About this errors XINPUT1_3.dll
The Xinput1_3.dll error indicates a problem with Microsoft DirectX; the xinput1_3 DLL file is contained in that software collection.
These errors usually only show up when you run Windows-based games and graphics-enhancing programs.
Restarting the system can often resolve the error. If that doesn't work, you can try five other ways.
What causes xinput1_3.dll error?
Some of the more common xinput1_3.dll error messages include:
Xinput1_3.dll file is missing
Xinput1_3.DLL Not Found
Can't find file xinput1_3.dll
Xinput1_3.dll not found. Reinstalling can help fix this.
The Xinput1_3.dll error usually appears when a game or other software program is started, and it can apply to any Microsoft DirectX-based program, although the error is most common with video games.
Any Microsoft operating system since Windows 98 can be affected by xinput1_3.dll and other DirectX issues.
How to fix error Xinput1_3.dll
Do not download individual xinput1_3.dll DLL files from any "DLL download site". Downloading DLLs from these sites is never a good idea. If you downloaded xinput1_3.dll from one of those DLL download sites, remove it from wherever you put it and continue with these steps.
Step 1: Restart your computer if you haven't already.
The xinput1_3.dll error can be a problem and a simple reboot can clear it up completely.
Step 2: Install the latest version of Microsoft DirectX. Chances are, upgrading to the latest version of DirectX will fix the xinput1_3.dll not found error.
Microsoft often releases updates for DirectX without updating the version number or the latest release installation letter even if your versions are technically the same.
Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, etc. are all supported by this same DirectX installation package. It will install any DirectX 11, DirectX 10 or DirectX 9 files that are needed and supported in that version of Windows.
Step 3: Assuming the latest version of Microsoft's DirectX doesn't fix the xinput1_3.dll error you're receiving, search for the DirectX installer on your game or application CD or DVD. Usually, if a game or other program uses DirectX, the software developers will include a copy of DirectX on the installation disc.
Sometimes - though not often - the version of DirectX available on the disc is more suitable for the program than the latest version available online.
Step 4: Uninstall the game or software program and then reinstall it. Something might have happened to the program files that work with xinput1_3.dll and reinstalling might do the trick.
Step 5: Restore the xinput1_3.dll file from the latest DirectX software package. If the troubleshooting steps above do not resolve your xinput1_3.dll error, try extracting xinput1_3.dll separately from the DirectX downloadable package.
Step 6: Update the drivers for your video card. While this is not the most common solution, in some cases updating the driver for the video card in your computer can fix this DirectX problem.