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Company: Microsoft Corporation
Product: Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
Description: Microsoft Common Controller API
Metadata Consensus: 4 (100%)
Last Updated: Oct 26th, 2022
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The `xinput1_1.dll` file is part of Microsoft DirectX for Windows, specifically relating to the Microsoft Common Controller API. This API is designed to facilitate the integration and management of input devices, particularly game controllers like the Xbox 360 controller, when used with Windows-based systems. The XInput API, represented by versions like `xinput1_1.dll`, provides a standardized method for accessing the features of these controllers, including button presses, joystick movements, and triggers, ensuring consistent input handling across games and applications that use DirectX. The version number in the file name, in this case, "1_1", indicates it is one of the earlier versions of the XInput API. As newer versions of the API were released (such as `xinput1_2.dll`, `xinput1_3.dll`, etc.), they included support for additional features and improvements over the previous versions. However, some games and applications specifically require older versions like `xinput1_1.dll` for compatibility reasons.
If a game or application requires `xinput1_1.dll` and it is missing or corrupted on the user's system, the user may experience issues with controller functionality or the game/application may not run correctly. Resolving such issues typically involves updating DirectX to the latest version supported by the user's version of Windows, as this ensures that all necessary XInput versions, including `xinput1_1.dll`, are installed correctly. For systems running older versions of Windows, the DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer can be used to update DirectX, while newer versions of Windows receive DirectX updates through Windows Update. It's crucial to source these updates directly from Microsoft to ensure compatibility and security.
How to Fix xinput1_1.dll Errors.

When an application requires xinput1_1.dll, Microsoft Windows will check the application and system folders for this .dll file. If the file is missing or corrupted you may receive a .dll error and the application may not function properly. While some .dll errors might need more detailed fixes, these initial steps often solve common problems.

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