How to download d3dcompiler_43.dll to fix error when running a game
If you need to download d3dcompiler_43.dll file to fix The program can’t start because d3dcompiler_43.dll is missing error when trying to run Battlefield 3, Ghost Sniper, Need For Speed or some other game, here is the working and safe way to make it. The fix should work for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 as well.
What is d3dcompiler_43.dll file
The first thing you should ask when some DLL is missing is not where to download it (because in this case you’ll most probably get it from some suspicious website), but what is that file. Knowing that will let you download it from the official website free.
Talking of d3dcompiler_43.dll the file stands for a dynamic link library that is part of Microsoft’s DirectX components. Yes, you already have DirectX installed in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, but it doesn’t contain all the necessary files from the previous versions of DirectX you might need to run a game.
Downloading d3dcompiler_43.dll from official website and installing it
For d3dcompiler_43.dll download just go to the official Microsoft’s DirectX page and use web installer to get all the required files on your Windows PC: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displayLang=en&id=35
Right after the installation is finished, you can find d3dcompiler_43.dll in your Windows / System32 folder and the d3dcompiler_43.dll is missing error should vanish. In some cases it might also help copying the file to the game’s folder along with its executable file.