Troubleshoot kernelbase.amx Errors and Download File

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

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

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename kernelbase.amx
File extension AMX
Type Plugin
Description AMX Mod Plugin
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 286768
Oldest file 2010-11-21
Latest file 2010-11-21

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

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



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


Problems related to kernelbase.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 kernelbase.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your kernelbase.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 kernelbase.amx
System Windows 7
File size 287624 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 71a4176740b7003e44fa5bd3fb7c3938
SHA1 27b48133e2e87201a867f4e112199a4706385d0e
SHA256 66d5b5f3aad7be3d25e2928025d2b0ad5a39d7345af25280a00d98bac15ba994
CRC32 aca177fa
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
Filename kernelbase.amx
System Windows 7
File size 286768 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d58e6a88e545d0a119e472e5591259fc
SHA1 e70d8d3d98c80ccae3af52701ce9b7e57a7ce575
SHA256 ed568ded9180954d10810960b55842ef0f7b538e4079d00aecc0fdff0139e355
CRC32 648822f0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\