What is a DLL?
DLL stands for Dynamic Link Library and is a file that contains computer code and resources that can be used by multiple programs at the same time. DLL files all program developers to reuse computer code to add features to several programs without the need to write new code for each program.
There are many programs that require DLL files to function properly so when one is damaged or missing it will cause program crashes and poor system performance.
What is rasapi32.dll?
Rasapi32.dll is a part of the Remote Access Services (RAS) that allows Windows to control modem connections and dial up networking. The rasapi32.dll also provides the remote access capabilities to applications running on a 32-bit or higher Windows operating system.
As a part of the RAS module rasapi32.dll is needed to display any of the RAS common dialog boxes like the dial-up networking dialog box and the dial-up networking property sheet. Also included in these dialog boxes are ones called to create, edit, copy, or dial a phone book entry. The rasapi32.dll is also needed for the user to start and end a RAS connection.
Rasapi32.dll is applicable in any computing environment with a WAN (Wide Area Network) or a VPN (Virtual Private Network). By using the rasapi32.dll file a connection to a remote client computer via a network server over a VPN or Wan link can be created then the remote computer will run on the server’s LAN as if it was connected to the LAN directly.
There are several functions available to programmers that allow them to maximize the capability of rasapi.dll. RasDialDlg allows the user to create a RAS connection with the use of a specific phone book entry and the log on credentials of the user. RasDailFunc callback function can be used when there is a change of state during a RAS connection process to retry the connection attempt. RasDialFunc2 call back function is used when there is a need to pull more information for the multilink.
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DLL files are key components to the Windows operating system and many programs rely on them to function so when one of them is corrupted or missing it will cause program errors and system crashes.
To fix these errors the user must replace the damaged or missing files with a working version.
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