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Fixing a0000208.dll is Missing / Not Found Error Messages

Overview of a0000208.dll


What meaning does a0000208.dll have ?

The file a0000208.dll is a file that is linked to (denumire_program) and it is developed by (denumire_developer) for Windows Operating System.The last released version of a0000208.dll is (last_version) and it was produced for Windows OS.
Note: If the a0000208.dll errors still occur after you reinstalled Windows,the problem has to be hardware related.You will need to replace the hardware causing the a0000208.dll error.

What Are DLL Files All About?

DLL stands for Dynamic Link Library,DLL files such as a0000208.dll are small files,they are similar to EXE (executable) files,they allow numerous software programs to share the same functionality.Lets say you are running Windows OS and you are editing a document in Microsoft Word.The DLL file that controls printing doesn’t need to load unless it’s purpose is needed.
When you select the “Print” function,Microsoft Word calls the printers DLL file,and it’s stacked into the RAM memory at the time.If you print the same document in another program,the same DLL printer file will be used.

When Is It Most Likely For A DLL Error to Occur?

DLL errors,that are the same as a0000208.dll are most likely to happen while using a function in a specific program (like printing a document) or at computer startup,or even at program startup.

Why Are DLL Errors Occurring To Me?

Because the DLL files are shared,DLL files are outside the software application. This has many good opportunities for software developers but it also provides bad opportunities for errors to happen.If Windows OS cannot load properly,your a0000208.dll file will return an error.See “Causes of a0000208.dll Errors below for more info.

When Is It Most Likely For DLL Errors To Happen?

Errors such as those like a0000208.dll are going to occur most likely at computer startup,or when a function is requested (such as printing)
Here Are Some Common a0000208.dll Errors :
“a0000208.dll was not found.”
“The file a0000208.dll is missing.”
“a0000208.dll Access Violation.”
“Cannot register a0000208.dll.”
“Cannot find C:\Windows\System32\\a0000208.dll.”
“Cannot start (denumire_program).A required component is missing: a0000208.dll.Please install a0000208.dll again.”
“This application failed to start because (denumire_dll) was not found.Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
All those errors are most likely to pop up while installing a program,while a0000208.dll related programs (as example (denumire_program)) is running,during the startup,shutting down or while installing Windows.The best idea is to keep track when and where do a0000208.dll errors happen,as it’s one of the most important information for troubleshooting the issue.

What causes (denumire_dll)

Most of the a0000208.dll errors are associated to a missing or corrupt a0000208.dll file.This is because a0000208.dll is an external file,presenting a vast opportunity for something unwanted to happen. Shutting down your PC improperly or getting a virus could corrupt the a0000208.dll,which could result in a DLL error.When the a0000208.dll file becomes corrupt,it can’t be loaded properly and will return an error message. Other times, a0000208.dll errors can be associated to issues in the Windows registry.Broken DLL file references can stop your DLL from registering as it should,giving you a a0000208.dll error.These broken registry keys can potentially be the result of missing a DLL file,a moved DLL file,or a leftover DLL file reference in your Windows registry from an uncompleted software installation or uninstallation. To be specific,the a0000208.dll errors can be the result of:

Invalid or corrupt a0000208.dll registry entry.
Virus or malware infection which has corrupted the a0000208.dll file.
Novell, Inc. hardware failure, such as a bad hard drive, which has corrupted the a0000208.dll file.
Another program overwrote the required version of a0000208.dll.
Another program maliciously or mistakenly deleted the a0000208.dll file.
Another program uninstalled the a0000208.dll file.

Fixing the a0000208.dll errors

Step 1: Manual Registering a0000208.dll Using Microsoft Register Server

When you install software that is using the a0000208.dll dependency, as a dependency,the software should automatically do the registering for you.Sometimes your DLL file may have not registered properly,and it will result a"a0000208.dll error message. Fortunately,you can use the built-in program “Microsoft Register Server” (regsvr32.exe) to register your a0000208.dll file once again.

How to register a0000208.dll once again from command prompt (Windows XP,Vista,7 and 8):

Click your Start button.
Type "command" in the search box,BUT DO NOT hit ENTER yet!!!
While holding CTRL key + Shift on your keyboard,then hit ENTER.
A permission box will pop-up.
Click Yes.
Type the following command: regsvr32 /u a0000208.dll.
Hit ENTER. This will UN-REGISTER your file.
Type the following command: regsvr32 /i a0000208.dll.
Hit ENTER. This will RE-REGISTER your file.
Close the command prompt window.
Re-start the program associated with a0000208.dll error.

Step 2 : Repairing Invalid a0000208.dll Registry Entries

Sometimes a0000208.dll and other DLL errors can be linked to problems in the Windows registry.Various programs can share the same DLL file,but when these programs are uninstalled ,the DLL registry entries are left behind.So,this means that while the file path could have changed,it’s old location is still recorded in the Windows registry and when Windows tries to look up the incorrect references, a0000208.dll errors can happen.Malware infections may have corrupted the registry entries linked to Norton AntiVirus.If that’s the case,those invalid DLL registry entries have to be repaired to fix the problem. Manually editing the Windows Registry for removing invalid a0000208.dll keys is not advised unless you are a professional.Doing this incorrectly can cause your PC from functioning and causing damage to your Operating System.Even a misplaced comma can prevent your PC from booting!. Because of the risk this involves,we recommend using a trusted registry cleaner as for example,WinThruster to scan and repair any a0000208.dll-related problems.Using a registry cleaner automatically finds invalid registry entries,missing file references causing errors and broken links made during the registry.A backup is created before each scan,so you can undo any changes with a single click protecting you against PC damage.The good part is that repairing registry errors can also improve system speed and performance.
Caution: Unless you are an advanced PC user ,we do not recommend editing the Windows registry manually.Using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that could require you to reinstall Windows.We do not guarantee that the problems resulting from incorrect use of Registry Editor can be fixed.Use the Registry Editor at your own risk with caution !.

