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urlmon.dll missing

May 12, 2014

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About urlmon.dll

With description OLE32 Extensions for Win32, urlmon.dll is a required file for windows, several of its applications require it for implementing URLMoniker and relative API to abstract downloading process within the applications.

Urlmon.dll is statically linked to the following files: msvcrt.dll, KERNEL32.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-ole32-l1-1-0.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-shlwapi-l1-1-0.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l1-1-0.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-user32-l1-1-0.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-version-l1-1-0.dll, api-ms-win-downlevel-normaliz-l1-1-0.dll, ole32.dll, SHLWAPI.dll, USER32.dll, ntdll.dll, iertutil.dll and WININET.dll.

This means that when urlmon.dll is loaded, the above files are automatically loaded too. If one of these files is corrupted or missing, urlmon.dll won't be loaded.

DLL files are integral to a computer's operations. Short for \Dynamic Link Library,\ these files are used solely by Microsoft operating systems as additional data used by various programs in order to work properly. As the name suggests, these files are stored and utilized similar to a library, where programs that need them are able to \check out\ the DLL they require from a main cache. The function of the Urlmon.dll is object linking and embedding, and it is used primarily by web browsers.

Urlmon.dll missing error messages

  1. When trying to access Windows Help and Support, getting error MATSWiz.exe System error: urlmon.dll is missing.
  2. Urlmon.dll is missing.
  3. Both wininet.dll and urlmon.dll missing desperately needing help.
  4. STOP: c0000221 {Bad Image Checksum}
  5. The image urlmon.dll is possibly corrupt. The header checksum does not match the computed checksum

Why is urlmon.dll missing?

This error may occur if the copy of the urlmon.dll on your system is either corrupt or missing. A corrupt urlmon.dll can be caused by improper settings of the associated program or files, incorrect uninstall and reinstall of software, invalid registry keys.

How to fix urlmon.dll missing error?

If it becomes corrupted or lost, Urlmon.dll can be replaced without too much trouble.

If this file is missing hit start then run and type in sfc /runonce and hit enter.

This will scan your computer for missing windows files and replace them, You will need your windows xp install disk to get this file replaced.

Perform the following steps:

Insert the Windows XP installation CD in the CD-ROM and reboot your XP computer from the CD-ROM.
Press the R key to start Recovery Console, when Welcome to Setup screen appears.
Log in with administrative rights.
Next, type the following commands at the Command Prompt and press Enter after each command to run it -
cd C:\windows\system32
run urlmon.dll urlmon.bak
expand F:\i386\urlmon.dll C:\Windows\system32

Urlmon.dll missing for windows 8.1

Right click on program.
Click on troubleshoot compatibility
Click try compatibility setting
Click on test compatibility
If it works exit the program and click next and save settings.

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