Windows is prone to a lot of virus infections. It is important to keep windows updated and keep your anti-virus updated to prevent virus infections. Read this tutorial for general tips to keep your computer safe from virus infections.
One such annoying Infection is rundll32.exe application error. This kind of problem occurs due to infected or corrupted rundll32.exe file or some infected dll files. Below is the screenshot shared by one of our readers Naralagiri:
When such error appears, it will display a dialogue box saying :
rundll32.exe – Application Error. The instruction at “0x———-” referenced memory at “0x———“. The memory could not be “read”. Click OK to terminate the program.
After this, the application you were trying to launch will ether not be launched or will get terminated during its launch.
In this article we are going to share some of the methods that can fix this problem.
The rundll32.exe Application error is not a straight forward error. The possible reasons for this error are:
Problem 1. Corrupt rundll32.exe file – Which will cause such errors with many windows application. The solution to this problem should be replacement of rundll32.exe file. The solution is listed below in the article.
To replace the file you need to put the Windows Installation disk in the CD ROM drive.
Click Start, and then click Run. Type the following without quotes and press enter
“expand X:\i386\rundll32.ex_ c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe”
Restart the computer. This will replace the corrupt rundll32.exe with a fresh copy from windows installation CD/DVD.