Missing openal32.dll error solution for Windows

Please read the instructions carefully before you download the openal32.dll.Take the proper steps to safely clean and repair windows errors.

1. Where should this file go? After you download openal32.dll on your machine, paste it in directory where it missing, and also copy it to

Windows 95, 98, ME C:\Windows\System
Windows NT, 2000 C:\WinNT\System32
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 C:\Windows\System32
64-bit Windows C:\Windows\System64

If you can't find windows directory try:
a. Press and hold Windows key on your keyboard, then press button R.
b. Enter the command "cmd" and press Enter
c. In a command window enter the command "set systemroot" and press Enter. It will display system directory.
2. Go to "start" ==> "run" and type "regsvr32 openal32.dll" to register the file to the system.

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File Name: openal32.dll
File size: 102400 bytes

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Common error:

The program can't start because OpenAL32.dll is missing from your computer.Try reinstalling the program to fix this program.

fix openal32.dll missing error


Posible Solutions:

1. Download and register OpenAl32.dll at this page

2. Download and install OpenAL installer

3. For Battle of Empires, go to the Steam folder OpenAL where your installed games are (by default, c:/Steam/SteamApps/common/Battle of Empires/called _CommonRedist/OpenAL). Find the folder or a folder named like this(version number serials), you find oalinst.exe under this folder. Double click the oalinst.exe and it automatically installs the missing .dll file that you need.

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Got computer error message like:

"openal32.dll crash"
"bad image"
"error loading"
"openal32.dll was not found"
"the procedure entry point openal32.dll error"
"openal32.dll could not be located"
"Access Violation"
"Cannot register openal32.dll"

at startup or shutdown or run program?
No "missing dll" anymore - Repair dll errors - How to fix windows dll corrupt on your windows xp,vista,2000/2003,win7, win8,win10

  • Download and install openal32.dll.
  • Download and install the latest update.
  • Install windows updates automatically/regularly, allow Windows check updates in the background.
  • Reinstall the application.