LoadLibrary failed with error 87 ... message was displayed when running AutoPIPE, why?

Applies To
Area: Erorr
Date Logged
& Current Version
July. 2019


The following was displayed when starting AutoPIPE


LoadLibrary failed with error 87: Wrong Parameter


LoadLibrary failed with error 87: The parameter is incorrect.

why and how to avoid it?


This is not an AutoPIPE error message, it is an MS WINDOWS error message. Many potential solution have been found after after performing a google search. One solution can be found by. clicking here, Details of that page was copied below:

Note: This error message may display a different code, but the same solution applies.


AMD Catalyst (AMD Radeon graphics drivers and applications software package) created an incorrect registry entry when it was last installed.


Do one or more of the following:
  • Update to the latest AMD graphics driver (see AMD Downloads).
  • Update your drivers for this computer, If the current driver does not fix the error, then try reverting to an older version.
  • Update the Windows registry:
    1. Click the Windows Start button.
    2. Type in atig6pxx.dll.
    3. Right-click the file and choose Open File Location (typically C:/Windows/System32).
    4. Change the file name from atig6pxx.dll to atig6pxx.dll.bak.
    5. Click Continue.
  • If using a laptop connected to docking station, disconnect laptop from docking station and relaunch program before reconnecting to docking station.
  • Check for firmware updates from docking station manufacturer.
  • Perform a Clean Uninstall. Then download the software installation files and reinstall. 
  • It may be possible to temporarily disable the AMD driver during the remote desktop session.

Also see video of procedure here.

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