How to Download and Fix imaadp32.acm?

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

imaadp32.acm file IMA ADPCM CODEC for MSACM. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of imaadp32.acm related errors on your device. You can also download imaadp32.acm file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename imaadp32.acm
File extension ACM
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Driver
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to imaadp32.acm file. imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • imaadp32.acm is corrupted
  • imaadp32.acm cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - imaadp32.acm
  • imaadp32.acm file error
  • imaadp32.acm file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register imaadp32.acm file:
  • imaadp32.acm file could not be loaded
  • imaadp32.acm file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because imaadp32.acm file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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.

imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm file

The last solution is to manually download and replace imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of imaadp32.acm file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your imaadp32.acm 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 imaadp32.acm
System Windows 10
File size 30560 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 83a75044129df9e0aa73370816aa13bd
SHA1 e8861eebebcd5a975364e59d0d030c2079f473c2
SHA256 a7aaf0874e9d26f7f51daa67a519005861735856c2016e7bef6734436b6d9464
CRC32 a30352a5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows 8.1
File size 29960 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 ea86423ad22befc7102e5c14fb7c1276
SHA1 42fbd4a23578eeab23dbc283e2824f082267f7bf
SHA256 fc2fdaac240b20fecf2d6c8b771c5c55e12559261f7f462a1742468932d6157d
CRC32 c0ad1d43
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows 8
File size 18432 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 438ffedab20b4f468e352cc1eee61d8e
SHA1 590ac60975b6572220d16b603acc2093dd8d9843
SHA256 224a1ecb03737309d2df65c4613ac3145fce39e809cf9cbeae7a2a27b4873327
CRC32 d79736f8
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 17920 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 c2a12b061f591e093e3fd99d75811398
SHA1 36289cb9acb4b88ac5544dea31eef2dfb894da7c
SHA256 015eec31e429735e83556a6a727a7d7c42534b0f7e0bce01dc21af76b48f726e
CRC32 41eae820
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 22016 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 da6c4b5feeea4dc7162b5d0c055eb967
SHA1 d76896cf1160c2fe31073012f178ded68a71480b
SHA256 5261ee8ee90598dc10b1b8e85096e601a260bd0671660f667a3daf470523a70c
CRC32 0036f631
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 21504 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 1f45fcd5284a4f4d038b75d743d010dd
SHA1 0385784b4c7edb34b89f379b5757e0f87a37681a
SHA256 750fcd18df1b1f1f9909501b9764242c32cb28613f6dc4da6c03027812f53bb3
CRC32 7d612951
Example file location ---
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 17408 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dc2fe300b941d6330d7475c977c4c5e9
SHA1 27f3941446640bdc1359b1185f6b6931c3cf005b
SHA256 951e750e392fa7c093ff6a061e18e8c5bed503bfbc85c52fdf2b906dbd73c930
CRC32 86535070
Example file location ---
Filename imaadp32.acm
System Windows XP
File size 16384 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 577e496f0d41411bf149394d80959d53
SHA1 fe71ce5d64e4a2a91910c57535ffb1f80a392650
SHA256 f5069f4c15ab271618753c5bfbac5cc1c2bf5a0fbc031cbece1fc202bd1bd469
CRC32 bef10622
Example file location ---