Eldcore.dll is a type of DLL file that is associated with Windows Live Client. Dynamic Link Library is the full form of DLL. Multiple programs use the DLL file to share the same functionality. Users occasionally encounter ‘wldcore.dll is missing’ or ‘wldcore.dll is not found’ error message when Windows fails to load the wldcore.dll file correctly.
This type of error generally appears during the system startup or a program startup or when your PC tries to use a specific function. The problem can occur due to several reasons. Thus, we have decided to discuss to address this issue from all aspects and fix it with appropriate solutions.
Various Ways to Fix Wldcore.dll is Missing Error
You can manually eliminate this error by the following the fixes given here.
Method 1: Use Microsoft Register Server to Register Wldcore.dll
You can tirelessly get this work done by downloading one reliable software. Those who don’t want to use an automatic method, they can follow the given steps:
- Go to the Start menu and type ‘Command’ in the search box but do not press ‘Enter.’
- Now, press and hold the ‘Ctrl’ and ‘Shift’ keys at the same time and press ‘Enter.’
- Click ‘Yes’ on the ‘Permission’ dialog box to continue.
- Then, copy paste the command ‘regsvr32 /u wldcore.dll’ in the elevated command to unregister the DLL file.
- Again, enter ‘regsvr32 / i wldcore.dll’ and hit ‘Enter’ to register the file back.
- Close the Command Prompt window and run a program that requires ‘wldcore.dll.’
- No error message will appear if the problem is resolved.
Method 2: Manually Repair Invalid Wldcore.dll Registry Entries
Sometimes, incomplete uninstallation of programs leaves behind invalid wldcore.dll registry entries. These entries interfere with Windows and lead to the ‘wldcore.dll not found’ error. Hence, we would recommend you to back up the Windows Registry and then repair it. To do so, follow the given steps:
- Click the Start menu and type ‘Command’ in the search box but do not press ‘Enter.’
- Now, press and hold the ‘Ctrl’ and ‘Shift’ keys at the same time and then press ‘Enter.’
- Tap ‘Yes’ on the ‘Permission’ dialog box to open the Command Prompt window.
- Type ‘regedit’ in it and press ‘Enter’ to launch the Registry Editor.
- Locate and select the ‘wldcore.dll’ key on the Registry Editor.
- Navigate to the ‘File’ menu and choose ‘Export.’
- Expand the ‘Save In’ list an select a folder where you would like to save the file.
- Enter a name for that file and go to the ‘Export Range’ section.
- Make sure that the ‘Selected Branch’ box is checked or else check the box.
- Tap on the ‘Save’ button to create a backup of the registry entry with a ‘.reg file extension.
Method 3: Remove or Restore Wldcore.dll from the Recycle Bin
If you have deleted the DLL file accidentally, then go through these steps to get it back.
- Double-click the ‘Recycle Bin’ icon on the desktop and search for ‘wldcore.dll.’
- After finding the file, right-click on it and move it to the ‘C:\Windows\System32\’ field.
- Restart the PC and check whether the problem persists or not.
Method 4: Update the Device Drivers on your PC
The computer communicates with its programs and applications through device drivers. Thus, several problems might arise if the drivers are not up-to-date.
- So, right-click on ‘My Computer’ and choose ‘Properties’ from the drop-down menu.
- Choose Device Manager on the ‘Properties’ window and check whether any of the devices have a yellow exclamation mark next to it or not.
- The yellow exclamation mark states that the device lacks an updated driver.
- So, right-click on that particular device and choose the ‘Update driver’ option.
- Wait for the update to finish and then restart the system.
- Run a DLL related program to ensure that the problem has been resolved.
Method 5: Perform Windows System Restore
A system restore cancels recent system changes and takes your system back to a point in time when everything was fine. Hence, follow this process to restore your system.
- Go to the Start menu and ‘System Restore’ in the search box.
- Select System Restore from the search results.
- If prompted, then provide the administrator password.
- Follow the on-screen wizards and choose a restore point accordingly.
- After restoring the system, check whether the ‘wldcore.dll is missing’ error is solved or not.
