How to Download and Fix user32.amx?

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing user32.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 user32.amx file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

user32.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 user32.amx related errors on your device. You can also download user32.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 user32.amx
File extension AMX
Type Plugin
Description AMX Mod Plugin
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 367164
Oldest file 2009-04-11
Latest file 2010-11-21

There are various types of errors related to user32.amx file. user32.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 user32.amx file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • user32.amx is corrupted
  • user32.amx cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - user32.amx
  • user32.amx file error
  • user32.amx file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register user32.amx file:
  • user32.amx file could not be loaded
  • user32.amx file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because user32.amx file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to user32.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 user32.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.

user32.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 user32.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 user32.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 user32.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 user32.amx file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the user32.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 user32.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 user32.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 user32.amx file

The last solution is to manually download and replace user32.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 user32.amx file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of user32.amx file example directory paths.

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

If the steps did not solve your user32.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 user32.amx
System Windows 7
File size 342524 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 2fffcc20e95d9df2a4046328f6bb7aec
SHA1 822ca361d467cf695054a14df577ff2a01d8a148
SHA256 e50da6b557d15807d144868fc87788235ce25cc7ba3553e475fe4c862534cda4
CRC32 64805e6a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
Filename user32.amx
System Windows 7
File size 367164 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 de03dd1a689b53fb2b4a5e480ac7aa4f
SHA1 84eae625c29e653323d8f297046df90a0de4aa2e
SHA256 134fea9aa51306faa61d81b20f15f5e4638d735fe7ec088e541c198b2ac62be8
CRC32 ac86e625
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
Filename user32.amx
System Windows Vista
File size 310988 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 4428afc63f511f7b80b91327c7415644
SHA1 ede0701237569e379d2e3f451507535c3108733d
SHA256 feb63ecd295b7d2c001b035b2841ddc613f59102d86235b87ab00eb402a63a97
CRC32 3a61a37b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\
Filename user32.amx
System Windows Vista
File size 330520 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 75ecbec1184954569feb3a82dd1b9f2a
SHA1 c98057bb94edd6dac1e5ac8ea1b63114abd1762f
SHA256 6de59e4c6567b4aecc18889aedccae4f0f9161cf95098867a1ca06edf03bb440
CRC32 638fa03a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\manifeststore\