What is faultrep.dll?
The faultrep.dll module is part of the Windows System DLL program. This module helps in the proper functioning of the Windows fault reporting system.
Common faultrep.dll errors
Faultrep.dll errors generally appear during system startup or shutdown. The following are some examples of common faultrep.dll errors:
- “Faultrep.dll file not found”
- “File Fautrep.dll is missing”
- “Cannot find faultrep.dll”
Most of the faultrep.dll errors occur due to situations that lead to deletion or corruption of this file. Other major causes of fautrep.dll errors are malware infections and registry issues.
Steps to Repair Faultrep.dll Errors
By default, the faultrep.dll file is installed on your computer when you buy it. Deletion of the faultrep.dll file by mistake or during uninstallation of any program can lead to its absence from your system. As a result, you may get missing or not found faultrep.dll errors whenever a program or application calls for this file. Perform the following steps to fix faultrep.dll errors:
- Restore the missing DLL from recycle bin
If you suspect you have accidentally deleted this file, look for it in your Recycle Bin. If found, promptly restore the file to fix the error. In case you have already emptied the Recycle Bin, use a free file recovery program to recover the file. Please note that you should use a file recovery program only when you are sure that it is you who had deleted the file and the file was working fine before its removal.
- Reinstall any recently removed programs
Faultrep.dll may also go missing during uninstallation of a program that uses this DLL. So, if you receive faultrep.dll errors soon after you uninstall a program, reinstall it to fix the DLL issue. Incorrect uninstallation procedures are in fact a major cause of DLL errors. This is why it is recommended that you use either the Add or Remove Programs utility or a reliable third-party uninstaller tool, such as Perfect Uninstaller to uninstall programs or applications from your system.
- Download the missing file from DLL directory
If you find that the file was not deleted by mistake or during uninstallaton of a software but is still missing, download the faultrep.dll from a reliable online DLL directory to repair the error. Alternatively, you can also choose to copy the missing file from a computer with the same configuration as yours. It is important that you save the file in its original location on the system.
- Check your system for malware infection
If the above steps fail to fix the faultrep.dll DLL issue, you must scan your entire system using an efficient antivirus tool, such as STOPzilla Antivirus, and an antispyware tool, such as Spyware Cease. Malicious programs, such as viruses, worms, trojans, and spyware can cause your DLLs to go corrupt and generate recurring DLL errors. Your antivirus and antispyware tools will enable you to identify and repair these files to fix the DLL errors caused by them.
- Perform regular registry scans
Entries related to DLL files are stored in the registry and you may encounter DLL issues, such as faultrep.dll errors, if these entries are incorrectly modified or deleted. To prevent this, run regular registry scans, using a reliable tool, such as PCHealthBoost to indentify and remove the bad entries from your registry.