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Dsound3d.dll Explanation

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Other Versions of the Dsound3d.dll File

The latest version of the Dsound3d.dll file is 5.3.3790.3959 version. Before this, there were 4 versions released. All versions released up till now are listed below from newest to oldest

  1. 5.3.3790.3959 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
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  3. 5.3.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-07-31) Download directly this version now
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How to Download Dsound3d.dll

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button on the top left side of the page.
    Download process of the Dsound3d.dll file's
    Step 1:Download process of the Dsound3d.dll file's
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How to Fix Dsound3d.dll Errors?

ATTENTION! Before beginning the installation of the Dsound3d.dll file, you must download the file. If you don't know how to download the file or if you are having a problem while downloading, you can look at our download guide a few lines above.

Method 1: Copying the Dsound3d.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  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 "Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Dsound3d.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Dsound3d.dll" file you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Dsound3d.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 3:Copying the Dsound3d.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If your operating system has a 64 Bit architecture, copy the "Dsound3d.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 "Dsound3d.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Dsound3d.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the Dsound3d.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  7. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 5:Running the Command Prompt as 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 Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the Dsound3d.dll
    Step 6:Deleting the damaged registry of the Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll
    Uninstalling the Dsound3d.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll
    Reregistering the Dsound3d.dll file in the system
    Step 8:Reregistering the Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Dsound3d.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Dsound3d.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Creating a clean registry for the Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.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 Dsound3d.dll File to the Software File Folder

  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 Dsound3d.dll file into the folder we opened up.
    Copying the Dsound3d.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Copying the Dsound3d.dll file into the software's file folder
  4. That's all there is to the installation process. Run the software giving the dll error again. If the dll error is still continuing, completing the 3rd Method may help solve your problem.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Reinstall of the Software That Is Giving the Dsound3d.dll Error

  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 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. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software.
  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 Dsound3d.dll Error Using the Windows System File Checker

  1. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Prompt as 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 software that was giving the dll error again.

Method 5: Solving the Dsound3d.dll Error by Updating Windows

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.

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

Common Dsound3d.dll Errors

When the Dsound3d.dll file is damaged or missing, the softwares that use this dll file will give an error. Not only external softwares, but also basic Windows softwares and tools use dll files. Because of this, when you try to use basic Windows softwares and tools (For example, when you open Internet Explorer or Windows Media Player), you may come across errors. We have listed the most common Dsound3d.dll errors below.

You will get rid of the errors listed below when you download the Dsound3d.dll file from DLL Downloader.com and follow the steps we explained above.

  1. "Dsound3d.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Dsound3d.dll is missing." error
  3. "Dsound3d.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Dsound3d.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Dsound3d.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Dsound3d.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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