The advrcntr4.dll file is used in the "Nero Burning Rom" suite of programs – designed to burn CD & DVDs on your PC. This file is used primarily to help your PC to compute the various data transfers which are required when you burn a CD or DVD. If you have seeing errors caused by this file, it suggests that the file has either been moved from its original location, or has been damaged / corrupted in some way.
The errors you may be experiencing can look like this:
- "ADVRCNTR4.DLL MISSING"
- "File advrcntr4.dll not found"
These errors basically mean that Nero either can not read or locate the advrcntr4.dll file that you need on your system. This is a big problem, as it means that your PC will not only become extremely difficult to use, but Nero will not work. This file can become corrupted, damaged and mis-located quite easily because of the way it's continuously being used by your system to help it burn various DVD's. If you are seeing this error, it's vital that you are able to repair it quickly and completely. Here's what you need to do …
The first step to fixing this error is to re-install Nero. Nero is the sole program which uses advrcntr4.dll to run, meaning that if you want to fix the errors this file has, it's recommended you replace the installation of Nero that you have on your system. Reinstalling software will replace the various files that it has on your system, allowing your PC to run much smoother again. This should fix the advrcntr4.dll problem in most cases, but if it does not you should continue onto these steps:
If you reinstall Nero and find it does not fix the problem with the file, you should then look to manually replace the file on your system. This can be done very easily by downloading a replacement advrcntr4.dll file from the Internet, and then placing it into your C: / Windows / System32 folder. It's often the case that Windows will either damage or corrupt the file, making it irreparable from a reinstall. To ensure this is not a problem, you should replace the file on your PC with a fresh one from the Internet. On top of that, it's also strongly recommended that you use a 'registry cleaner' program to fix any possible errors with this file that are inside the "registry" of your PC. The registry is a central database which stores vital settings & information for Windows, and is where settings such as your desktop wallpaper and even your latest emails are kept. Although the registry is one of the most important parts of Windows, it's also one of the biggest causes of problems for your PC as well, as it's continuously being saved incorrectly. This can often lead to a number of dll errors, and can be fixed by using a "registry cleaner" tool – which can be downloaded from the Internet.