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dwmapi.dll free download



File specifications-

File description

Microsoft Desktop Window Manager API

  • Version: 6.2.9200.16384 32bit
  • Filesize: 38.9 kb
  • File language: English - United States
Rating: 4.37 883 votes

Alternative versions (6)=

File versionFile languageFilesize 
6.0.6001.18000 64bit English - United States 20.5 kb
6.2.9200.16384 32bit English - United States 38.9 kb
6.1.7600.16385 32bit English - United States 29.1 kb
6.3.9600.17031 32bit English - United States 45.4 kb
6.0.5384.4 32bit English - United States 18.2 kb
6.0.6001.18000 32bit English - United States 19 kb

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  1. Download the dwmapi.dll Fixer
  2. Run the dff_fpo-dwmapi.exe file that was downloaded.
  3. Wait for the installation to finish.
  4. After the installation has finished the Fixer will automatically launch (this may take a few minutes if you have an older computer). If you have any security software running on your computer (Comodo, ESET, Norton etc.), you may get warnings saying that DLL-files Fixer is trying to connect to internet and/or make changes to your computer. This is because the Fixer needs to contact our server to download the correct dwmapi.dll file, install it in the Windows system folder and then make changes to the Windows Registry. You should allow the Fixer to make these changes, otherwise your problem may not be solved.
  5. When the Fixer has installed dwmapi.dll on your computer, hopefully, your errors relating to dwmapi.dll will be gone! You will be given the option to scan your computer for more errros. We encourage you to do so. The trial version of the Fixer will fix up to 15 additional errors it encounters. You can later upgrade to the full version for only $29.95 to get unlimited error fixing and DLL-file downloads.

Using the zip file (for advanced users)


Extract dwmapi.dll from We recommend that you extract dwmapi.dll to the installation directory of the program that is requesting dwmapi.dll.

If that doesn't work, you will have to extract dwmapi.dll to your system directory. By default, this is:

  • C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me)
  • C:\WINNT\System32 (Windows NT/2000)
  • C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP, Vista, 7)

If you use a 64-bit version of Windows, you should also place dwmapi.dll in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

Make sure overwrite any existing files (but make a backup copy of the original file).

Reboot your computer.

If the problem still occurs, try the following:

  1. Open Windows Start menu and select "Run...".
  2. Type CMD and press Enter (or if you use Windows ME, type COMMAND)).
  3. Type regsvr32 dwmapi.dll and press Enter. Wiki content=

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