Download and Fix msgsm32.acm

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

msgsm32.acm file Microsoft GSM 6.10 Audio 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 msgsm32.acm related errors on your device. You can also download msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm
File extension ACM
Description Microsoft GSM 6.10 Audio 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 msgsm32.acm file. msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • msgsm32.acm is corrupted
  • msgsm32.acm cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - msgsm32.acm
  • msgsm32.acm file error
  • msgsm32.acm file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register msgsm32.acm file:
  • msgsm32.acm file could not be loaded
  • msgsm32.acm file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because msgsm32.acm file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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.

msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm file

The last solution is to manually download and replace msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of msgsm32.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 msgsm32.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 msgsm32.acm
System Windows 10
File size 36232 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 7bbc063ae33decfb1eacb4bab757ce79
SHA1 ae0cf1502ecbe987f30772c5dcda4e3843485cc4
SHA256 cc37ffc2843a9a0e735e23b54acc5614fd90bfeb501af9c6a6493730ce125ccd
CRC32 82171b46
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows 8.1
File size 36136 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 d0e0faf62205d9ae0bd0f34ecdefaaaf
SHA1 a7eccdc722f58c971579217eab104845c08bf693
SHA256 01cb99822d3c28f4994af1ed08da5c6fa27ed7ded13c3e376a3341006dc9c566
CRC32 f3b8b362
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows 8
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 a9f74318da9606749c16962596e68d31
SHA1 2af805817aa4b6b33cf06683b81a27b7be410bda
SHA256 aa45dca6a9ef9ca7ae6cf1dcb18f0e9803c9750b1454c40300e1851000d3beab
CRC32 7890cdcd
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 23552 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ae796d3fd1c69ce62bb6afacdfb950aa
SHA1 89f1c80532fe72e867edc03daa2e5de7dc3cba7a
SHA256 83731776ee080cb5c3db3121c508f0bcb123d8d40abe29c648f2c9964312a62c
CRC32 489d77c4
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows 7
File size 29184 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 e5b9a2fa94d21c44da2b898dc326b0c2
SHA1 4d8ad4576476cae6c8bc9a4e4661d1a26f2f9a35
SHA256 be6930b076e8a493082bb71797c07ae6b831029095d3666eb606bbfdabd53fd9
CRC32 f4c92203
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 23040 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 13acfd3f412cd31aca8387911c80a9e2
SHA1 4bb30adf2229388720522d4380c9979308367577
SHA256 331c0f1472ffa7b3ee82cbd5b9bec314da68c84b3e0254476ed9fe8e62ee2b59
CRC32 368f9a02
Example file location ---
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows Vista
File size 28672 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 50ed01a269ab871845e3b027962c189c
SHA1 803d7a919977f78dc9bc3671ec7f1b6948f4d231
SHA256 e8c90c76b3a44536d7e952997365a722afe94f7f4a5bacb99b13828e8c41946e
CRC32 36ce9aeb
Example file location ---
Filename msgsm32.acm
System Windows XP
File size 19968 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 3a9846e207dafc13009c048a2f6f8c2a
SHA1 48ae80f47e1543564d0313bd883845e87d334736
SHA256 cb2512b5ddf2871b5d1f00227837bcd8d32226ffe93eaa03948a270f89de023f
CRC32 0c6938e8
Example file location ---