Fix Core.acctb Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing Core.acctb files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent Core.acctb file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

Core.acctb file Access 2007/2010 Database. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of Core.acctb related errors on your device. You can also download Core.acctb file compatible with Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename Core.acctb
File extension ACCTB
Type Database
Description Access 2007/2010 Database
Program Office 2007
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2007
File size 119510
Oldest file 2017-05-10
MIME type application/xml

There are various types of errors related to Core.acctb file. Core.acctb file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to Core.acctb file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • Core.acctb is corrupted
  • Core.acctb cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - Core.acctb
  • Core.acctb file error
  • Core.acctb file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register Core.acctb file:
  • Core.acctb file could not be loaded
  • Core.acctb file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because Core.acctb file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to Core.acctb can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing Core.acctb file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

Core.acctb file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with Core.acctb file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to Core.acctb file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of Core.acctb or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to Core.acctb file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the Core.acctb file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the Core.acctb file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the Core.acctb file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace Core.acctb file

The last solution is to manually download and replace Core.acctb file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded Core.acctb file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Core.acctb file example directory paths.

  • Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Templates\1033\Access\

If the steps did not solve your Core.acctb file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename Core.acctb
System Windows Vista
File size 119510 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 859abb3bccf713412715e261689f2791
SHA1 5b1e85f3df18d0a75d8dae018e981823b80a2d51
SHA256 1e81bd7b638c79af21134a0fd827696e6726b0912449f5e725aeae0a21919c64
CRC32 9b19e533
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Templates\1033\Access\