How to recover missed or corrupted bcrypt.dll file
How to recover missed or corrupted bcrypt.dll file - If a user using computer for purpose like Facebook, YouTube and other social media network then he/she had never seen a DLL error. Apart from this the DLL files are usually associated with redistributables and DirectX. However, a dll file like bcrypt.dll is mostly required for running various apps. If you face such a missing or corrupt message then read the full article carefully. If you are a regular user then you must have faced once the dll error.
What is bcrypt.dll?
It is a Microsoft Windows operating system file called Windows Cryptographic Primitives Library. It is normally located in the System32 folder. The error message says "The program can't start because bcrypt.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem.".
Procedure to fix "bcrypt.dll is missing" error –
- Run System File Checker –
Open the command prompt window and execute sfc/scannow command to run System File Checker. The process will replace all corrupted and damaged system files.
- Reinstall the affected program -
Since Dll file might create problem to some of the installed app. So, we advise you to simply reinstall all those apps as soon as possible. Press Windows key + S and type Control Panel in the search box. Go to the affected program and uninstall then reinstall it.
- Perform Malware Scanning
Since the bcrypt.dll file is located in System32 folder and might be behaving like a malware. So, we need scanning for the removal of viruses or malwares. Open Windows Defender from the taskbar or launch the Settings app. Now select Update & Security > Windows Security > Open Window Defender Security Center. Select Virus & threat protection, Click on Run a new advanced scan. Select the option says "Windows Defender Offline Scan". At last click on Scan Now.