This article is about the DLL file error. Particularly the bootres.dll error. This error is found on your system may restrict access to certain applications. You will not be able to run them. For this reason, we have chosen to write an article that may help our readers to fix the error from their home without any interruption. Let us start by knowing a little bit about the basic file information on this error.
Basic bootres.dll File
|File Type:||Win32/64 DLL|
|File Size:||17.73KB - 2.12MB|
|Copyright:||© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.|
|Product Name:||Microsoft Windows Operating System|
|File Version:||5 versions available|
What Can Cause The bootres.dll Error?
This error can be caused because of a few things. You will see this error when your file is either missing or corrupted. In the case of the corrupted file, you will be able to see them but not read the files. This may be caused because of a virus in your system. If your hardware has some issue then this error may pop-up on your screen.
The pop-up box above is the representation of how you will see your pop-up box error on your screen. The message inside the box will change if you do not have the Windows 10 version. Below are the alternatives to this error.
“bootres.dll Not Found”
‘This application failed to start because bootres.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
“Cannot find [PATH] of bootres.dll’
“The file bootres.dll is missing.”
“Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: bootres.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.”
How To Fix The bootres.dll Error?
The error can be fixed in a few ways. The cause must be determined first in order to fix the error easily and save time. Follow the fix mentioned below.
Fix 1: Restore The File
You may have deleted the file that may give rise to this error. The file when deleted are sent to the recycle bin and to fix this error you can restore the file and the error will be fixed. The application that caused the error will now be able to read the file.
Fix 2: Update Your Windows
This can be the issue of your windows not being updated. Old files may not work for the application that is now updated. This is a fix to update your Windows which will give you the latest files for your latest applications.
- Search update on your search bar.
- Click on the result and it should show you a page like the image below.
- You will see the check for updates option and then this will give you the information about the current Windows version.
- If you see the option to update then click on it to get to the latest version of Windows.
This will start the update process and it will take some time. Once the process is completed. Restart your computer and you should be able to run the applications again and the error should have been resolved.
The bootres.dll error can be irritating but if you read our article carefully, you should be able to solve it. You will require some basic knowledge only because that will help you to remember the information and also to understand what we are asking you to do. Without this knowledge, you will be able to fix the error but not improvise or even remember the next time and also take more time to fix it. Use the comment box below to share your experience.