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The causes of ntdll.dll error messages can be very different. However, most ntdll.dll errors result from a damaged or corrupted version of the DLL file itself, corrupted hardware drivers or problems between Windows and other programs.
Ntdll.dll errors can sometimes cause your computer’s hardware to crash, but this is rare.
Ntdll.dll error messages can occur before or after using a program, during program execution, when starting or stopping Windows, or even during a Windows installation.
The ntdll.dll file is usually located in c:\windows\system32 and in very old versions of Windows (e. g. Windows XP) in the c:\i386 directory. The file ntdll.dll is a legitimate dynamic link library (DLL) file and is called “NT Layer DLL”, which contains important functions for the Windows kernel. In other words, it is a central component of Windows.
How to repair: NTDLLL.DLL Error
Re-register the DLL file
You need to re-save the DLL file and see if it helps. To do this, open a raised PDC and execute the following commands one after the other:
regsvr32.exe /u ntdll.dll
Use troubleshooting to ensure program compatibility.
There may be cases where the program you want to run could not run on your new operating system. You can now use the program compatibility problem search to run it with the compatibility settings of an older version of Windows.
- Click the Start button and locate the Control Panel.
- Click on System and Security, then select Windows Update.
- Click Check for Updates, then Install Updates.
Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer
If the ntdll.dll error appears when starting or closing Internet Explorer, it is possible that an add-on will cause the error.
To identify the offender, selectively disable Internet Explorer extensions. To deactivate an add-on module, proceed as follows:
- Open Internet Explorer, click on Tools, then on Internet Options.
- Then click on the Programs tab.
- Now click on the Manage Add-ons button.
- Select the first add-on module and click the Disable button.
- Restart Internet Explorer.
Repeat the above steps for all activated add-ons to determine which add-on is the perpetrator.
If all else fails, you must determine whether the error is temporary or persistent. To do this, you must reboot your system. After restarting your computer, simply run the application or program you used when the initial error occurred. If you don’t see any mistakes, you’re lucky. However, if this is the case, you must continue with the following steps.
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