There are few ways to repair the Normaliz.dll missing error and in the following post I’ll provide more details on this. By the end of the post feel free to share which of the proposed methods had helped you to solve this error.
Unicode Normalization Dll - part of Microsoft Windows OS, located in C:\Windows\System32.
The majority of known problems with this file usually occur right after restarting the computer or when trying to launch specific programs such as Internet Explorer (especially versions 7.0 and 8.0). At that point you’d usually encounter the following error message: the application has failed to start because normaliz.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
Causes to this error
Errors related to this file are usually encountered when launching applications and programs that are trying unsuccessfully to use this dll file - Internet Explorer (usually 7.0 and 8.0) as one example.
You’d usually experience errors with this file if it has been deleted from your PC or it has gotten corrupted or it is incompatible. Another common reason - existing corrupted, missing, or incorrect registered file paths related to this dll.
How to repair the Normaliz.dll missing error
(1) Use Windows SFC (System File Checker) repair
Since this is a Windows system file I’d recommend you to launch your Windows System File Checker repair tool. It scans all you system files, if it finds damaged or incompatible file versions it’ll replace them with new compatible ones.
If this didn’t fix the problem…
(2) Download the latest Internet Explorer version
I found out that the majority of reports related to this error come from Internet Explorer users, especially those with versions 7.0 or 8.0. So take the opportunity and upgrade to the latest Internet Explorer installation, this should install a fresh and clean version of this dll.
Has it fixed the problem? If not…
(3) Detect and repair Normaliz.dll missing related errors
Use the following Windows errors scanner in order to detect and repair any existing errors related to this dll. By the end of the scan simply review the complete errors report, see if it had found anything related to this dll and if so enable it to fix the error.
Scanning for incorrect dll registered file paths