DLL files are files that carry instructions to perform a particular action. ucrtbase.dll is one of those DLL files and which also carries instructions. We will discuss what causes this error further in our article. It might not be common for this error to occur. Hence if you have no idea about it. You can still fix it with the help of our article.
Our purpose is to make this article as easy as possible. Easy to understand, easy to follow and easy to locate information. With let us start by looking at the basic ucrtbase.dll file information.
|File Type:||Win32/64 DLL|
|File Size:||880.14KB - 971.45KB|
|Copyright:||© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.|
|Product Name:||Microsoft Windows Operating System|
|File Versions:||5 versions available|
ucrtbase.dll Error Cause
There can be different causes of ucrtbase.dll error. You can get this error even while starting up the computer. Another cause can be when the file is missing from the system, it will alert you. This can happen because of two reasons. one, that you deleted the file by mistake and the second reason can be that when you got this file the file was not installed properly.
If your file is corrupted this error can also show up for this cause. The error can be in the application too. There are cases when the error is not in your files but in the application you use. Keeping that in mind let us have a look at the different ways this error could pop-up in different Windows.
“ucrtbase.dll Not Found”
“This application failed to start because ucrtbase.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
“Cannot find [PATH]\ucrtbase.dll“
“The file ucrtbase.dll is missing.”
“This program can’t continue because ucrtbase.dll is missing from your computer”
“Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: ucrtbase.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.”
Different Fixes For ucrtbase.dll
Depending on the version of Windows you are using, you will have your fix. The given below fixes will work almost on all version but some might work on an older version and some of the newer versions. You will also have to take into the notice of the cause of your error. When you know the root of your error then focusing on that issue alone you will be able to fix the ucrtbase.dll error.
Fix 1: Restart your computer
Sometimes it is the case of fluke or mistake. Your computer may show you the error but there is no error in real. So to identify whether it is a mistake or a genuine error. You can restart your computer and continue your work again. If the error arises again then you can be sure that the error is genuine.
Fix 2: Install ucrtbase.dll To Program Folder
This fix is an easy one and you can do it by simply following the instructions. First, you will need to find the exact location of your file that is causing the error. They are generally in your C drive inside the folder Windows and then again inside another folder named System32. Once you locate it. You can copy it and paste it in the installation folder of your application that you want to use. This will make it easier for it to read the file.
Fix 3: Update/Roll Back Your Driver
This fix is useful for the time when you think your hardware might be the cause. Updating your driver will bring the latest version of files in your system. Within this, there is another approach that is to roll back the driver.
When you install a new version sometimes they are not installed properly that can trigger this error on your screen. So to fix the error updating the driver will replace the missing and corrupted files of ucrtbase.dll and rolling back the driver will do the same thing the difference will the version alone.
- Search “Device Manager” on your search bar.
- Open the result showed and match it with the image below.
- Click on “Desktop Adapters.”
- Select on your computer name that is shown just below the desktop adapters.
- It should open another window that should match the image below.
- Now, According to your purpose update or roll back the driver.
This article was all our readers who felt stuck while fixing the ucrtbase.dll error on their system. This error has technical aspects too. That is the reason we tried to simplify it as much as possible. A good structure will help our readers pinpoint particular information and along with that, they will understand it better.
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