Bssdk.dll is a dynamic link library file created by IVT for their BlueSoleil software for Bluetooth applications. The file usually shows error notifications when you are installing or using certain programs, during Windows startup or when you are shutting down your PC. The file shows errors as a result of it being damaged or corrupted, misplaced or even because of problems in the registry. You need to accurately identify the source of the problem and repair it to prevent the error messages from appearing. This tutorial will help you eliminate the error notifications.
What Causes bssdk.dll Errors?
The different bssdk.dll errors are usually displayed in the following formats:
- “bssdk.dll Not Found”
- “This application failed to start because bssdk.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
- “Cannot find C:\Windows\system32\bssdk.dll”
- “The file bssdk.dll is missing.”
- “Cannot start ivt BsSDK. A required component is missing: bssdk.dll. Please install the application again.”
These error messages are generally caused by Windows not being able to properly read the bssdk.dll file either from being damaged or misplaced. You need to repair the file – a process which is described in the steps below:
How To Fix bssdk.dll Errors
Step 1 – Re-Install Any Programs Showing Errors
The first thing you need to do is identify which program causes the error messages to appear. The application might be having difficulty loading or reading the file. To fix the problem, it is highly recommended to re-install the application by clicking Start > Control Panel > Add / Remove Programs or Programs and Features (for Vista and Windows 7) and select the program from among the list, and then finally clicking the “Remove” or “Uninstall” to remove the program. Once you have removed all the programs that cause the error messages to appear, reboot your computer. Removing the programs will also remove the errors. After restarting your computer, insert the CD/DVD installer onto you optical drive and run the installation program if you want to make use of the application again. You can also obtain an installer file from the Internet and run the file from your hard drive.
This step might not produce the desired result and if the error still persists, proceed to the next step.
Step 2 – Manually Replace the bssdk.dll file on your PC
You can also acquire a fresh copy of the bssdk.dll file and manually replace it on your PC. Replacing the file is probably the best way to get rid of the errors. Here’s how to do it:
- Download the bssdk.dll file using this link
- Unzip the bssdk.dll file onto your computer’s hard drive
- Browse to c:\Windows\System32
- Locate the current bssdk.dll on your system
- Rename the current bssdk.dll to bssdkBACKUP.dll
- Copy & paste the new bssdk.dll into C:\Windows\System32
- Click Start > Run (Or search”run” on Vista & Win7)
- Type “cmd” in the box that appears
- Type “regsvr32 bssdk.dll” on the black screen
This process will ensure that your system will have a fresh copy of the dll file and can prevent the errors from appearing again. However, if this process does not resolve the error, proceed to the next step.
Step 3 – Clean Out The Registry
The “registry” can be a huge source of bsskd.dll errors that plague your system. The registry is a central database where all file and program settings are stored. Windows accesses the different settings to enable the system to load the programs and files properly. However, due to the large number of access and the way Windows saves the registry keys, the registry entries become damaged or corrupted causing the system to slow down and display error messages. You need to resolve issues inside the registry by using a ‘registry cleaner’ to perform a thorough scan and effectively fix the errors inside.