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  • Developer: Valve
  • Description: tier0_s Dynamic Link Library

Tier0_s.dll Download


By landing on this page you are most probably trying to download the Tier0_s.dll DLL file to get rid of the error:

Windows Error - Tier0_s.dll

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Unable to start program due to Tier0_s.dll being missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem.


On this page, I have laid out the information you will need to know to understand what is causing this error as well as the versions of Tier0_s.dll which are sorted by age and type of operating system.

What is the Tier0_s.dll file?

The Tier0_s.dll file is a part of the Steam gaming client that lives on your computer and gives you access to the Steam Store and your Steam Library.

Inside the file is important functions and code needed for Steam to run and manage your games and purchases.

Steam relies on a huge number of DLL files that make it easy for the developers to update the software in small pieces, such as Steam_api.dll.

You may find that you have developed problems when you start seeing error messages pop up on the screen.

This may happen when you install some popular games such as Call of Duty®: Black Ops 2, Sonic Mania Plus, The Hunter Call of the Wild or The Binding of Isaac.

Black Ops 2 is known for being heavily reliant on DLL files and you may also experience warnings for other missing libraries such as Binkw32.dll.

Why do I need this file?

Without this file working correctly you will quickly find that most aspects of Steam will fail to work and the likelihood of it even launching at all are slim.

Ideally, you need to replace the file so that the program can then launch successfully and have everything it needs available to it.

You can find copies of the DLL file further down the page that can be downloaded and installed completely free of charge.

An easy to use installer is also available that makes easy work of the process too, available with a free trial.

Why is the Tier0_s.dll is missing error appearing?

A common cause of this error is that the company you have bought your PC from has forgotten to install the library.

On the other hand, if you have an older computer then it could be a sign of a more sinister issue in the form of a hardware or software fault.

A worst-case scenario is that you may have a virus lurking on your computer that is deleting important files and libraries to cause the user pain or even hold you to ransom.

The first and easiest solution to this issue is to re-install the Tier0_s.dll library from this page, then if unsuccessful try a new anti-virus program.

How do you fix the problem?

The simplest solution to fix the “Tier0_s.dll is missing” error and download the appropriate DLL file listed below.

After you have chosen the correct file and the download has finished you will need to put it in the target folder, as the warning message will let you know.

If you do not feel you are able to perform this task then you can download software that will try to automatically fix this for you by following these steps:

Method 1: (DIY) download/install DLL yourself

Underneath this block of text are the versions of the Tier0_s.dll that we have found and cataloged, choose the right version for your system then download and install.

Tier0_s.dll, available versions:

VersionDescriptionLanguage 
32/64 Bit (includes most recent)Auto FixU.S. English Download
32 Bit 1.98.31.73tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])U.S. English Download
32 Bit 1.94.20.38tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])U.S. English Download
32 Bit 1.14.66.23tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]) ([email protected])U.S. English Download
32 Bit 3.73.50.89tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download
32 Bit 3.42.16.13tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download
32 Bit 3.33.99.41tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download
32 Bit 2.81.34.6tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download
32 Bit 2.59.12.64tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download
32 Bit 1.0.0.1tier0_s Dynamic Link LibraryU.S. English Download

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Which version of Tier0_s.dll do I choose?

Ideally, you will want to choose the most recent (highest version number) DLL file with the correct 32 or 64-bit label for your system.

Choosing a 64-bit version of the file will help ensure that your system can take advantage of the faster processing power available in your PC.

Where should I place the DLL once downloaded?

First, try placing the file into the folder where the program you are having problems with lives.

Usually, if you have an error telling you that this file is missing it will tell you where it is missing from.

What if I need to register the Tier0_s.dll file?

Once you have attempted the simplest solution of placing the DLL file into the target folder and found it hasn’t worked then you may have to register the change with Windows.

To do this you can save the DLL file to the C:WindowsSystem32 folder and then open a command prompt using admin rights, type “regsvr32 Tier0_s.dll” and run it.

Method 2: (Auto) Have a program do it for you

A program exists that will take the hard work out of fixing your missing Tier0_s.dll file problem called Auslogics.

The Auslogics suite of programs can keep your computer ticking by and ensure that the drivers and DLL files remain in working order.

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Click "Download Solution" to get the PC tool that comes with Tier0_s.dll. The utility will automatically determine missing dlls and offer to install them automatically. Being an easy-to-use utility, it is a great alternative to manual installation, which has been recognized by many computer experts and computer magazines. Limitations: trial version offers an unlimited number of scans, backup, restore of your windows registry for FREE. Full version must be purchased.

It supports such operating systems as Windows 10, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Vista (64/32 bit). File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

Method 3: (Semi-Auto) Use the system checker built-in admin tool to find a fix

Those familiar with the Windows operating system will know of the sfc/scannow file integrity check for important files.

You can run this tool by doing the following:

  • Start by launching the command line as an administrator (right-click to find the option) that you find in the search field using the keywords “command prompt”.
  • In the newly launched window enter “sfc / scannow” without the quotes and hit the enter key to run the command.
  • Now the program should launch and start working without any further input.
  • You will know when the program has finished running and has been successful when a dialog appears saying “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.”.

Hopefully, the system checker will notice that the Tier0_s.dll file is missing and automatically fix it for you.

Method 4: (Anti-Virus) Install a new anti-virus and see if that can find and fix the problem

If you have been using your computer for a while and noticed that the Tier0_s.dll file has disappeared randomly while it has worked before then this can be a sign of malware.

A malicious piece of software could have deleted it in order to cause mayhem or maybe to hold you ransom for a payment to fix it.

The simplest fix would be for you to use the anti-virus built into the operating system called Windows Defender.

Method 5: (Restore) Restore your system to a time before the problems began

Like rolling back the clock and traveling back in time, the System Restore process built into various Windows versions allows you to roll your computer back to a time when it worked fully.

This is useful if you have problems such as a missing Tier0_s.dll file on your system and don’t know how it was lost.

You can attempt this yourself very easily by doing the following:

  • Open the Start menu and launch the “Run” program by searching for it.
  • With the “Run” program waiting for a command enter “rstrui” without the quotes and hit enter to open the system recovery tool.
  • With the system recovery tool open you can choose a restore point to roll back to when you believe the computer was safe and worked fully.

Now when you fire your computer up again you will be able to find out if you went far back enough to when the Tier0_s.dll error did not appear.


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