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urlmon.dll faulting module

May 12, 2014

DLL ToolDLL Tool downloads and repairs urlmon.dll faulting module problem in Outlook and IE (6,7,8,9,10,11) for PCs running Microsoft Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista OS, both 32 and 64 bits.

About urlmon.dll

Urlmon.dll is a dynamic link library of Object Linking And Embedding (OLE) for a framework of files & settings that your software will use to incorporate the likes of hyperlinks & other objects into your programs. The urlmon.dll file is used when performing OLE operations.

If you have errors caused by this file, it suggests that you have some sort of problem either with the file or the software trying to use it. The urlmon.dll problem is not just limited to IE. It impacts other applications such as Outlook, trying to perform a system restore. McAfee updates, iTunes updates, AIM etc.

Error signs of urlmon.dll faulting module

  1. Faulting application softwareupdate.exe, version, faulting module urlmon.dll on Windows 7
  2. Update to IE8 failed Faulty module urlmon.dll.
  3. Urlmon.dll causing many programs to crash.

What are the causes of urlmon.dll faulting module errors

The problem has to do with exceptions involving the DLL, urlmon.dll. The Faulting Module Urlmon.dll error may be caused by corrupted application components, or by windows system files damage. The corrupted system files entries can be a real threat to the well being of your computer.

There can be many events which may have resulted in the system files errors. An incomplete installation, an incomplete uninstall, improper deletion of applications or hardware. It can also be caused if your computer suffer from a virus or adware/spyware attack or by an improper shutdown of the computer. All the above actives may result in the deletion or corruption of the entries in the windows system files. This corrupted system file will lead to the missing and wrongly linked information and files needed for the proper working of the application.

It is not usually the case that a faulting module is the actual cause of an application error, crash, or hang. The error details point to urlmon.dll as the problem module. To really understand why an application was crashing, you need to find the module and look at its properties.

Fixes for urlmon.dll faulting module

Resolving the issue involves identification of faulty version of urlmon.dll and re-registration of many related dll files. Take replacement of the urlmon.dll file for example.

Search your Windows folder using Windows Search in the start menu and find every file named urlmon.dll.

Use Advanced options for your search such as subfolders and hidden files.

Browse to the Windows folder. Once Search has found all the urlmon.dll files look through them by right clicking on them and going to properties.

Click on the Version Tab and locate which version of each file is. Version 6.0.2900.5659 of urlmon.dll is the culprit that is causing the crashes. Make sure this file is the one that is in your Windows/System32 folder.

Alternatively, you can use DLL TOOL to locate the problematic version of urlmon.dll and all the dll files need to be re-registered, and modify the their settings in the registry. All you need to do is see the result of diagnosis and click the mouse to let the fixing process move on.