MsSp7ca.acl Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

MsSp7ca.acl file AutoCorrect List. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of MsSp7ca.acl related errors on your device. You can also download MsSp7ca.acl file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename MsSp7ca.acl
File extension ACL
Type Data
Description AutoCorrect List
Program Windows 8.1
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8.1
File size 1174
Oldest file 2012-06-02
Latest file 2013-06-25

There are various types of errors related to MsSp7ca.acl file. MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • MsSp7ca.acl is corrupted
  • MsSp7ca.acl cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - MsSp7ca.acl
  • MsSp7ca.acl file error
  • MsSp7ca.acl file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register MsSp7ca.acl file:
  • MsSp7ca.acl file could not be loaded
  • MsSp7ca.acl file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because MsSp7ca.acl file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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.

MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl file

The last solution is to manually download and replace MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of MsSp7ca.acl file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Globalization\ELS\SpellDictionaries\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Globalization\ELS\SpellDictionaries\

If the steps did not solve your MsSp7ca.acl 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 MsSp7ca.acl
System Windows 8.1
File size 1174 bytes
Date 2013-06-25
File details
MD5 475fd93a8f58d5a7984400a78f66d241
SHA1 59cd49a71a516577aa625fa1690605f94ce2fbed
SHA256 54d625b24b014eb715393f754e8068e6ff8c0739944fd41bf0438deccf24ae6d
CRC32 b98a90eb
Example file location C:\Windows\Globalization\ELS\SpellDictionaries\
Filename MsSp7ca.acl
System Windows 8
File size 1428 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 fe96105cdb6c341acfa27f05254fffd3
SHA1 b59c4aff825bef4dc090abd275573cd64f1ef43b
SHA256 a6963e8f5705782db0c653d7a50a81625dfccd203020ea596fa83a0bee2f86c9
CRC32 6da1728a
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Globalization\ELS\SpellDictionaries\