The Binkw32.dll missing error occurs while playing PC games and other multimedia based applications that are using this dll. There are several steps that you need to take in order to repair this error. I’ll provide these steps in the following post – see below.
Created by RAD Game Tools. Can usually be found under your C:\Program Files folder. Bink is actually a video programs registered to RAD Game Tools and you can usually find it in many computer games. This dll is mainly used for playing compressed videos within applications rich with multimedia elements such a computer games.
As I mentioned in the beginning, those who usually experience problems with this dll module are PC game player. You’d usually start a game and it’ll instantly or after a while cause Windows to popup an error message saying that: The program can't start because Binkw32.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
The causes to this error
(1) The dll is missing or corrupt
(2) Incompatible/corrupt drivers – usually a video driver
How to repair this error
(1) Have you tried reinstalling the application (game)?
Usually, reinstalling the application (game) that triggers this error should fix the problem. If something went wrong with Binkw32.dll, reinstalling the application should place a fresh and intact version of this dll.
If this hasn’t fixed the problem…
(2) Check all your drivers – replace problematic drivers
Another common reason for having such errors are corrupt or incompatible drivers. I highly recommend you to check your drivers and verify that they are intact and up-to-date. I also recommend you to update your video card’s driver – if it isn’t compatible or if it is corrupt then it may trigger this Binkw32.dll missing error.
In order to check your drivers simply download the following drivers scanner – it’ll tell you if something went wrong with any of your drivers – again, pay a close attention to your video driver.