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How to fix imageres.dll errors

June 13, 2014

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Introduction to imageres.dll

With description as Windows Image Resource, imageres.dll enables you to add images and other file resources to your app, and reference those files from within your app. Using this file to swap images based on high contrast settings or display scaling, name and organize your file resources in folders.

The imageres.dll file will make it more convenient to embed those images as resources in your project with a .net application. It will not leave them as separate files and therefore not necessary to locate and load the images from disk when the application runs.

In Visual Studio, you can use imageres.dll to add an image to your project as an embedded resource; In the Solution Explorer window, right-click the image file you just added to your project and select Properties from the popup menu. The Properties tool window shows up, and then you can change the Build Action property to Embedded Resource.

With imageres.dll, you are able to localize images or other files if needed sometimes; it is especially useful when text or culturally sensitive material is being handled. The language for a file is independent of a user's location. For example, a calendar may have different images depending on the user's location, but the labels should follow the customer's preferred language.

The typical symptoms of imageres.dll errors

  1. Help with System File: repair the imageres.dll failure to return the icons to the original look!
  2. Imageres.dll: Every time when installing a program the Start sound is not to heard
  3. The imageres.dll is accidentally changed to imageres.dll.old. When restarting the windows, it only show dark screen with shut down button and ease of access.
  4. Error: 0xC000000D Microsoft-Windows-Setup" stopped in Windows 7 computer.
  5. Win 7: log on screen has no where to punch in password (also no sound), just shows background picture.
  6. Imageres.dll has been changed. I need default icons back on Vista.
  7. Imageres.dll missing in system32.
  8. The message: The file c:\Windows\system32\imageres.dll contains no icons: Icon exporting software got all the icons out from both old and the new file but Windows still thinks that the .dll is empty.

What are causes of imageres.dll errors?

This error occurs when the imageres.dll is damaged or not found. And it can be caused by virus infection. For example, you want to replace imageres.dll with a modified version, one that holds improved icons. But the file is in use and cannot be deleted or replaced. Eventually you do manage to delete it, you are unable to finish replacement, and have to perform a system restore.

Solutions to imageres.dll errors

Because imageres.dll is a system file, firstly run SFC.exe to determine whether the imageres.dll file is corrupted or not. The SFC /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions. If this method doesn't work, then you can

Run DLL TOOL to check your system for malware infection and registry errors. After a full scan, the result will be displayed for you to determine how to move on. You may click "Repair All" button for a final fix.


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