msadp32.acm - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing msadp32.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 msadp32.acm file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

msadp32.acm file Microsoft 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 msadp32.acm related errors on your device. You can also download msadp32.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 msadp32.acm
File extension ACM
Description Microsoft ADPCM CODEC for MSACM
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 msadp32.acm file. msadp32.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 msadp32.acm file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • msadp32.acm is corrupted
  • msadp32.acm cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - msadp32.acm
  • msadp32.acm file error
  • msadp32.acm file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register msadp32.acm file:
  • msadp32.acm file could not be loaded
  • msadp32.acm file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because msadp32.acm file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to msadp32.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 msadp32.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.

msadp32.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 msadp32.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 msadp32.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 msadp32.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 msadp32.acm file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the msadp32.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 msadp32.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 msadp32.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 msadp32.acm file

The last solution is to manually download and replace msadp32.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 msadp32.acm file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of msadp32.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\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your msadp32.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 msadp32.acm
System Windows 10
File size 30016 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 eccd5b945e7f9fb6aee17d9594f19c36
SHA1 9e6bf06d21906ad4740965a77f94fd11d5003846
SHA256 86a9a1b95646fe44db73176ceefb48f263aab307153533dc341cccee8850730d
CRC32 c3e3e1fb
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows 8.1
File size 28896 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fb20fd905d31242e2da51c4e24a471f2
SHA1 b0f001a4f7947ac38d005547d447fb80a9b213d3
SHA256 3e461e812736c6ca448900483733bf819d03623e89487343947e000a76549eba
CRC32 00b3c359
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows 8
File size 18944 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 795f41d587d20a606c0a4591405b9e5c
SHA1 05882609aefab24b80df13c42a202c4d3f70cd20
SHA256 ff9442dd492358c015f762a0d2718d9da1ed332e5fb0bbb5abf53d1602dfe41b
CRC32 2d6371a7
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 329feb3452982a377726dedafe9bbdf0
SHA1 062cd353b5be2a6ba9cc12b90e67859c3f6f993d
SHA256 1160b58dc172148bf46deacbf94443c23a4ae467f7a5ce3d1a3d1a98d756d5fe
CRC32 d133ab24
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 18432 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8ee566982477bc5886fe622cebee9c86
SHA1 4523c17b05d383c70da55c089e72783db5852c6a
SHA256 19d6100eda7c3f250610062b0d87246469fe10a48af5e34a541787a6773be278
CRC32 4dcb0d04
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 22528 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 13efec692c62d2ff3964539fe84bb775
SHA1 8330d486003d3cecc52e12a3c7ed09f5d73830b7
SHA256 65b567541a236d45ec178f68f683d24fd4ea87fb88c272482625909e6ad2c0e9
CRC32 479d6d64
Example file location ---
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 17408 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ce761566eada0509f02e4afdb09b62e4
SHA1 8b3c4cb352f9be615436484db88521f269e4c958
SHA256 a96b931df89f3feeb3236c7925a8194a793a4c382a915c98cde40946334abf3b
CRC32 e107410c
Example file location ---
Filename msadp32.acm
System Windows XP
File size 14848 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 c5648be5409e0aabda8c9047bac8f603
SHA1 8410a9a0782ee525ea9890a50a8a5cb7a1f9f17f
SHA256 9467826ad45d4d3af4737b6e6c67f5ce2b40ac5157dcd941cc3e43a7bb13fcff
CRC32 4c6b8d37
Example file location ---