Why amd_ags_x64.dll is Missing and How to Fix It?
An amd_ags_x64.dll error may appear when you try to run a program or game. This file contains instructions that use other software. Damage to one file can disrupt the operation of several utilities at once. Most users have seen this error when trying to launch games. All this indicates that this file can be used by both programs and games.
How to Fix Missing amd_ags_x64.dll?
There are several working ways to fix the problem, which should overwrite this file or restore it.
Method 1: Reinstall the program or game
If the file is really missing, but in the game’s file folder, the error looks quite logical. Reinstalling the program, thereby we will get the application working again. There is one important nuance: when installing the game antivirus must be turned off. The reinstallation process itself is standard, so we will not describe in detail.
Method 2: Reinstall file amd_ags_x64.dll
We have an opportunity to manually reinstall the amd_ags_x64.dll file on the computer, but we just need to download it from somewhere. The best option is to take it from a computer with a similar system, but this is not always possible. You can also download from the Internet, but such files often contain viruses.
How to fix the error “amd_ags_x64.dll is missing”:
- Download the file from the Internet. Not from an unknown source!
- Unzip the file to the folder C:\Windows\System32.
- If you get a message that the file already exists, overwrite it.
- Re-register the file with regsvr32 amd_ags_x64.dll command and hit Enter.
If you’re afraid to download DLL files from the Internet, you’re doing the right thing. You can also recover a damaged element with the sfc utility. It is enough to insert sfc /scannow commands into the command line with elevated privileges.
Method 3: Add amd_ags_x64.dll file to the game folder
Some games require the appropriate file to be in the game folder. However, it can be modified, placed in different directories, so just throwing it in there is not enough. It is better to use the tool “Check integrity of game files” in Steam or other similar platforms (they have similar functions). The system will do everything itself.
Method 4: Unlocking amd_ags_x64.dll file
The antivirus could consider amd_ags_x64.dll file infected since false positives are still common. The problem can be fixed manually by telling the security system that you trust the file. All you need to do is to open the antivirus program, go to the Security section, find the list of blocked files and add amd_ags_x64.dll to exceptions. If it’s not there, you should still add the item to the whitelist.