User32.dll Errors

A User32.dll file is necessary for the operation of Windows. Windows uses this type of file for the storage of graphic elements such as windows and/or dialog boxes. When these files get corrupted or deleted the end result can be a User32.dll error.

Symptoms of User32.dll Errors

Like many Windows based errors that can occur, the telltale sign of a User32.dll error is an annoying pop-up style error message. In extreme cases, you will not be able to access Windows because of the User32.dll error.

Causes of User32.dll Errors

The most common cause for a User32.dll error is a User32.dll file that has become corrupt or accidentally deleted. This can happen due to a virus or any other type of malware.

Fixing User32.dll Errors

There are two ways in which you can approach a User32.dll error. The first way would only apply if you know the program that is causing the error to occur. If that is the case then execute the following steps:

1. Click the start button on your computer.

2. Select Add/Uninstall Programs.

3. Uninstall the program in question.

4. Reinstall the program in question.

5. Restart your computer for changes to take hold.

The other method is to simply update your Windows operating system. For this option, follow the following steps:

1. Click the start button on your computer.

2. Click All Programs.

3. Click Windows Update.

4. Click Change Settings.

5. Find and select the option that you want.

6. Find Recommended updates, and then click to select the “Include recommended updates when downloading, installing, or notifying me about updates” check box

7. Click OK.

Restart your computer.

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