Unable to load resources.dll

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

The following error may occur when starting ArcGIS 9.0 applications:

"Unable to load resources.dll"


The error occurs after updating from ArcGIS 8.x to ArcGIS 9 while Leica Geosystems Image Analysis extension is installed.

Solution or Workaround

Uninstall Leica Geosystems Image Analysis and ArcGIS 9. Then reinstall ArcGIS 9.

Article ID:000007266

  • ArcMap 8 x
  • ArcMap 9 x

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