Yahoo messenger error "program cant start because dciman32.dll is missing"

what to do dciman32.dll is missing yahoo messenger system error?
 

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 5,022 Applies to:
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Hi dangords,

Do you get Dciman32.dll error only while using Yahoo Messenger or even on other application?

Dciman32.dll errors are caused by situations that lead to the removal or corruption of the dciman32 DLL file. Some cases relate to registry problem or virus infection or even hardware failure.

Here are few steps that is suggested to resolve this error.

Step 1: Run System File Checker Scan.

This can help in replacing any missing or corrupt copy of the dciman32.dll file.

Here’s how:

How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833

Step 2: Uninstall and Reinstall the program that uses the dciman32.dll file.

Uninstalling and reinstalling the program should replace the missing file. If the issue is only with respect to yahoo messenger, remove the current one that is installed and download the latest version from:

http://messenger.yahoo.com/download/

If you face any issues with removing the game, please download and run Windows installer cleanup utility.

That will take care of it.

http://download.microsoft.com/download/e/9/d/e9d80355-7ab4-45b8-80e8-983a48d5e1bd/msicuu2.exe

Step 3: Run Virus scan for any trace of infection.

Please update your virus definition before doing so.

If you do not have antivirus/antispyware software on your machine, you may download Microsoft Security Essentials.

Here’s the download link:
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/market.aspx


Regards,

Shinmila H - Microsoft Support

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