How to fix a Failed to load Steamui.dll error on Steam

How to fix a Failed to load Steamui.dll error on Steam

If Steam tells you it cannot load the Steamui.dll file, we have solutions for you to make it work properly again.

How to restore the missing Steamui.dll file?

In case you accidentally deleted the Steamui.dll file:

  • Go to the Recycle Bin.
  • Locate the Steamui.dll file.
  • Right-click on it and select Restore.

How to uninstall and reinstall Steam?

  • Open the Start menu by clicking on the Windows icon on the taskbar.
  • Type Steam into the search field, and the Steam will appear in the result list.
  • Right-click on Steam and select Uninstall.
  • Once the process is finished, reinstall Steam from the official website.

How to clear the download cache for the Steam file?

  • Open Steam.
  • Open the Steam preferences by clicking on the Steam icon in the upper left corner of the Steam app and select Settings or Preferences.
  • In the Setting window, navigate to the Download tab on the left and click Clear Download Cache on the left pane.
  • Validate and restart your computer.

How to re-register the Steamui.dll file?

  • Open the Start menu by clicking on the Windows icon on the taskbar.
  • Type cmd the search field, and open the command line interface.
  • Type regsvr32 steamui.dll in the command line and press Enter.
  • Restart your computer.
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