What is dopuslib32.dll?

Dopuslib32.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if dopuslib32.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Dopuslib32.dll file information

The process known as Directory Opus (version 11 WoW32on64 Support Library, 10 WoW32on64 Support Library, 12 WoW32on64 Support Library, 9 WoW32on64 Support Library) belongs to software GPSoftware Directory Opus or Directory Opus by GP Software (

Description: Dopuslib32.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Dopuslib32.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\—normally C:\Program Files\GPSoftware\Directory Opus\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 350,072 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 324,032 bytes and 21 more variants. 
This is a special .dll file (Dynamic Link Library), which starts automatically when programs are launched. So it can monitor or manipulate all of your program starts. The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. The dopuslib32.dll file is not a Windows system file. It monitors program starts. Dopuslib32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with dopuslib32.dll come up, you can also do the following:
  • ask for help from Support
  • update the program to the latest version
  • uninstall GPSoftware Directory Opus or dopuslib32 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)

Recommended: Identify dopuslib32.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dopuslib32.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dopuslib32.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Ist "an sich" harmlos, eine "Übersetzung" der libs auf x64- Systemen, wegen seiner Natur aber potentieller Träger, der tief in die Systemstruktur eingreifen kann. Wer Directory Opus regelmäßig nutzt: Bibliothek geladen lassen
Super replace File Explorer
gehört zum Dateimanager Directory Opus
Opus Directory file manager
  Matthias Ruben  
Opus Directory Dateimanager
  Matthias Ruben  
MS Explorer replacement. Not dangerous. Much better then explorer. Been using it for years.
  Kirk   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of dopuslib32.dll: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments. 7 users think dopuslib32.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving dopuslib32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with dopuslib32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the dopuslib32.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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