An error Xinput1_3.dll is missing when running an executable exe pháo file on Windows 10 is caused by the missed or corrupted XINPUT1_3.dll dynamic library tệp tin, which is a component of the DirectX 9 library. Most often, this error occurs when running old videogames và other graphic apps. In this article, we’ll show you how khổng lồ fix the “Xinput1_3.dll error is missing” in Windows 10 and successfully run your application.

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Suppose when you trying to lớn run a newly installed game or app, you encounter an error:

SomeGame.exe – System Error

The program can’t start because XINPUT1_3.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to lớn fix this problem.


This message indicates that Windows couldn’t find this DirectX 9 component. In Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, a more recent version of DirectX is installed by mặc định & the old DirectX 9 libraries are simply missing.

The XINPUT1_3.dll is an interface controller library & provides interaction with input đầu vào devices (Microsoft Comtháng Controller API). This library is used by almost all đoạn phim games and graphical utilities under Windows.


At first try khổng lồ find the file XINPUT1_3.dll on the local drive sầu of your computer. Most likely you will find it in the thư mục C:WindowsSystem32 on Windows 10 x86 or in the C:WindowsSysWOW64 directory on the x64 version of Windows.

Run a command prompt as an administrator & try lớn re-register the XINPUT1_3.dll library in Windows (quite often this solves the problem without any additional steps):

regsvr32 xinput1_3.dll


If this tệp tin is not found, the easiest way is to download và reinstall DirectX 9 entirely.

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Installing XINPUT1_3.dll

Important note! Earlier on the Microsoft website there was a direct links to download the XINPUT1_3.dll file. But now it doesn’t work. It is not recommended khổng lồ download the XINPUT1_3.dll tệp tin from any third-các buổi tiệc nhỏ sites và register it in the system. You can tải về a file infected with a virus or trojan.

Run dxwebsetup.exe pháo và install DirectX 9 (the installation procedure is extremely simple Accept > Next > Next > Finish);
Try lớn run your application. If the “XINPUT1_3.dll is missing” error persists, the application may need some special version of DirectX. Try searching for the DirectX distribution on the installation disc with your game or program (it is usually located in the Redist folder) & install the found version of DirectX.

Corrupted Microsoft DirectX Files

In case you already have the lademo DirectX version installed, then check if DirectX files are corrupted on your OS, this issue can cause Xinput1_3.dll is missing error. You can fix the problem through 3 steps: uninstall the current version of DirectX, then tải về the installer, và install DirectX again. Follow these steps:

Right-cliông chồng on Start > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program;Here, find & select Microsoft DirectX in the danh sách of programs;Uninstall the DirectX through the following steps in the instructions. Reboot your machine;When the tải về finishes, clichồng twice on the installer lớn run it.

Try khổng lồ Re-Register XINPUT1_3.dll File

In some cases, the problem can be solved when the user re-register xinput1_3.dll file in the system. If the tệp tin is already registered, you will need khổng lồ un-register it first.

Open Commvà prompt with Administrator privileges;To un-register dll file run the command:

REGSVR32 –u xinput1_3.dll

After that, register the file again with a command:REGSVR32 xinput1_3.dll
Close Command prompt window và reboot your machine;Check if the problem persists.