Rundll32.exe is a process that is used to run DLL (Dynamic Link Library) files and put their libraries into your system’s memory.
On a Windows system there are innumerable DLL files in every application folder. These DLL files store pieces of software programs that can be accessed from multiple applications. As these DLL files cannot be directly launched, the rundll32.exe process is required to launch the functionality stored in the files. Rundll32.exe is an important process and without it your system may become unstable and very slow.
Default location of the rundll32.exe is C:\Windows\System32. Rundll32.exe is a Windows system file. By default, this process is loaded at system startup. The most common size of the file is 33,280 bytes. You may also find the file in these sizes: 31,744, 44,544, 34,816, 33,792, 32,768, 32,256, 1,371,648, 1,254,400, 610,304, 537,088, 40,448, 61,952, 1,304,064, 143,872, 10,240, 10,000, 1,359,872, 36,864 bytes.
On system startup you may receive the following error message:
"Windows cannot find C:\Windows\Rundll32.exe make sure you typed the name correctly and try again."
Cause of the Error
This error message can be due to following reasons:
Follow the steps listed below to fix this problem:
Many other Rundll32.exe errors may occur when Windows attempts to load a file but is unable to do so. The reason could be a missing or corrupt DLL file. Discussed below are a few steps that you can follow to correct rundll32.exe errors:
Driver Update: Some EXE errors are related to driver problems such as obsolete, outdated or incompatible drivers. A driver update tool is recommended to scan your system for corrupted and outdated drivers and to ensure that all your drivers stay up-to-date.
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