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Windows 8 DLL File Information - dsound.dll

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General Information

File Description: DirectSound  
File Version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)  
Company: Microsoft Corporation  
Product Name: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System  
DLL popularity Very Low - 2 other DLL files in system32 directory are statically linked to this file.
File Size: 511 KB
Total Number of Exported Functions: 12
Total Number of Exported Functions With Names: 12

Section Headers

Name Virtual Address Raw Data Size % of File Characteristics Section Contains...
.text 0x00001000 485,376 Bytes 92.7% Read, Execute Code
RT_CODE 0x00078000 512 Bytes 0.1% Read, Execute Code
NRT_CODE 0x00079000 512 Bytes 0.1% Read, Execute Code
.data 0x0007a000 13,312 Bytes 2.5% Write, Read Initialized Data
.idata 0x0007e000 4,096 Bytes 0.8% Read Initialized Data
.rsrc 0x0007f000 2,560 Bytes 0.5% Read Initialized Data
.reloc 0x00080000 16,384 Bytes 3.1% Read, Discardable Initialized Data

Static Linking

dsound.dll is statically linked to the following files:


This means that when dsound.dll is loaded, the above files are automatically loaded too. If one of these files is corrupted or missing, dsound.dll won't be loaded.


List of files that are statically linked to dsound.dll


This means that when one of the above files is loaded, dsound.dll will be loaded too. (The opposite of the previous 'Static Linking' section)


General Resources Information

Resource Type Number of Items Total Size % of File
Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Bitmaps 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
AVI Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Dialog-Boxes 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
HTML Related Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Menus 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Strings 2 128 Bytes 0.0%
Type Libraries 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Manifest 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
All Others 4 2,318 Bytes 0.4%
Total 6 2,446 Bytes 0.5%

Icons in this file

No icons found in this file


Cursors in this file

No cursors found in this file


Dialog-boxes list (up to 200 dialogs)

No dialog resources in this file.


String resources in this dll (up to 200 strings)

String ID String Text
1000 Primary Sound Driver
1001 Primary Sound Capture Driver

COM Classes/Interfaces

There is no type library in this file with COM classes/interfaces information


Exported Functions List

The following functions are exported by this dll:
DirectSoundCaptureCreate DirectSoundCaptureCreate8 DirectSoundCaptureEnumerateA DirectSoundCaptureEnumerateW
DirectSoundCreate DirectSoundCreate8 DirectSoundEnumerateA DirectSoundEnumerateW
DirectSoundFullDuplexCreate DllCanUnloadNow DllGetClassObject GetDeviceID


Imported Functions List

The following functions are imported by this dll: