserv.dll file to 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 that will open up and hit Enter. This command will delete the damaged registry of the Wuauserv.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 Wuauserv.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the Wuauserv.dll
    Step 5:Deleting the damaged registry of the Wuauserv.dll
  6. If you have a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the Wuauserv.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 Wuauserv.dll
    Uninstalling the Wuauserv.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 6:Uninstalling the Wuauserv.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (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 Wuauserv.dll
    Reregistering the Wuauserv.dll file in the system
    Step 7:Reregistering the Wuauserv.dll file in the system
  8. If you are using a Windows with 64 Bit architecture, after running the previous command, you need to run the command below. By running this command, we will have created a clean registry for the Wuauserv.dll file (We deleted the damaged registry with the previous command).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Wuauserv.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Wuauserv.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Creating a clean registry for the Wuauserv.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  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 Wuauserv.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 Wuauserv.dll File Into The Software File Folder link

  1. First, you need to find the file folder for the software you are receiving the "Wuauserv.dll not found", "Wuauserv.dll is missing" or other similar dll errors. In order to do this, right-click on the shortcut for the software and click the Properties option from the options that come up.
    Opening software properties
    Step 1:Opening software properties
  2. Open the software's file folder by clicking on the Open File Location button in the Properties window that comes up.
    Opening the software's file folder
    Step 2:Opening the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Wuauserv.dll file.
  4. Paste the dll file you copied into the software's file folder that we just opened.
    Pasting the Wuauserv.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Pasting the Wuauserv.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: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Software that Gives You the Wuauserv.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 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 method may provide the solution to the dll error you're experiencing. If the dll error is continuing, the problem is most likely deriving from the Windows operating system. In order to fix dll errors deriving from the Windows operating system, complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method.

Method 4: Solving the Wuauserv.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 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: Solving the Wuauserv.dll Error by 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.

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

Common Wuauserv.dll Errors link

The Wuauserv.dll file being damaged or for any reason being deleted can cause softwares or Windows system tools (Windows Media Player, Paint, etc.) that use this file to produce an error. Below you can find a list of errors that can be received when the Wuauserv.dll file is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Wuauserv.dll file by clicking on the "Download" button on the top-left of this page. We explained to you how to use the file you'll download in the above sections of this writing. You can see the suggestions we gave on how to solve your problem by scrolling up on the page.

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

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