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What is libcef.dll?

libcef.dll is part of Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library according to the libcef.dll version information.

libcef.dll's description is "Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library"

libcef.dll is digitally signed by Valve.

libcef.dll is usually located in the 'c:\Program Files\Steam\bin\' folder.

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Product nameChromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dy..
File descriptionChromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dy..
Internal namelibcef
Original filenamelibcef.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2009 The Chromium Embe..
Product version1, 0, 0, 1
File version1, 0, 0, 1

The following is the available information on libcef.dll:

Product nameChromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
File descriptionChromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
Internal namelibcef
Original filenamelibcef.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2009 The Chromium Embedded Framework Authors
Product version1, 0, 0, 1
File version1, 0, 0, 1

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameValve
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
Certificate serial number7bf6326f70cbec340bf2d1868fe65b1e

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Monica writes

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I keep getting message libcef.dll is not in the dynamic link library - very annoying - I think I deleted it in error trying to tidy up my computer. Message on booting up says
procedure entry point cef_browser_create_sync not in dynamic link library

# 4 Apr 2014, 4:20

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Monica: Any idea what program pops up the error message? Reinstalling it might solve the problem.

# 24 May 2014, 5:34

Gino writes

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@Monica, please let me know if you have figured out a way to fix it.

# 24 Mar 2015, 11:39

Gino writes

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Maybe this might help?
Download the libcef.dll file an put in the map via this path: 'c:\Program Files\Steam\bin\'

# 24 Mar 2015, 11:41

mel writes

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hope this fixes the problem

# 25 Feb 2016, 14:02

wayne writes

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Yet again another new piece of software to install that crashes on start up because of one thing or another. This time its GTA5 and libcef.dll. Mostly all I read on forums is "I have this problem too" or "uninstall and reinstall and while your at do your birthing over, Im sure your mother won't mind." Same with MS Office 365 this week they have had me uninstall and reinstall 3 times for a f**king reactivation of software that is already on my f**king computer. Ive been in IT for 3 decades. What has come of it is a f**king unmitigated disaster.

# 4 Jun 2016, 9:16

Roger Karlsson writes

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Did you folks find a solution to the missing/corrupt libcef.dll file?

# 10 Aug 2016, 5:40

Nancy writes

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I keep getting the libcef.dll missing note too,,,is it really necessary to have and if not, how do you stop the message? I have NO idea how it got lost :-/

# 19 Sep 2016, 23:45

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Nancy: Any idea what application that pops up the "libcef.dll missing" error message?

Could it be your Steam client, which is developed by Valve?

# 21 Sep 2016, 1:45

fry178 writes

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Nothing installed on my rig from valve or steam.
No updates installed/nothing changed since i ran prog last time (uplay).

# 27 Oct 2016, 20:04

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