To manually repair the Windows registry,you have to create a backup by exporting a portion of the registry linked to a0000208.dll :
Click the Start button.
Type "command" in the search box,but DON'T hit ENTER yet!
While holding CTRL key + Shift on your keyboard, press ENTER.
A permission dialog box will pop-up.
Click Yes.
The command prompt will now open.
Type "regedit" and hit ENTER.
In the Registry Editor, select the a0000208.dll-related key you want to back up.
From the File menu, choose Export.
In the Save list, the folder that you want to save the Norton AntiVirus backup key.
In the File namebox type a name for your backup file, such as "a0000208.dll Backup".
In the Export Range box, make sure that "Selected branch" is selected.
Click Save.
The file is then saved with a .reg file extension.
You now have a backup of your a0000208.dll-related registry entry.

Step 3: Removing or Restoring a0000208.dll from the Recycle Bin

This looks like an obvious step but it’s possible that your a0000208.dll might have been deleted by accident. Check your Recycle bin to see if it’s in there.
Just double-click on the Recycle Bin icon.
In the upper right-hand corner, search for a0000208.dll.
If a0000208.dll file appears in the search results, select the file, and move it to this directory:
Windows 95/98/Me = C:\Windows\System32\
Windows NT/2000 = C:\Windows\System32\
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 = C:\Windows\System32\
64-bit Windows = C:\Windows\System32\
After moving your a0000208.dll, restart your computer.

Step 4: Scanning your PC for Malware

There can be a possibility that your a0000208.dll error could be related to a malware infection.This may have corrupted,deleted or damaged some of the DLL related files.There can be a possibility that the errors you are receiving are due to a malicious software itself.

Step 5: Giving Your Device Drivers an update

a0000208.dll-related errors could be the result of corrupt or outdated drivers.The drivers may work well one day and could stop working on the next day for numerous reasons.Good news are that in order to fix the DLL problem you just have to update them.Finding the driver you need for a0000208.dll-related hardware may be very hard even on manufacturer’s websites.Even if you are good at updating the drivers,the procedure can be very time-consuming and irritating.Installing an old version or the improper driver could make the problem get worse.
We do recommend using a drive updater like (denumire_program_reclama) to make it solve itself in matter of minutes.

Using Windows System Restore To Go Back Before System Changes

Using System Restore allows you to “go back in time” in order to fix a0000208.dll errors.System Restore can return your system files and programs back when they worked fine.Using System Restore may help you avoid hours of manually troubleshooting dll errors.

Step 7 : Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Program Related With a0000208.dll

If your a0000208.dll error is related to a specific program,simply reinstalling (denumire_program)-related programs may be a solution to your problems.
Instructions for Vista and Windows 7 :
Open “Programs and Features” from the start menu.
Click “Control Panel” from the right section of the menu.
Click “Programs and Features”.
Find a0000208.dll-related program under the Name column.
Click on a0000208.dll-associated entry.
Click Uninstall.
Follow the instructions in order to uninstall the program.
Instructions for Windows XP :
Open “Programs and Features” from the menu.
Click “Add or Remove Programs”.
Find the a0000208.dll-related program under the list of installed programs.
Click on (denumire_program).
Click the remove button.
Follow the directions in order to finish the uninstall.
Instructions for Windows 8:
Hover your mouse to the bottom left of the screen and right click on the start menu icon.
Select “Programs and Features”.
Find the a0000208.dll-related program under the Name column.
Click on it and then click the uninstall button.
Follow the instructions and finish the uninstall.
After you are done uninstalling the a0000208.dll-related program,reinstall it according to Microsoft’s instructions.
Tip: If you are sure that the dll error is related to a Microsoft program,uninstalling and installing it will be most likely to solve your problem.

Step 8: Running Windows System File Checker (scf /scannow)

The System File checker is a Windows built-in tool.It gives you acces to scan for corrupted files and restore files like a0000208.dll. If the tool finds a problem related to your a0000208.dll or another critical system file it will replace those files that are causing the problem within the dll cache located in “%winDir%\System32\Dllcache\”.If the file is not in the dll cache is corrupted and you will be asked to insert your Windows installation disk in order to recover the original files.
To open the System File Checker (for Win XP,Vista,7 and 8):
Open Command Prompt from the Start Menu.
While holding CTRL + Shift key hit enter.
Click yes on the dialog that will pop up.
Type "sfc /scannow" and hit enter.
The tool should now start scanning for a0000208.dll-related errors and other system files problems.(This may take a while).
Follow the on-screen commands.

Step 9: Installing All Windows Updates That Are Available

Microsoft is working on improving Windows system files that may cause a0000208.dll linked errors.Sometimes repairing the dll errors might be as easy as updating the Windows with the latest Service Pack or another patch that has been released.
To check for updates for Windows XP,Vista,7 and 8 :
Open the start menu.
Type “Update” in the search box in the menu and hit enter.
The Windows Update dialog box will appear.
If updates are available,click Install Updates.

Step 10: Performing a Clean Install of Windows

This is your last possibility for solving your dll error. Reinstalling the Windows will remove the data from your hard drive,so you will begin with a new install.A clean install of Windows will clear all the junk that your PC has accumulated with the usage of your PC.
Note: If the a0000208.dll errors still occur after you reinstalled Windows,the problem has to be hardware related.You will need to replace the hardware causing the a0000208.dll error.