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Patchw32.dll download. The Patchw32.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Patchw32.dll is missing." and "Patchw32.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

Patchw32.dll Explanation

The Patchw32.dll file is a dynamic link library developed by Pocket Soft. This library includes important functions that may be needed by softwares, games or other basic Windows tools.

The Patchw32.dll file is 0.22 MB. 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 7368 times and it has received 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Patchw32.dll File

All Versions of the Patchw32.dll File

The last version of the Patchw32.dll file is the 11.2.0.0 version. Before this version, there were 4 versions released. Downloadable Patchw32.dll file versions have been listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 11.2.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  2. 8.0.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2005-07-31) Download directly this version
  3. 8.0.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  4. 7.0.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2013-12-31) Download directly this version
  5. 7.0.0.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

Steps to Download the Patchw32.dll File

  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 Patchw32.dll file
    Step 1:Start downloading the Patchw32.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.

Methods for Solving Patchw32.dll

ATTENTION! Before continuing on to install the Patchw32.dll file, you need to download the file. If you have not downloaded it yet, download it before continuing on to the installation steps. If you are having a problem while downloading the file, you can browse the download guide a few lines above.

Method 1: Copying the Patchw32.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  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 "Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll file
    Step 1:Extracting the Patchw32.dll file
  2. Copy the "Patchw32.dll" file you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Patchw32.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 2:Copying the Patchw32.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  3. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Patchw32.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 "Patchw32.dll" file.
    Copying the Patchw32.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 3:Copying the Patchw32.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  4. 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 4:Running the Command Prompt as 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 Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll
    Deleting the damaged registry of the Patchw32.dll
    Step 5:Deleting the damaged registry of the Patchw32.dll
  6. 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 Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll
    Uninstalling the damaged Patchw32.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 6:Uninstalling the damaged Patchw32.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
  7. We need to make a new registry for the dll file in place of the one we deleted from the Windows Registry Editor. In order to do this process, copy the command below and after pasting it in the Command Line, press Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Patchw32.dll
    Creating a new registry for the Patchw32.dll file in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Creating a new registry for the Patchw32.dll file in the Windows Registry Editor
  8. 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 Patchw32.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Patchw32.dll
    Reregistering the Patchw32.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Reregistering the Patchw32.dll file in the system (for 64 Bit)
  9. You may see certain error messages when running the commands from the command line. These errors will not prevent the installation of the Patchw32.dll file. In other words, the installation will finish, but it may give some errors because of certain incompatibilities. After restarting your computer, to see if the installation was successful or not, try running the software that was giving the dll error again. If you continue to get the errors when running the software after the installation, you can try the 2nd Method as an alternative.

Method 2: Copying the Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll file into the folder we opened up.
    Copying the Patchw32.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Copying the Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll Error

  1. Open the Run tool by pushing the "Windows" + "R" keys found on your keyboard. Type the command below into the "Open" field of the Run window that opens up and press Enter. This command will open the "Programs and Features" tool.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features tool with the appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features tool with 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 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 Patchw32.dll error with 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. After typing the command below into the Command Line, push Enter.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
  3. Depending on your computer's performance and the amount of errors on your system, this process can take some time. You can see the progress on the Command Line. Wait for this process to end. After the scan and repair processes are finished, try running the software giving you errors again.

Method 5: Fixing the Patchw32.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

The Most Seen Patchw32.dll Errors

The Patchw32.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 Patchw32.dll file is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Patchw32.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. "Patchw32.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Patchw32.dll is missing." error
  3. "Patchw32.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Patchw32.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Patchw32.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Patchw32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error