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

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

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How to Download Glut.dll

  1. First, click the "Download" button with the green background (The button marked in the picture).
    Download the Glut.dll file
    Step 1:Download the Glut.dll file
  2. When you click the "Download" button, the "Downloading" window will open. Don't close this window until the download process begins. The download process will begin in a few seconds based on your Internet speed and computer.

How to Fix Glut.dll Errors?

ATTENTION! In order to install the Glut.dll file, you must first download it. If you haven't downloaded it, before continuing on with the installation, download the file. If you don't know how to download it, all you need to do is look at the dll download guide found on the top line.

Method 1: Installing the Glut.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  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 file named "Glut.dll" in the window that opens. Drag this file to the desktop with the left mouse button. This is the file you need.
    Extracting the Glut.dll file from the .zip file
    Step 1:Extracting the Glut.dll file from the .zip file
  2. Copy the "Glut.dll" file file you extracted.
  3. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the Glut.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 3:Pasting the Glut.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  4. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Glut.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 "Glut.dll" file.
    Copying the Glut.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 4:Copying the Glut.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  5. 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 5:Running the Command Prompt with administrative permission
  6. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens and hit the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will delete the Glut.dll file's damaged registry (It will not delete the file you pasted into the System32 folder, but will delete the registry in Regedit. The file you pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged in any way).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Glut.dll
    Uninstalling the Glut.dll file from the system registry
    Step 6:Uninstalling the Glut.dll file from the system registry
  7. 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 Glut.dll file'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 Glut.dll
    Uninstalling the damaged Glut.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the damaged Glut.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
  8. 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 Glut.dll
    Reregistering the Glut.dll file in the system
    Step 8:Reregistering the Glut.dll file in the system
  9. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you also need to run the command below. With this command, we will have added a new file in place of the damaged Glut.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Glut.dll
    Reregistering the Glut.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Reregistering the Glut.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
  10. 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 Glut.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 Glut.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 Glut.dll file into this folder that opens.
    Copying the Glut.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Copying the Glut.dll file into the software's file folder
  4. This is all there is to the process. Now, try to run the software again. If the problem still is not solved, you can try the 3rd Method.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Reinstall of the Software That Is Giving the Glut.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 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 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: Solving the Glut.dll Error using the Windows System File Checker (sfc /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. 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: Fixing the Glut.dll Error by Manually 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 Glut.dll Errors

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

If you don't know how to install the Glut.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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