How to Delete DLL Files

DLL, Dynamic Link Library, is a type of file that is stored either locally or remotely, which permits programs to share code in order to perform one or more predefined functions. DLL is a collection of commands and can be used by several programs at the same time. Since DLL files don't get loaded into RAM, it saves up space in it.

Most DLL files are essential to run your programs, but there are other malicious programs that are usually made up of DLL files that alter your system settings, allowing attackers to access your computer.

  1. Go to Start and then click on Run.
  2. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
  3. Locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. Where you want to remove the DLL file; type regsvr32 /u filename.dll where filename is the name of the file that you like to Unregister.