kernel32.amx Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

kernel32.amx file AMX Mod Plugin. 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 kernel32.amx related errors on your device. You can also download kernel32.amx file compatible with Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename kernel32.amx
File extension AMX
Type Plugin
Description AMX Mod Plugin
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 599988
Oldest file 2009-04-11
Latest file 2010-11-21

There are various types of errors related to kernel32.amx file. kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • kernel32.amx is corrupted
  • kernel32.amx cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - kernel32.amx
  • kernel32.amx file error
  • kernel32.amx file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register kernel32.amx file:
  • kernel32.amx file could not be loaded
  • kernel32.amx file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because kernel32.amx file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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.

kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx file

The last solution is to manually download and replace kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of kernel32.amx file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\manifeststore\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\manifeststore\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\

If the steps did not solve your kernel32.amx 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 kernel32.amx
System Windows 7
File size 599988 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0fd69fca57c60a1ea87d63621067dee4
SHA1 3b2dc0ac9e70a500e20310ef7dd727d4abba6d21
SHA256 9ba6e00224e93b9993af51a17cec35d21837dd8baf6926c1524ddcf8b34e6d1c
CRC32 53f09785
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\manifeststore\
Filename kernel32.amx
System Windows 7
File size 620636 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 364fb898bea9f114fe2d0fd240524ec6
SHA1 8e82762232fb8e58184e4e2febe1c79d01d90d27
SHA256 b126445d61473b1d82d4252cc6fbdd575cfdbfc9cdc49d9efd9e5d941903a90a
CRC32 d5d1e720
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\manifeststore\
Filename kernel32.amx
System Windows Vista
File size 533736 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 87d48898001dc77404cba7576e93578d
SHA1 ead93fcca7fa6e7646a6b401fa240b7eede22092
SHA256 facf9530cf0c02de5527d7771610d2a4e4e5dc77c05edb2940a3073787558789
CRC32 f213a852
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
Filename kernel32.amx
System Windows Vista
File size 524014 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a548c9b712c20f9b774718b72e609474
SHA1 3efea5beae71d9a2cfa6eab99059989956629dca
SHA256 b497461f2bb730affea0f16bdfecb5f080390eb2f8a2eec640d76ba4cb81d541
CRC32 5fa3c289
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\