You run the game Stalker, but instead of playing you see a box that says “file missing xrcdb.dll”? Let’s see what kind of error you have faced to and how to fix it. Most often the problem with the library xrcdb.dll is in the DLCs of the game, such as Stalker: Clear Sky, Stalker: Call of Pripyat and Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl. The problem may be caused by installion of mods that replace original models of the game or improving the graphics. They remove or change the library xrcdb.dll, after that to play the game is impossible. Pirate versions downloaded from torrent tracker can do the same. The difference is that a hacked game may not contain the file xrcdb.dll. Dynamic libraries often suffer from too vigilant antivirus. There are cases of unsuccessful overwriting of the file that is causing the error. Whatever the cause of the error is, you must return the dll to fix it.
To do this, perform the following:
- Reinstall the game
- Download xrcdb.dll
If you’ve installed the original game and you have popped up the error xrcdb.dll then you can just reinstall it. It happens that the game installs incorrectly, causing that some important libraries are not loaded. If so, reinstalling the game will help you. This does not apply to cracked versions of Stalker. Every Repack is made differently, some of them do not contain xrcdb.dll so, if you have no desire to buy the game, you have to try different Repacks.
Easy way to recover damaged file is to download it from the Internet. Here you can download free xrcdb.dll for Stalker. It needs to be put in the root folder of the game. To find it, just right click on the shortcut and go to Properties. There will be written the path to the game. The error persists? So, you should put xrcdb.dll in C:\Windows\SysWOW64 for x64 OS or in C:\Windows\System32 for x32. Then register the dll using Run and test the game.
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