Gameux.dll is a dynamic link library file that belongs to the Microsoft Corporation. This file is also known as the Game Explorer.
Many games that are installed onto Windows Server 2008 need the gameux.dll file in order to work properly. The gameux file should be placed in the System32 folder. If you run a game or games on a Windows Server 2008 machine and this dll file is not present, an error message will be displayed on your screen.
Error Loading C:\Windows\system32\gameux.dll
The specified module cannot be found.
Removing this error message is very easy. Keep in mind that there are two Windows Server 2008 versions, 32 bit and 64 bit.
For 32 bit:
- Download gameux_32bit.zip from a trusted site.
Users are advised to download this file from a trusted site because the file being downloaded may turn out to be a virus instead of the valid file. Users should also make sure that they are using a good antivirus program like STOPzilla Antivirus to make sure that intrusions are readily detected.
To increase the level of protection, users should also make sure that they have a recommended anti-spyware program in place. Spyware Cease is recommended as this anti-spyware program not only protects from various malware but also provides users with the extra benefit of protection from identity theft.
- Extract the gameux_32bit.zip to
- Register the file.
- Go to Start and then proceed to Run.
- A confirmation message will pop up.
For 64 bit:
- Download gameux_64bit.zip from a trusted site.
- Extract the gameux.dll in the folder System32 to
C:\Windows\System32\and the file gameux.dll in the folder SysWOW64 to
- After extracting the two gameux.dll files, register both.
- Go to Start and then Run.
regsvr32 C:\Windows\System32\gameux.dll C:\Windows\SysWOW64\gameux.dll.
And you’re done.