D3DCOMPILER_46.DLL

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d3dcompiler_46.dll, File description: Direct3D HLSL Compiler

Errors related to d3dcompiler_46.dll can arise for a few different different reasons. For instance, a faulty application, d3dcompiler_46.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 d3dcompiler_46.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
  • There was a problem starting d3dcompiler_46.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • Error loading d3dcompiler_46.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The code execution cannot proceed because d3dcompiler_46.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.
  • d3dcompiler_46.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 d3dcompiler_46.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 d3dcompiler_46.dll

d3dcompiler_46.dll related errors are common while trying to run applications that require “Microsoft DirectX”. Errors are common while trying to run games because games, but also for other programs that require “Microsoft DirectX”.


d3dcompiler_46.dll is commonly found in the same folder as the program using it, but can also be located in Windows system directories.

example: C:\Program Files (x86)\"program name"\d3dcompiler_46.dll


Some programs known to be using this file;

  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera
  • Dying Light
  • Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris
  • Assassins Creed IV


If it for some reason isn't enough to just replace the file, you might need to reinstall DirectX from the Microsoft website

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Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

9.30.9200.20789

64

3.69 MB

U.S. English

Microsoft Corporation

Direct3D HLSL Compiler

MD5: 65f98232112e4da7f561c500bf3f3b93
SHA-1: 9ced490f112005df9576d16ee06d8004db44afbe
Zip file size: 1.57 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

9.30.9200.20789

32

3.08 MB

U.S. English

Microsoft Corporation

Direct3D HLSL Compiler

MD5: c81e0c917d5db4fecd2ec3c7e2712bbf
SHA-1: 9dcd5b3a05b4fd1c71198fc11aa0f8f569a3e21d
Zip file size: 1.32 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

9.30.9200.20546

64

3.69 MB

U.S. English

Microsoft Corporation

Direct3D HLSL Compiler

MD5: c497f61005f45cfae12bfc7393dde433
SHA-1: 875e2ceb3ecac1321912a7e1a996ccdf95d07d8e
Zip file size: 1.57 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

9.30.960.9200

32

3.08 MB

U.S. English

Microsoft Corporation

Direct3D HLSL Compiler

MD5: 5bf8e37fa1e25227480f9cd2aca21fb6
SHA-1: 5d3b602b0d4772d2b82923937a67a721b6006ee9
Zip file size: 1.32 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

9.30.960.8512

32

3.08 MB

U.S. English

Microsoft Corporation

Direct3D HLSL Compiler

MD5: 8838962f0954c821b945ba42bc617aa2
SHA-1: 67aff32d494d1d891548b945cc68748989d12d6b
Zip file size: 1.32 MB

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