Why am I getting an error that a file named gdiplus.dll is missing?

Answer: The file gdiplus.dll is typically included in installations of Windows XP and later.  However, it may be missing or permissions may not allow access to the file.  The file gdiplus.dll is used by programmers in designing certain graphical interfaces for Windows based applications.

If you receive an error that the file gdiplus.dll is missing or cannot be found, you may need to download the file.  The file can be placed in the folder with ExpressMaintenance or in a common Windows folder where the user has permission to access.

To learn more about the gdiplus.dll file, visit the following link at the Microsoft website:


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