THE Xapofx1_5.dll is a file that is part of DirectX and is associated with problems encountered by those who play on the PC. ArmA 3, Borderlands 2 and Dead Island are some of the games that can be affected by the error – preventing games from running on Windows computers. The error may appear with messages like «xapofx1_5.dll is missing», or «xapofx1_5.dll not found». Here are some methods that can fix the error caused by the absence of xapofx1_5.dll.
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Most affected games
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Step 1. Access the Microsoft page (microsoft.com/pt-BR/download) and download DirectX;
Download the DirectX installer – Photo: Playback / Filipe Garrett
Step 2. Run the installer as normal. With the installation complete, test whether the problem is resolved.
Wait for the installation process to finish – Photo: Playback / Filipe Garrett
Check and fix files
Another option, especially for Windows 10 users, may be to restore the integrity of the system files.
Step 1. Open the Command Prompt as an administrator;
Open the prompt with administrator privileges – Photo: Playback / Filipe Garrett
Step 2. Enter the command “sfc / scannow”, without the quotes. Confirm with » Enter »;
Insert the command exactly as shown in the image – Photo: Reproduction / Filipe Garrett
Step 3. Wait. A scan of your computer’s system files will be performed. Any errors that are found will be corrected.
The process may take a while – Photo: Reproduction / Filipe Garrett
Reregister the file
Step 1. Once again using the Prompt as an administrator, type: regsvr32 / u xapofx1_5.dll;
First command removes the registration of xapofx1_5.dll – Photo: Reproduction / Filipe Garrett
Step 2. Then enter: regsvr32 / i xapofx1_5.dll;
Command with «/ i» re-records the file – Photo: Reproduction / Filipe Garrett
In principle, the command should take effect immediately. However, it is recommended to restart your computer before testing the game or application with the error.
If the previous methods fail, there are still some options: the first one involves reinstalling the game or application that is having a problem. Games can bring their own version of the DirectX installer, capable of solving problems with corrupted files, such as xapofx1_5.dll.
Another suggestion is to update the video card driver. Since DirectX is an API with many graphics features, it is possible that a conflict between an old driver and DirectX caused the problem originally.