gapi32.dll Error Fix
What is a DLL?
DLL is short for Dynamic Link Library and they are files containing computer code and resources that can be used by multiple programs at the same time. DLL files give program developers the ability to use the same code to add features to several different programs without having to write new code for each one.
There are many programs that rely on DLL files to function properly so when one becomes corrupted or is missing it causes poor system performance and program crashes.
What is gapi32.dll?
Gapi32.dll is a part of the Windows Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) that enables programmers to add messaging functionality to Windows programs. MAPI is the messaging architect that is included with the Windows operating system and is also a Component Object Model based API (Application Programming Interface).
MAPI allows programs to be email and messaging enabled by interfacing with certain messaging services. In outgoing email messages the MAPI gives users the ability to attach documents to the outgoing message directly from the application that created it. Some examples of programs that make use of gapi32.dll are Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Windows Mail.
Suggested fix if you are experiencing gapi32.dll error messages:
Since DLL files are used by so many programs when one becomes corrupted or is missing it often leads to program and system crashes. To fix these problems the damaged or missing DLL must be replaced with a working version, you can also try uninstalling and reinstalling the related program.
Gapi32.dll is created by:
Known file path:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\1033\gapi32.dll
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