Errors related to asl.dll can arise for a few different different reasons. For instance, a faulty application, asl.dll has been deleted or misplaced, corrupted by malicious software present on your PC or a damaged Windows registry.
The most commonly occurring error messages are:
- The program can't start because asl.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
- There was a problem starting asl.dll. The specified module could not be found.
- Error loading asl.dll. The specified module could not be found.
- The code execution cannot proceed because asl.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.
- asl.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vender for support.
In the vast majority of cases, the solution is to properly reinstall asl.dll on your PC, to the Windows system folder. Alternatively, some programs, notably PC games, require that the DLL file is placed in the game/application installation folder.
For detailed installation instructions, see our FAQ.
Additional details about asl.dll
Apple has released a new version of iTunes, iTunes 9.1 which changes how certain things work. If you have upgraded to iTunes 9.1 or later, several programs will start giving you an error that ASL.dll is missing.
This problem also occurs while trying to jailbreak iPhone using Blackra1n, when running the executable will give you an error saying that ASL.dll is missing as shown in the above screenshot.
NOTE: we do not recommend doing this because it can seriously compromise your system security! If you are sure you want to, however, here's how to fix the blackra1n issue:
The solution for this is simple, you will need to place the Blackra1n executables in the Apple folder under Common files in Program Files. The folder would be located in the following locations:
32 Bit – C:Program FilesCommon FilesAppleApple Application Support
64 Bit – C:Program Files (x86)Common FilesAppleApple Application Support
Once you copy the blackra1n executable to the above folder, create a shortcut for it on the desktop and double-click it to run it as usual.