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    Download the W4w17f.dll file
    Step 1:Download the W4w17f.dll file
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Methods to Solve the W4w17f.dll Errors

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the W4w17f.dll file needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the file 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: Installing the W4w17f.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 "W4w17f.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 W4w17f.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the W4w17f.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 W4w17f.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the W4w17f.dll file to the desktop
  5. Copy the "W4w17f.dll" file file you extracted.
  6. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the W4w17f.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 4:Pasting the W4w17f.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  7. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "W4w17f.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 "W4w17f.dll" file.
    Copying the W4w17f.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 5:Copying the W4w17f.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  8. 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 6:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  9. Let's copy the command below and paste it in the Command Line that comes up, then let's press Enter. This command deletes the W4w17f.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor (The file that we copied to the System32 folder does not perform any action with the file, it just deletes the registry in the Windows Registry Editor. The file that we pasted into the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u W4w17f.dll
    Deleting the W4w17f.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Deleting the W4w17f.dll file's problematic registry in the Windows Registry Editor
  10. If you have a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the W4w17f.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 W4w17f.dll
    Uninstalling the W4w17f.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the W4w17f.dll file's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  11. You must create a new registry for the dll file that you deleted from the registry editor. In order to do this, copy the command below and paste it into the Command Line and hit Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i W4w17f.dll
    Creating a new registry for the W4w17f.dll file
    Step 9:Creating a new registry for the W4w17f.dll file
  12. 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 W4w17f.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i W4w17f.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the W4w17f.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the W4w17f.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  13. You may see certain error messages when running the commands from the command line. These errors will not prevent the installation of the W4w17f.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 W4w17f.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 "W4w17f.dll is missing", "W4w17f.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 W4w17f.dll file.
  4. Paste the dll file you copied into the software's file folder that we just opened.
    Pasting the W4w17f.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Pasting the W4w17f.dll file into the software's file folder
  5. When the dll file is moved to the software file folder, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the problem was solved by running the software giving the error message again. If you are still receiving the error message, you can complete the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Software That Is Giving the W4w17f.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. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving the error.
  5. You can solve the error you are expericing with this method. If the dll error is continuing in spite of the solution methods you are using, the source of the problem is the Windows operating system. In order to solve dll errors in Windows you will need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the W4w17f.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. Paste the command in the line below into the Command Line that opens up and press Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    solving Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:solving Windows system errors using the sfc /scannow command
  3. The scan and repair process can take some time depending on your hardware and amount of system errors. Wait for the process to complete. After the repair process finishes, try running the software that is giving you're the error.

Method 5: Getting Rid of W4w17f.dll Errors by Updating the Windows Operating System

Some softwares need updated dll files. When your operating system is not updated, it cannot fulfill this need. In some situations, updating your operating system can solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

In order to check the update status of your operating system and, if available, to install the latest update packs, we need to begin this process manually.

Depending on which Windows version you use, manual update processes are different. Because of this, we have prepared a special article for each Windows version. You can get our articles relating to the manual update of the Windows version you use from 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

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If you don't know how to install the W4w17f.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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