The VMNetBride.dll file is a dynamic link library file that is used by the VMWare network card and enables your virtual PC programs to gain access to the VMWare cloud computing network. This file is necessary for many different virtual PC applications to connect to the VMWare server. This file experiences problems that results with Windows being unable to process the file properly, either because it has been damaged or accidentally misplaced. This file needs to be repaired in order for the errors to be resolved. This tutorial will enable you to fix the various vmnetbride.dll error notifications that appear on your screen.
How To Fix VMNETBridge.dll Errors
When the error messages appear on your screen, they typically look like these:
- “vmnetbridge.dll Not Found”
- “This application failed to start because vmnetbridge.dll was not found.”
- “Cannot find C:\Windows\system32\vmnetbridge.dll”
- “The file vmnetbridge.dll is missing.”
- “Cannot start VMware Network Driver. A required component is missing: vmnetbridge.dll. Please install the application again.”
The different error messages are typically caused by a faulty vmnetbridge.dll file, rendering Windows unable to read or load the file correctly. The problem can also be caused by errors in the VMWare virtual PC program or possibly by some problems in the registry. To do away with the frustrating error messages that are plaguing you, the issues causing the problem must be resolved.
How To Fix These Errors
The way to fix VMNetBridge.dll errors on your PC involves making sure that both the virtual PC program and the dll file are working properly. You first of all need to re-install the VMWare program to provide fresh copies of the various program files it uses. You need to remove the program first by clicking Start > Run and then type “appwiz.cpl” and press the ENTER key. Select the VMWare program from the list and click the “Remove” or “Uninstall” button. When uninstallation has been completed, you need to restart your PC, and when you are logged back in to Windows, insert the CD installer inside the CD drive or locate the file installer from your hard drive and run the a new installation.
The registry is a large, very complicated central database that Windows accesses almost constantly to retrieve file and program settings. Although it’s essential, the registry keeps encountering errors and is a known to be a big source of vmnetbridge.dll errors on your PC, not to mention many other sever errors as well, that will slow down your PC and eventually render it useless. You need to fix damaged registry keys to maintain your computer at its optimum level. While it’s possible to manually fix registry keys, this is not advisable unless you are experienced with this kind of work, for it can be dangerous to your system if you make a mistake. It’s recommended you use a program called “Frontline Registry Cleaner” to fix the virus on your PC.