DBGeng.dll is used by Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 to help this piece of software to load up all the important files that it requires to run. The file is specifically used by the “Database” functions of the Visual Studio application, meaning that if you want to fix any of the issues that it may be causing, you should look to fix any software-related issues that it may have, as well as any actual problems with the file itself.
The errors you’re seeing will generally show in this format:
- “dbgeng.dll Not Found”
- “This application failed to start because dbgeng.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
- “Cannot find C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Packages\Debugger\dbgeng.dll”
- “The file dbgeng.dll is missing.”
- “Cannot start Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005. A required component is missing: dbgeng.dll. Please install the application again.”
What Causes DBGeng.dll Errors?
The errors which DBGeng.dll will have are typical of Windows computers, in that the file will continually become damaged or outdated on your system – preventing Windows from properly being able to read it. The problem with this particular file is that it’s used extensively in the “Microsoft Visual Studio” suite of programs – making it essential that your PC is not only able to read the file, but also able to read all the parts of it which your software requires on your PC. This tutorial is going to show you how to resolve DBGeng.dll errors on your PC: