What to Do When You Encounter issues With advrcntr.dll Not Found Error

Fix Advrcntr.dll Error

Overview - What is advrcntr.dll?

Fix Advrcntr.dll Error

Advrcntr.dll is a DLL file (dynamic link library file) that is almost exclusively used by Nero. Nero is a popular program used for burning and copying CDs and DVDs. The advrcntr.dll file is required by Nero in order to burn files onto optical media.

If you see an advrcntr.dll error, in most circumstances you will either be using Nero, or you have just started Nero. The advrcntr.dll file must be in a specific folder for Nero to be able to burn CDs and DVDs. If Nero cannot find the file, then it will display an error and it's also possible that Nero may cause your computer to become non-responsive (crash).

Common Errors Messages Seen Regarding advrcntr.dll

If Nero crashes when you try to burn or copy a CD/DVD, you may see one of the following messages:

  • File advrcntr.dll not found
  • Advrcntr.dll is missing
  • Advrcntr.dll is damaged or corrupt: Reinstalling this program may solve the issue
  • This program requires the file advrcntr.dll, which was not found on this system
  • Module Missing: advrcntr.dll

All of these error messages suggest that the file advrcntr.dll is missing, damaged or corrupt. This can potentially happen if Nero hasn't been installed properly, or something has happened to your system that has caused files to be damaged. Sometimes, DLL files can be damaged through normal use. Also, it's possible that by uninstalling another program, advrcntr.dll has been inadvertently deleted. In other cases it's been known for antivirus and antimalware programs to quarantine the advrcntr.dll file, mistakenly thinking it's malicious.

Solutions - How to Fix issues With advrcntr.dll

The most logical fix for this error would be to replace the advrcntr.dll file with a new copy. However under no circumstances should you download a copy of advrcntr.dll from the Internet, as the copy download could be infected with a virus. Instead try one of the following solutions:

  1. See if there is a new update for Nero available. By installing an update to Nero, the file advrcntr.dll will be replaced. If a new version of advrcntr.dll is available it will replace an old damaged version.

  2. Uninstall and reinstall Nero from your system. Before you do this, you should record any serial key so that you can add the license key back in when you reinstall. You can find instructions on how to do this on Nero's website. Once you are sure you have all the correct information, uninstall Nero and then reboot your computer. After rebooting, reinstall Nero again, and during this process the file advrcntr.dll should be copied onto your system..

  3. It's possible that the file advrcntr.dll is on your system but the computer's registry is pointing to the wrong location. Run system stability tool to repair damaged registry entries and settings.

  4. Your system may have been infected with a virus or other malicious software that has damaged or deleted files. Run a scan using your virus software before attempting to reinstall any software.

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