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Old 10-27-2012, 08:24 AM   #1
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Exclamation mss32.dll problem

When ever I start TF2 I get this error: "The procedure entry point RIB_unregister_interface could not be located in the dynamic link library mss32.dll."

I've tried verifying files and deleting mssvoice.asi

I'm running Windows 7 64bit
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:39 AM   #2
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It's a common dll. Strange that your game don't have it. It should be available in:
/Steam/steamapps/<your_username_here/team fortress 2/bin

If you're missing it, do a integrity check of TF2 cache.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:34 AM   #3
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We already tried doing that!

I'm surprised the game still actually loads, but all it does is still lock up and complain again about it. And the message is even visible in the Security Options (Ctrl+Alt+Del) on Windows 7.

I'm thinking the only option to do up to this point is to reinstall Team Fortress 2 altogether.

I expected that this took place during the Left 4 Dead 2 Free Weekend.

Last edited by HoneycombAgent: 10-28-2012 at 06:49 AM. Reason: Update: Reinstalling TF2
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:51 AM   #4
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I have that problem too. Actually, only on my second (free) account.
On my first one, the game refuses o start completely: "This game is currently unavailable"
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:54 AM   #5
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We already tried doing that!

I'm surprised the game still actually loads, but all it does is still lock up and complain again about it. And the message is even visible in the Security Options (Ctrl+Alt+Del) on Windows 7.

I'm thinking the only option to do up to this point is to reinstall Team Fortress 2 altogether.

I expected that this took place during the Left 4 Dead 2 Free Weekend.
This happened for me too, during the L4D2 free weekend as well, did a full reinstall of TF2, still doing the same thing. Did you find a solution yet?
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:16 PM   #6
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I fixed mine by deleting my user account folder inside of the steamapps folder. Hope this helps!
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:30 AM   #7
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i hv to download all again?happened at l4d free weekend too..VALVE FIX THIS>>I DONT WANNA FUKING REDOWNLOAD
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:38 PM   #8
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Solution to the mss32.dll

I had that problem and found a solution.

First, just to make sure if it haven't been done, do a integrity check of the game. Only about 15% of the case are repaired with that, but if you're in that small pack, this would be the fix.

If that didn't fixed anything, go to your game folder :
[...]\Steam\SteamApps\common\
or (for Valve related games like TF2, HL, GMod, etc.)
[...]\Steam\SteamApps\*account*\

In the game folder, you should see a "bin" folder. Either delete it or move it to another place. (far away from the game's folder). Do another integrity check and launch the game.

The bin folder will be recreated like new and the launching error will be gone.
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:31 PM   #9
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I had that problem and found a solution.

First, just to make sure if it haven't been done, do a integrity check of the game. Only about 15% of the case are repaired with that, but if you're in that small pack, this would be the fix.

If that didn't fixed anything, go to your game folder :
[...]\Steam\SteamApps\common\
or (for Valve related games like TF2, HL, GMod, etc.)
[...]\Steam\SteamApps\*account*\

In the game folder, you should see a "bin" folder. Either delete it or move it to another place. (far away from the game's folder). Do another integrity check and launch the game.

The bin folder will be recreated like new and the launching error will be gone.
Bumping an old thread, but just wanted to say thanks for this advice. Worked a treat. I've recently reinstalled Windows 7 and L4D2 had issues booting and when it finally did load it would never join an online game. Now all is well and I can crack on. Thank you, good sir!
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