What is Dism.exe?
Dism.exe, also written as Dism Image Servicing Utility, or Dism, is a shared library for WimProvider (WimProvider.dll) and rpcrtremote.dll in computers installed with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP, including 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems. DLL Dism.exe is associated with 202752 system files and most of them are used to execute software programs like Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight, SKY Antivirus & Antispyware and Chrome 14.0.835.163.
Symptoms of Dism.exe error:
When there is problem with file Dism.exe, your computer would have the following error symptoms:
- Dism.exe is missing, cannot find Dism.exe, can’t load Dism.exe
- WimProvider (WimProvider.dll) was not found
- dispex (dispex.dll) blue screen of death (BSOD)
- rpcrtremote.dll is missing from your computer during Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight startup
- Dism.exe error in Windows startup and registry
- 2/two WimProvider (WimProvider.dll) in Task Manager and high CPU/Memory usage
- Dism.exe entry point not found when running Chrome 14.0.835.163
How to fix and repair Dism.exe problems?
If Dism.exe error is not repaired as soon as possible, your computer would no longer work correctly. To resolve Dism.exe issue, you need Dism.exe file fixer. Earnest Blache, a web traffic analysis expert from Ryze, said a total of 5135187 Dism.exe solution requests since 7/13/2009 4:18:57 PM. He also mentioned the effective way to fix Dism.exe error is to use DLL Suite.
How to use DLL Suite to fix Dism.exe?
The idea behind DLL Suite is to make every DLL repair become easier, even common computer users can make this complicated work done with 3 mouse clicks. For the Dism.exe repair, what you need to do is to download DLL Suite, scan your computer and then repair Dism.exe problems.
The cause of Dism.exe error:
The data published by SKY Antivirus & Antispyware shows why you got Dism.exe error is because of Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA infection. Edwin Borror, the leader in SKY Antivirus & Antispyware antivirus center, said around 202752 computers were infected by Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA everyday. When Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA loads, it starts to download and install malware Program:Win32/AdsAlert from http://www.reimage.com. At the same time, Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA will collect private information from the affected machines and then upload these data to the remote server through electronic means.
Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA will close and delete itself after Program:Win32/AdsAlert installation. The most severe issue next is Program:Win32/AdsAlert will scan your computer, display around 5135187 false system errors and ask you to pay to clean them to fix Dism.exe problem. If you take these so-called recommended actions, you would receive Dism.exe blue screen of death during your system startup and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight operation.
Dism.exe FAQs you might like:
Q: Can my SKY Antivirus & Antispyware help fix Dism.exe problems?
A: If your SKY Antivirus & Antispyware only removes and deletes Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA virus from Dism.exe, it would help fix Dism.exe error. But the real truth is most of the antivirus software programs not only remove Dism.exe virus, but also delete file Dism.exe. That is why you still get Dism.exe is missing error after Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA removal.
Q: Can I uninstall Program:Win32/AdsAlert to fix Dism.exe error?
A: If you got Dism.exe error after Program:Win32/AdsAlert installation, you can try software uninstalling to solve Dism.exe issue. But so far none of the computer users have the luck; this is because the DLL introduced by Program:Win32/AdsAlert re-writes Dism.exe and changes Dism.exe registry entries. That is why you see Dism.exe blue screen of death after registry cleanup by Program:Win32/AdsAlert.
Q: Can I upgrade Dism Image Servicing Utility driver to stop Dism.exe blue screen on my Compaq computer?
A: Updating Dism Image Servicing Utility driver is the most used way to solve Dism.exe problem, but it is not a recommended workable solution, especially when there is error in Dism.exe associated file: rpcrtremote.dll and dispex (dispex.dll). To determine if there is problem with both of these 2 files, you can use DLL Suite to scan your computer and check if they are listed in the scan results.
Q: Can I fix and install Dism.exe file manually?
A: The answer is absolutely YES and the whole process is easy. What you need to do is to:
- Retrieve Dism.exe from your system setup disk, another PC running the same system with yours, or through DLL Suite database.
- Save Dism.exe to C:WindowsSystem32System32
- Type regsvr32 Dism.exe and press Enter in CMD window
Q: Can I use DLL Suite to download Dism.exe file for free?
A: The answer is absolutely YES. DLL Suite not only helps fix Dism.exe problem automatically, but also allows its users to download Dism.exe for free. Since 7/13/2009 4:18:57 PM, a total of 5135187 Dism.exe downloads has been taken by DLL Suite users and 202752 of them chose the paid version to resolve Dism.exe issue automatically. To start Dism.exe download, please download DLL Suite and then take the recommended instruction on the software interface.
How to prevent Dism.exe error?
Dism.exe problems can arise due to many aspects, including Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA virus infection, malware Program:Win32/AdsAlert, antivirus SKY Antivirus & Antispyware installation, missing rpcrtremote.dll, out-of-date Dism Image Servicing Utility driver, etc. To fix and prevent Dism.exe error, you can take the following methods:
- Keep your Dism Image Servicing Utility driver up-to-date and all of your DLL versions are correct with DLL Suite. Download DLL Suite
- Clean up invalid registry keys of Dism.exe with UniOptimizer. Download UniOptimizer
- Keep your computer is Backdoor:Win32/Agent.BRA and Program:Win32/AdsAlert free by using anti-spyware Hit Malware. Download Hit Malware
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