NPPTools.dll is a file used to help Windows process the installation of applications on your PC. The specific tasks this file performs includes the likes of helping to control where installation files are placed on your PC, which settings are created for the new software amongst a range of other vital features. Many people have reported this file to cause specific problems on your PC, including showing errors when you’re trying to run a particular program, or when you boot up your PC. You can fix the problems you’re seeing with this tutorial.
The errors which NPPTools.dll causes includes the likes of:
“Npptools.dll was not found.”
“This application failed to start as the system was unable to locate npptools.dll. Reinstalling the application may fix the error.”
“The file npptools.dll is missing.”
What Causes The NPPTools.dll Errors?
Some of the causes of the NPPTools.dll errors are:
- The file has either been moved or misplaced
- The file has been damaged during installation of a program
- The file is corrupt and can’t be detected
- The file cannot be found
The problem your PC is that it likely cannot read the file as it’s either been deleted, corrupted or damaged. Because it’s an important part of Windows, the file is continually being used by a range of different programs to help your PC run… but it will often be the case that your computer will either save it incorrectly, or have some sort of issue causing the errors you can see on your screen. To fix the problem, you should first ensure that you have no potential problems with the registry of your PC, and then fix any registry errors inside the Windows system.