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How to Fix “VMProtectSDK32.dll is Missing”

Are you getting a “VMProtectSDK32.dll is Missing” error with Roblox?

Here’s the full system error message, “The program can’t start because VMProtectSDK32.dll is missing from your computer”.

Followed by “Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem”.

Many users are reporting the error on social media platforms.

“I am really curious why is this happening and if it’s happening to most people”.

“For Roblox, it means that your injector or .dll is outdated”.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “VMProtectSDK32.dll is missing” or if you can’t start Roblox.

How to Fix “VMProtectSDK32.dll is Missing”

To fix “VMProtectSDK32.dll is missing”, you need to download it and add it to System32.

You can also try pasting it to the Roblox file location.

If the error persists, you need to download Directx and Visual C++ Redistributable.

1. Download VMProtectSDK32.dll

  1. Go to https://bit.ly/3RRAsDN and download “VMProtectSDK32.dll”.
  2. Open the ZIP file and copy “VMProtectSDK32.dll”.
  3. Open File Explorer > This PC > Local Disc (C:) > Windows > System32.
  4. Paste “VMProtectSDK32.dll” into the System32 folder.

2. Paste VMProtectSDK32.dll to the Roblox folder

  1. Go to https://bit.ly/3RRAsDN and download “VMProtectSDK32.dll”.
  2. Open the ZIP file and copy “VMProtectSDK32.dll”.
  3. Right-click the Roblox Player > Open file location.
  4. Paste “VMProtectSDK32.dll” into the Roblox folder.

3. Download Directx and Visual C++

  1. Download DirectX End-User Runtime: https://bit.ly/3wTuKsK.
  2. Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable: https://bit.ly/3cRNv94.

The Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable has multiple download links.

You need to download whichever Bit your PC is.

To check, right-click on the Windows icon > System > System type.

In most cases, your system type should be a 64-bit operating system.

Hence, you need to download the X64 Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable program.

Restart your computer after you’ve installed both programs.

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