What is a D3dcompiler_43.dll error? Where it comes from? I’ll answer all these questions in a moment and later I’ll provide you with a simple step-by-step guide that’ll enable you to detect and repair the source of this error.
This dll file (Direct3D HLSL Compiler) is part of Microsoft DirectX for Windows.
DirectX in general improves the performance of your installed PC games and other multimedia based applications. Its purpose is to enrich your experience with multimedia based applications.
Error messages that popup while trying to run PC games such as: Dirt, Dragon Age, and Battlefield. Common error messages: D3DCOMPILER_43.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error, dll is missing, The program can't start because D3DCOMPILER_43.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
Causes to this error
(1) The dll is incompatible or too old (2) It might have gotten corrupted (3) You’re using an incompatible or obsolete graphic driver (4) You’re using other incompatible, corrupt, or obsolete ‘graphic related’ drivers
Step-by-step repair guide
(1) Update Windows using Windows Auto-Update
A quick Windows update should detect and repair any compatibility issues with your current DirectX installations. Run Windows Auto-Update and see if that fixes the problem.
If it didn’t fix the problem:
(2) Manually download and install the latest DirectX version
You can download the latest DirectX installationdirectly from Microsoft’s site.
(3) Check and update all your ‘display related’ drivers
D3dcompiler_43.dll can be triggered due to an incompatible or old graphic card driver, as well as due to other ‘display related’ drivers. You need to verify the validity of those drivers and see which ones are invalid and then replace them.
Tip: use the following drivers scanner - it’ll automatically detect all problematic drivers and enable you to replace them.
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