Version Checking and File Installation Libraries

version.dll. What is it?

Version.dll is Version Checking and File Installation Libraries.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Version.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Version.dll is usually located in the %SYSTEM% sub-folder and its usual size is 18,944 bytes.

Version.dll contains the API functions used by Windows OS to check versions of other libraries and files. Version.dll is required for Windows to work correctly.

Just like any other .dll file, version.dll can become missing or corrupt. In most cases, this problem can be solved by updating the operating system, updating drivers, or performing a System Restore to roll back any recent changes. However, if the working version.dll got overwritten by a corrupted version, a Windows reinstall may be required to fix the problem.

Viruses and malware can also be responsible for version.dll errors. Scan your computer with Auslogics Antivirus to make sure it's not infected.


The version.dll process is safe and disabling it can be dangerous because programs on your computer need it to work correctly.


Author: Microsoft CorporationPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder %SYSTEM%
subfolder %WINDOWS%
subfolder %SYSTEM%


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Some viruses infect computers while disguised in the form of legitimate files, like version.dll. Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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by Tessica on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:41 AM

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