How to fix xinput1_3


An error Xinput1_3.dll is missing when running an executable exe tệp tin on Windows 10 is caused by the missed or corrupted XINPUT1_3.dll dynamic library file, which is a component of the DirectX 9 library. Most often, this error occurs when running old videogames and other graphic apps. In this article, we’ll show you how to fix the “Xinput1_3.dll error is missing” in Windows 10 & successfully run your application.

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Suppose when you trying khổng lồ run a newly installed game or app, you encounter an error:

SomeGame.exe – System Error

The program can’t start because XINPUT1_3.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to lớn fix this problem.


This message indicates that Windows couldn’t find this DirectX 9 component. In Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, a more recent version of DirectX is installed by default & the old DirectX 9 libraries are simply missing.

The XINPUT1_3.dll is an interface controller library and provides interaction with input đầu vào devices (Microsoft Common Controller API). This library is used by almost all video games and graphical utilities under Windows.


At first try to lớn find the file XINPUT1_3.dll on the local drive of your computer. Most likely you will find it in the thư mục C:WindowsSystem32 on Windows 10 x86 or in the C:WindowsSysWOW64 directory on the x64 version of Windows.

Run a command prompt as an administrator & try to lớn re-register the XINPUT1_3.dll library in Windows (quite often this solves the problem without any additional steps):

regsvr32 xinput1_3.dll


If this file is not found, the easiest way is to download and reinstall DirectX 9 entirely.

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Installing XINPUT1_3.dll

Important note! Earlier on the Microsoft trang web there was a direct liên kết to tải về the XINPUT1_3.dll file. But now it doesn’t work. It is not recommended to tải về the XINPUT1_3.dll file from any third-party sites & register it in the system. You can download a file infected with a vi khuẩn or trojan.

Run dxwebsetup.exe and install DirectX 9 (the installation procedure is extremely simple Accept > Next > Next > Finish);
Try to run your application. If the “XINPUT1_3.dll is missing” error persists, the application may need some special version of DirectX. Try searching for the DirectX distribution on the installation disc with your trò chơi or program (it is usually located in the Redist folder) and install the found version of DirectX.

Corrupted Microsoft DirectX Files

In case you already have the latest DirectX version installed, then kiểm tra if DirectX files are corrupted on your OS, this issue can cause Xinput1_3.dll is missing error. You can fix the problem through 3 steps: uninstall the current version of DirectX, then tải về the installer, & install DirectX again. Follow these steps:

Right-click on Start > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program;Here, find và select Microsoft DirectX in the danh sách of programs;Uninstall the DirectX through the following steps in the instructions. Reboot your machine;When the download finishes, click twice on the installer khổng lồ run it.

Try lớn Re-Register XINPUT1_3.dll File

In some cases, the problem can be solved when the user re-register xinput1_3.dll tệp tin in the system. If the file is already registered, you will need to un-register it first.

Open Command prompt with Administrator privileges;To un-register dll tệp tin run the command:

REGSVR32 –u xinput1_3.dll

After that, register the file again with a command:REGSVR32 xinput1_3.dll
Close Command prompt window and reboot your machine;Check if the problem persists.