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How to Fix “Advapi32.dll” Error in Roblox

Are you getting an Advapi32.dll error in Roblox?

Here’s the full error message, “The procedure entry point EventSetInformation could not be located in the dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll”.

Here’s another variation of the error, “This application failed to start because advapi32.dll was not found”.

Followed by, “Re-installing the application may fix the problem”.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “The procedure entry point EventSetInformation could not be located in the dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll” in Roblox.

What is the advapi32.dll error in Roblox?

advapi32.dll error in Roblox

The advapi32.dll error on Roblox is an issue that occurs when the advapi32.dll file is either deleted, corrupted, or not found in the game’s directories.

The advapi32.dll file is a crucial component of the Windows operating system.

This is because it contains various important functions related to security and system stability.

This error message can cause different issues in the computer system like preventing Roblox from running.

It can also cause system crashes and disrupt the normal functioning of the operating system.

How to fix “Advapi32.dll” error in Roblox

To fix the “Advapi32.dll” error in Roblox, you need to uninstall Roblox from the control panel.

After you’ve uninstalled Roblox, reinstall it from the Microsoft Store.

Lastly, open Roblox, log in to your account and play any game.

  1. Search for “Control panel” using Windows Search and open it.
  2. Select “Uninstall a program”.
  3. Right-click “Roblox Player” and select “Uninstall”.
  4. Open the Microsoft Store app on your computer.
  5. Search for “Roblox” and select “Get”.
  6. Select “Play” and log in to your Roblox account.
  7. Play any Roblox game!

Here’s the link to download the game on the Microsoft Store: https://apps.microsoft.com/store/detail/roblox/9NBLGGGZM6WM.

By reinstalling Roblox from the Microsoft Store, the missing components from the game will be restored.

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