Error Fix for uxtheme.dll

The DLL uxtheme.dll is a skinning engine that installs a system wide hook to intercept paint calls and injects skin data. Microsoft bundled this DLL on Windows XP to apply msstyles. The application svchost.exe is required to run in order to manage the skin.

Skinning is a way of customizing a computer screen to desired styles or colors. Oftentimes MSStyle is referred to as “Style XP themes”. Style XP is one of the programs that break limited style and color to computer screens via the uxtheme.dll module. The skinning engine of uxtheme.dll and msstyle have a high degree of compatibility.

What is a DLL?

DLL (Dynamic Link Library) files contain computer code and resources that can be used by multiple programs at the same time. This uses less system memory and helps your computer system run more efficiently. DLL files give program developers the ability to reuse 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 of them is damaged or missing it will cause program crashes and poor system performance.

Recommended fix if you are experiencing uxtheme.dll error messages:

DLL files are important parts of your operating system and many programs require them to function. When these files become damaged or are missing it causes poor system performance and system crashes. To fix these problems the user must replace the damaged file with a valid working version. If a working version cannot be found the user may perform a reinstallation of their operating system.

Uxtheme.dll is created by:

Microsoft Corporation

Known file path:



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