Download Dinput8.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

Dinput8.dll download. The Dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll is missing." and "Dinput8.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
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Dll Description:
Microsoft DirectInput
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  • 0.16 MB for 32 Bit (x86)
  • 0.21 MB for 64 Bit (x64)
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What is Dinput8.dll? What Does It Do?

The Dinput8.dll library is 0.16 MB for 32 Bit and 0.21 MB for 64 Bit. The download links have been checked and there are no problems. You can download it without a problem. Currently, it has been downloaded 101249 times and it has received 3.9 out of 5 stars from our users.

Operating Systems That Can Use the Dinput8.dll Library

Other Versions of the Dinput8.dll Library

The latest version of the Dinput8.dll library is 6.3.9600.17415 version for 32 Bit and 6.3.9600.17415 version for 64 Bit. Before this, there were 12 versions released. All versions released up till now are listed below from newest to oldest

  1. 6.3.9600.17415 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  2. 6.3.9600.17415 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version now
  3. 6.3.9600.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  4. 6.2.9200.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  5. 6.1.7600.16385 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  6. 6.1.7600.16385 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version now
  7. 6.0.6001.18000 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  8. 6.0.6001.18000 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version now
  9. 5.3.3790.3959 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  10. 5.3.2600.5512 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  11. 5.3.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  12. 5.1.2600.881 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  13. 4.8.0.400 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now

How to Download Dinput8.dll

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Dinput8.dll library
    Step 1:Download the Dinput8.dll library
  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.

Methods for Fixing Dinput8.dll

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Dinput8.dll library needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the library 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: Fixing the DLL Error by Copying the Dinput8.dll Library to the Windows System Directory

  1. The file you will download is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. You cannot directly install the ".zip" file. Because of this, first, double-click this file and open the file. You will see the library named "Dinput8.dll" in the window that opens. Drag this library to the desktop with the left mouse button. This is the library you need.
    Extracting the Dinput8.dll library from the .zip file
    Step 1:Extracting the Dinput8.dll library from the .zip file
  2. Copy the "Dinput8.dll" library and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Copying the Dinput8.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 2:Copying the Dinput8.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  3. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Dinput8.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 "Dinput8.dll" library into both directories.
    Pasting the Dinput8.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 3:Pasting the Dinput8.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  4. 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 4:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  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 Dinput8.dll library (It will not delete the file we pasted into the System32 directory; it will delete the registry in Regedit. The file we pasted into the System32 directory will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Dinput8.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the Dinput8.dll
    Step 5:Deleting the damaged registry of the Dinput8.dll
  6. If the Windows you use has 64 Bit architecture, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the broken registry of the Dinput8.dll library from the 64 Bit architecture (The Cleaning process is only with registries in the Windows Registry Editor. In other words, the dynamic link library that we pasted into the SysWoW64 directory will stay as it is).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Dinput8.dll
    Uninstalling the broken registry of the Dinput8.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 6:Uninstalling the broken registry of the Dinput8.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  7. 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 Dinput8.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Dinput8.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 7:Making a clean registry for the Dinput8.dll library in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  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 Dinput8.dll library (We deleted the damaged registry with the previous command).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Dinput8.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Dinput8.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Creating a clean registry for the Dinput8.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  9. 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 Dinput8.dll library 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 Dinput8.dll Library to the Program Installation Directory

  1. First, you need to find the installation directory for the program you are receiving the "Dinput8.dll not found", "Dinput8.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 Dinput8.dll library into this directory that opens.
    Copying the Dinput8.dll library into the program's installation directory
    Step 3:Copying the Dinput8.dll library into the program's installation directory
  4. This is all there is to the process. Now, try to run the program again. If the problem still is not solved, you can try the 3rd Method.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Install of the program That Is Giving the Dinput8.dll Error

  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 screen will come up. You can see all the programs installed on your computer in the list on this screen. Find the program 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 program that is giving the error
    Step 2:Starting the uninstall process for the program that is giving the error
  3. A window will open up asking whether to confirm or deny the uninstall process for the program. Confirm the process and wait for the uninstall process to finish. Restart your computer after the program has been uninstalled from your computer.
    Confirming the removal of the program
    Step 3:Confirming the removal of the program
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program.
  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: Fixing the Dinput8.dll Issue by Using the Windows System File Checker (scf scannow)

  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. Type the command below into the Command Line page that comes up and run it by pressing Enter on your keyboard.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
  3. The process can take some time depending on your computer and the condition of the errors in the system. Before the process is finished, don't close the command line! When the process is finished, try restarting the program that you are experiencing the errors in after closing the command line.

Method 5: Fixing the Dinput8.dll Errors by Manually Updating Windows

Some programs require updated dynamic link libraries 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.

Guides to Manually Update for All Windows Versions

  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

The Most Seen Dinput8.dll Errors

The Dinput8.dll library being damaged or for any reason being deleted can cause programs or Windows system tools (Windows Media Player, Paint, etc.) that use this library to produce an error. Below you can find a list of errors that can be received when the Dinput8.dll library is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Dinput8.dll library by clicking on the "Download" button on the top-left of this page. We explained to you how to use the library 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. "Dinput8.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Dinput8.dll is missing." error
  3. "Dinput8.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Dinput8.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Dinput8.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Dinput8.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error