Method 6: Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Live Client
If the error is associated with the Windows Live Client program, then reinstalling the program would solve this issue.
- Go to the Start menu and select ‘Programs and Features.’
- Search for the Windows Live Client program and select it.
- Choose the ‘Uninstall/Change’ option and follow the on-screen wizards to uninstall the program.
- After uninstalling the program successfully, restart your PC and hope you won’t come across the error again.
- If the problem continues, then the program wasn’t associated with it. So, download the Live Client program from the internet and reinstall it on your PC.
Method 7: Run Windows System File Checker
It will repair the corrupted and fix the Wldcore.dll issue if there is a connection between these two.
- Go to the Start menu and type ‘cmd’ in the search box but do not press ‘Enter.’
- Press ‘Ctrl,’ ‘Shift’, and ‘Enter’ simultaneously and click ‘OK’ to open the Command Prompt.
- Alternatively, you can press the Windows logo key and ‘X’ and choose Command Prompt as Admin.
- Type ‘sfc/scannow’ in the Command Prompt and press ‘Enter’ to run the System File Checker.
- System File Checker takes some time to repair the corrupted files and fixes the issue simultaneously.
Method 8: Install the Pending Window Updates
- Go to the ‘Start’ button, type ‘Update’ in the search box and press ‘Enter.’
- The Windows update dialog box appears and displays if an update is available.
- Click the ‘Install Updates’ button to get the pending updates on your PC.
- Restart the system and move on to the next method if the error persists.
Method 9: Scan your PC
A malware or virus might enter your PC and damage or delete the ‘wldcore.dll’ file. Therefore, you need a scanning tool to detect the presence of virus or malware on your PC. Thus, download a scanning tool and install it on your computer.
Then, run the tool to check for malicious programs. If a malicious program is present on your PC, then the scanning result would detect the same. If your PC does not have a malware protection program, then install one and let it remove the unwanted element from the system.
Method 10: Installation of Windows from the Scratch
Backup all the necessary documents on your PC and then move ahead with this method. Remember that it is a time-consuming method and is going to erase all data stored on the computer’s hard drives.
So, perform a clean installation of Windows to remove the junks and get the system ready for normal usage. Turn on your PC and follow the steps mentioned below.
- If you have a USB or DVD, then choose to start your Windows from this installation media. Otherwise, open ‘Boot Order’ settings and enter the BIOS settings.
- Choose a preferred language, time, and input method in the ‘Windows Setup’ screen and click ‘Next.’
- Click the ‘Install Now’ button and type a valid key for your Windows to access the Windows setup page.
- Read the license terms and tap the ‘Accept’ button to accept them.
- Then, press ‘Next’ and choose the ‘Custom: Install Windows only’ option.
- If any partitions are visible, then delete them as well.
- Select ‘Unallocated Space’ and click ‘Next.’
- Check the status of the Windows installation and wait until it is completed.
- When prompted, select ‘Use Express settings’ option.
- Now, select that your organization owns this PC if it belongs to a domain. But, choose ‘I own it’ option if it is your personal computer and click ‘Next’ to continue.
- Then, enter the username and password for your Microsoft account and sign in t0 Windows 10.
- If you want to create a new account, then select ‘Create one.’ You may also skip this step to sign in with a local account.
- Wait until the installation is completed. Then, you can restart your PC and ensure that ‘wldcore.dll’ issue is resolved.
Method 11: Reinstall/Repair Applications
Users have often fixed the ‘Wldcore.dll is mission’ error by reinstalling some applications like Windows Live Messenger, Windows Live Mail, and Windows Live Contacts. Hence, go to the Start menu and enter Control Panel in the search bar. Select Control Panel from the search result and click ‘Programs and Features.’
Locate Windows Live Messenger from the list of available programs, right-click on it and select ‘Repair.’ After repairing this program, repeat the same process for other two Windows programs as well. After completing the total process, reboot your PC and check whether the ‘Wldcore.dll’ is recognized or not.
Hope, we are able to help you in getting rid of this error and the solutions have worked for you. The same set of solutions are applicable to fix both wldcore.dll is missing Windows 10 and wldcore.dll missing Windows 7 issues.