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

Ntdsapi.dll download. The Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll is missing." and "Ntdsapi.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.
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Active Directory Domain Services API
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  • 0.09 MB for 32 Bit (x86)
  • 0.15 MB for 64 Bit (x64)
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About Ntdsapi.dll

The Ntdsapi.dll file is 0.09 MB for 32 Bit and 0.15 MB for 64 Bit. The download links for this file are clean and no user has given any negative feedback. From the time it was offered for download, it has been downloaded 2547 times.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Ntdsapi.dll File

All Versions of the Ntdsapi.dll File

The last version of the Ntdsapi.dll file is the 6.3.9600.16384 version for 32 Bit and the 6.1.7600.16385 version for 64 Bit. Before this version, there were 10 versions released. Downloadable Ntdsapi.dll file versions have been listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 6.3.9600.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  2. 6.2.9200.16384 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  3. 6.1.7600.16385 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  4. 6.1.7600.16385 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  5. 6.0.6001.18000 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  6. 6.0.6001.18000 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version
  7. 5.1.2600.5512 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  8. 5.1.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-07-31) Download directly this version
  9. 5.1.2600.2180 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  10. 1.1.3790.3959 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  11. 6.1.7100.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

How to Download Ntdsapi.dll

  1. First, click on the green-colored "Download" button in the top left section of this page (The button that is marked in the picture).
    Start downloading the Ntdsapi.dll file
    Step 1:Start downloading the Ntdsapi.dll file
  2. The downloading page will open after clicking the Download button. After the page opens, in order to download the Ntdsapi.dll file the best server will be found and the download process will begin within a few seconds. In the meantime, you shouldn't close the page.

How to Install Ntdsapi.dll? How to Fix Ntdsapi.dll Errors?

ATTENTION! In order to install the Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.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 "Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Ntdsapi.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "Ntdsapi.dll" file you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Ntdsapi.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 3:Copying the Ntdsapi.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Ntdsapi.dll" file and paste it into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" as well.
    NOTE! On Windows operating systems with 64 Bit architecture, the dll file must be in both the "sysWOW64" folder as well as the "System32" folder. In other words, you must copy the "Ntdsapi.dll" file into both folders.
    Pasting the Ntdsapi.dll file into the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the Ntdsapi.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 window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Ntdsapi.dll file (Nothing will happen to the file we pasted in the System32 folder, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The file we pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Ntdsapi.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Ntdsapi.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 6:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Ntdsapi.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
  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 Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll
    Uninstalling the Ntdsapi.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 7:Uninstalling the Ntdsapi.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  10. We need to make a clean registry for the dll file'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 Ntdsapi.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Ntdsapi.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 8:Making a clean registry for the Ntdsapi.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  11. 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 Ntdsapi.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Ntdsapi.dll
    Reregistering the Ntdsapi.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Reregistering the Ntdsapi.dll file in the system (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 Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll File to the Software File Folder

  1. In order to install the dll file, you need to find the file folder for the software that was giving you errors such as "Ntdsapi.dll is missing", "Ntdsapi.dll not found" or similar error messages. In order to do that, Right-click the software's shortcut and click the Properties item in the right-click menu that appears.
    Opening the software shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the software shortcut properties window
  2. Click on the Open File Location button that is found in the Properties window that opens up and choose the folder where the application is installed.
    Opening the file folder of the software
    Step 2:Opening the file folder of the software
  3. Copy the Ntdsapi.dll file into the folder we opened up.
    Copying the Ntdsapi.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Copying the Ntdsapi.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 Install of the software That Is Giving the Ntdsapi.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 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. 4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving you 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 Ntdsapi.dll Error Using the Windows System File Checker

  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. 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 software that you are experiencing the errors in after closing the command line.

Method 5: Fixing the Ntdsapi.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 the Windows Operating System

  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 Ntdsapi.dll Errors

The Ntdsapi.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 Ntdsapi.dll file is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Ntdsapi.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. "Ntdsapi.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Ntdsapi.dll is missing." error
  3. "Ntdsapi.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Ntdsapi.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Ntdsapi.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Ntdsapi.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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