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FIX: Gpapi.dll error in Windows 10


We’ve gathered in this article a list of easy to perform steps that will help you solve the gpapi.dll error in no time so check it out.

What can cause a gpapi.dll error?

  • Due to an error that may lead to losing data, the gpapi.dll file is inaccessible or damaged.
  • The antivirus software may have blocked the gpapi.dll file’s access.
  • The Windows registry’s database is damaged.

Common gpapi.dll errors include:

  • gpapi.dll is missing
  • gpapi.dll error loading
  • gpapi.dll crash
  • gpapi.dll was not found
  • gpapi.dll could not be located
  • gpapi.dll Access Violation
  • The procedure entry point gpapi.dll error
  • Cannot find gpapi.dll
  • Cannot register gpapi.dll

How can I fix the gpapi.dll error in Windows 10?

1. Use a dedicated DLL repair tool

The fastest way of solving the gpapi.dll error is to find and download the file into the original folder. You can do this by accessing a dedicated dll library, and download the correct igdumdim64.dll file based on your device.

These libraries are usually updated frequently and searching the file based on your system details( 64-, or 32-bit) you should have no problems in finding the right one.

DLLs and registries are valuable data libraries that Windows uses in order to run properly.

Because of that, damaged or missing dlls or registry keys can be a leading cause for crashes, freezes, error messages, and they can even prevent you from launching software and Windows features altogether.

Unfortunately, registries and DLLs are clusters of data that even advanced users have a hard time tweaking properly without guidance, and even Microsoft advices against it.

More so, resetting your Windows OS is among the only truly effective solutions to fix these errors, but this solution has far too many drawbacks.

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In order to avoid all that, one can always rely on automated third-party solutions, and few are as good as Restoro. It automates pretty much every aspect of your PC repair process, from the scans to the actual fixing.

Follow this small guide to learn to you can restore your PC to peak performance using Restoro:

  1. Download and install Restoro
  2. Launch Restoro
    • Restoro will now compile data about your PC
      Restoro first scan
  3. Wait for it to find any system stability issues and possible malware infections
    • Once the scan is complete, Restoro will show you a summary of your PC’s current status
      Restoro repair
  4. Press Start Repair
    • Restoro will now start downloading and replacing and faulty registries, DLLs, and any other damaged files it may have found during the scan.
    • This is possible thanks to the online libraries that is uses for comparison, replacing damaged data with its perfectly functional equivalent
  5. Restart your PC for all the changes to take effect

Your PC should now work perfectly fine, and you will no longer have to worry about slow response times, BSoD errors, or anything of the sort.

Disclaimer: This program needs to be upgraded from the free version in order to perform some specific actions.


2. Scan your device

scan your system for malware

Sometimes the gpapi.dll error is prone to happen due to a virus or a malware infection on your device. A malicious program could intentionally corrupt the DLL files in order to substitute them.

Running a virus scan using your antivirus program in order to determine if your system is virus-free is recommended


3. Update drivers

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You can manually update the drivers for the associated program where the gpapi.dll error appears but this can be a bit time consuming.

Also, make sure you don’t install the wrong drivers is essential, in order to avoid more damaged to your device.

In order to avoid all this from happening, we would recommend to use a dedicated third party tool that will do this for you atutomatically.



This post was written by Milan Stanojevic and was first posted to WindowsReport



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