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#1 mhansomme

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 23:14

 
Hello, I'm here praying that someone more tech savvy than I am can help me.
When I turn on my PC I get a message indicating that a file is missing. To be exact, the dnssd.dll is missing. This has prevented some of the programs from executing successfully. I'm positive that I've not consciously deleted anything ( I think so). I don't know what this means and would like some help. What sort of error is this? What would I need to do to have it fixed?
 
Thanks in advance guys. Appreciate it. 
 



#2 Nick H.

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 23:26

<Topic moved to Microsoft (Windows) Discussion & Support>

#3 PSG1

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 23:29

Try this link:  http://answers.micro...0b-7886e9dfc0a1

 

It looks like it has to do with Apple's inability to write software.  Try to uninstall Bonjour; it install itself when you install the bloatware that is iTunes.



#4 OP mhansomme

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 21:47

Hello, 
Thanks for responding to my post. 
I did read through the information you sent here [ http://answers.micro...0b-7886e9dfc0a1
 
It mentioned that re-installing the application would solve the problem. However, when I re-installed it the problem was not solved. I also did some research which brought me to these pages. 
...and 
 
 
I've not tried the suggestions as yet, I only read through. However, I'll report back and let you know what method of solving the issue worked. 
 
Thanks for responding once more. 
WIll report back ASAP.


#5 xrobwx

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 22:07

What OS are you on?

Something is calling this dll when your system starts.

 

 

 

Win 8 = Windows key+X then Task Manager Then Startup The choose Bonjour and Disable. Try it, it won't hurt anything.



#6 Tews

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 22:08

dnssd.dll is not a native 8.1 program.  Read more about it here..

 

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/findbyerrormessage/a/dnssd-dll-not-found-missing-error.htm