Once you encounter a Xapofx1_5.dll error there are two things that you need to do in order to fix it. In the next post I’ll provide more details about this dll, why it is sometimes involved in errors, and finally, what it takes in order to repair it.
This dll is an Audio Effect Library, part of Microsoft DirectX for Windows.
The DirectX technology is actually an enhancement from Microsoft that enables multimedia based programs such as games to perform better. Most importantly – it provides better experience to the user, whether it concerns the display or audio.
Common problems with this dll
You might encounter problems with this file usually when trying to run PC games – usually it won’t run or it may immediately crash. Windows might pop out an error message saying that the file is missing or not found. In other cases you might experience audio problems such as a long continuing beep noise when launching a game.
What are the causes to this error?
As I mentioned earlier, there are two main causes:
(1) Xapofx1_5.dll might be missing, or it has gotten corrupted, or it is incompatible.
(2) One of your audio or display related drivers is incompatible or too old.
Quick repair guide
Follow these steps in order to repair the Xapofx1_5.dll error:
(1) Refresh and update your DirectX
Since this file part of your DirectX installation, simply download and install the latest DirectX installation directly from Microsoft. This should handle any errors or problems with that dll.
(2) Check the validity of your audio and display drivers
In order to check the validity of those drivers, simply conduct a drivers diagnosis via the following drivers scanner – it’ll be able to tell you which of those drivers are invalid and require an update/replacement. Again – pay a close attention to any invalid audio or display related drivers and immediately replace them with their update and compatible versions.