How to Repair MSAUD32.ACM? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

MSAUD32.ACM file Windows Media Audio. 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 MSAUD32.ACM related errors on your device. You can also download MSAUD32.ACM file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename MSAUD32.ACM
File extension ACM
Description Windows Media Audio
Software
Program Windows Media Audio
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Driver
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1999
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)
MSAUD32.ACM

There are various types of errors related to MSAUD32.ACM file. MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • MSAUD32.ACM is corrupted
  • MSAUD32.ACM cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - MSAUD32.ACM
  • MSAUD32.ACM file error
  • MSAUD32.ACM file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register MSAUD32.ACM file:
  • MSAUD32.ACM file could not be loaded
  • MSAUD32.ACM file doesn't exist

MSAUD32.ACM

Error

Application could not be started because MSAUD32.ACM file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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.

MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM file

The last solution is to manually download and replace MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of MSAUD32.ACM file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your MSAUD32.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 MSAUD32.ACM
System Windows XP
File size 305152 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 922401960e7db528fb16274f7b17350b
SHA1 ea08ebef61b826566bc5d072a317d0d8f6b2f7f9
SHA256 a329d72ffe42e9b7eb3ebd4de7ced15065ab235df20f352f9a4f62bba00c6ccd
CRC32 52d93cda
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\