Today we learn how to fix a most annoying window error “The program can’t start because the detoured.dll is missing from your computer. Try re-installing the program to fix this problem”commonly many windows users face these type of errors which are related to missing .dll.

fix dll errors

basically it occurs when we are installing a new software and during installing a popup occurs which indicates detoured.dll is missing from your pc. So today we are going to solve this problem in a very easy way. Within seconds you get rid of detoured.dll error.

What is detoured.dll ??

detoured.dll is a part of a Microsoft research technology which is named as “Detours”. basically detours allows hooks into every application launched on windows operating system.So if detoured.dll error occurs on your computer then you have to re-install this dll in your computer system folder.

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Types of detoured.dll error messages

SO i am going to tell you possible types of detoured.dll missing errors in a windows system–>

>”This program can’t start because detoured.dll is missing from your computer.””detoured.dll is missing.”
>”detoured.dll cannot be found.”
>”Access Violation File [path]\detoured.dll”
>”Unable to launch the software located at path: [path]\detoured.dll”
>”This application requires the file detoured.dll, which was not found on this system.”
>”detoured.dll is missing.”
>”There was a problem starting [path]\detoured.dll. The specified module could not be found.”

How to fix detoured.dll missing error?

i have made a research on the internet to solve this error and get some working methods. Now i am going to explain each method in detailed manner. Just follow simple steps and get rid of .dll errors on your computer.

Method 1

Manually enter detoured.dll file in windows system folder

Step 1

click here to download detoured.dll file.

Step 2

Now go to C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\SysWOW64 and paste above downloaded file

there (windows7,8,8.1)

>for windows xp users–> just paste this file only in system32 folder

Step 3

Now restart your computer.now you will see that your detoured.dll error is solved now.

Method 2

Automatic error fix tool

It’ss a amazing windows tool which is used to fix common errors in windows pc. With this tool you can easily solve .dll missing errors.
–>download automatic error fix tool from here

Method 3

Solve .dll missing error with the help of CMD

Windows cmd is a powerfull command line software which can solve many errors and issues in windows just by using some simple commands. Today we will use cmd to solve .dll missing from your computer error.

Step 1

Right click on cmd and run it as a administrator or use shortcut Windows+R and type cmd and right click on it and select run as a administrator


Step 2

now type following command into cmd

sfc /scannow


>This command will check for all windows errors. If  SFC (system file checker) finds any error,missing files or corrupted files then it will fix those errors and make your windows error free.


>So with above 3 methods we can get rid of detoured.dll and other .dll errors easily. All the methods are working but if you get any problem regarding these methods then feel free to ask us by giving your valuable comment and follow us and share these methods with your friends on facebook and twitter.