There is a certain kind of error that you might see on Windows, it says “UIAutomationCore.DLL was not found. Reinstalling the program might fix this problem”. In this guide we will show you reasons why you might see this error and how you can fix it
Why do I see UIAutomationCore.DLL is missing error?
There could be many reasons why this error might show up. It is usually known to be a System Error that is invoked by the application that requires the file so e.g. in case of Visual Studio if this error shows up it will be presented by vs_installershell.exe
It might be because of missing file, fault application, corrupted Windows installation or because some files have been accidentally deleted that are required by the system. The most common error messages related to this that you might see are below:
- uiautomationcore.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program.
- There was a problem starting uiautomationcore.dll. The specified module could not be found.
- The code execution cannot proceed because uiautomationcore.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.
- uiautomationcore.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.
- A reference to uiautomationcore.dll could not be added. Please make sure that file is accessible.
How to fix UIAutomationCore.DLL not found error
In most cases the solution for the “UIAutomationCore.DLL was not found” error is simple and that is to download and install the missing files on Windows.
To download the file just head over to DLL Files and look for the latest version of UIAutomationCore.DLL that needs to be downloaded and installed. In some cases you will have to place the downloaded file into Windows system folder or in some cases, like in case of PC games, the DLL file needs to be placed in the game/application installation folder.
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