How to Download DokanSetup.exe and Fix EXE Error Messages

Last Updated: 06/30/2021
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Dokan Library Bundle files, such as DokanSetup.exe, are considered a type of Win32 EXE (Executable application) file. They are associated with the EXE file extension, developed by CleverFiles for Dokan Library Bundle.

The first release in the Windows 10 Operating System for DokanSetup.exe was on 10/23/2019 inside Disk Drill 4.0.499. This is the most recent release date from CleverFiles, according to our records.

Below, you find comprehensive file information, instructions for simple EXE file troubleshooting, and list of free DokanSetup.exe downloads for each available file version.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: DokanSetup.exe
File Extension: EXE file extension
Description: Dokan Library Bundle
Object File Type: Executable application
File Operating System: Win32
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
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Developer and Software Information
Software Developer: Dokany Project
Software Program: Dokan Library Bundle
Legal Copyright: Copyright (c) Dokany Project. All rights reserved.
File Details
Character Set: Windows, Latin1
Language Code: English (U.S.)
File Flags: (none)
File Flags Mask: 0x003f
Entry Point: 0x2e2a6
Code Size: 301568

What are DokanSetup.exe Error Messages?

DokanSetup.exe Runtime Errors

Runtime errors are Disk Drill errors that occur during "runtime". Runtime is pretty self-explanatory; it means that these EXE errors are triggered when DokanSetup.exe is attempted to be loaded either when Disk Drill is starting up, or in some cases already running. Runtime errors are the most common form of EXE error you will encounter using Disk Drill.

In most cases, DokanSetup.exe runtime errors occurring while the program is running will result in the program terminating abnormally. Most of these DokanSetup.exe error messages mean that Disk Drill was either unable to locate this file on startup, or the file is corrupt, resulting in a prematurely-aborted startup process. Generally, Disk Drill will be unable to start without resolving these errors.

Some of the most common DokanSetup.exe errors include:

  • DokanSetup.exe - Bad Image.
  • DokanSetup.exe Application Error.
  • DokanSetup.exe could not be found.
  • DokanSetup.exe could not be installed.
  • DokanSetup.exe could not be launched. Class not registered.
  • DokanSetup.exe could not be started.
  • DokanSetup.exe failed to initialize properly.
  • DokanSetup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
  • DokanSetup.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
  • DokanSetup.exe is not running.
  • Cannot find DokanSetup.exe.
  • Error starting program: DokanSetup.exe.
  • Faulting Application Path: DokanSetup.exe.
  • The file DokanSetup.exe is missing or corrupt.
  • Windows failed to start - DokanSetup.exe.
System Error

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

Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

Finding the source of the DokanSetup.exe error is key to properly resolving these errors. Although most of these EXE errors affecting DokanSetup.exe will happen during startup, occasionally you will encounter a runtime error while using Dokan Library Bundle. This can occur due to poor programming on behalf of Dokany Project, conflicts with other software or 3rd-party plug-ins, or caused by damaged and outdated hardware. Also, these types of DokanSetup.exe errors can occur if it has been accidentally moved, deleted, or corrupted by a malware infection. Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix DokanSetup.exe Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your DokanSetup.exe issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the DokanSetup.exe error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Disk Drill (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Disk Drill software.

You can uninstall Disk Drill software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Disk Drill 4.0.499 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Disk Drill software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

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Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many DokanSetup.exe error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the DokanSetup.exe error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your DokanSetup.exe File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate DokanSetup.exe file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free DokanSetup.exe files for every applicable version of Disk Drill. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download DokanSetup.exe Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Disk Drill folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{c2f619b0-68fd-4433-970e-cd66cd7a2775}\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve DokanSetup.exe problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download DokanSetup.exe Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying DokanSetup.exe to your appropriate Windows system directory. CleverFiles typically does not release Disk Drill EXE files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing DokanSetup.exe and all other EXE files for Disk Drill. An incorrectly installed EXE file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

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