Download M2057HAZ.APM to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

M2057HAZ.APM file Aldus Placeable Metafile Image. 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 M2057HAZ.APM related errors on your device. You can also download M2057HAZ.APM file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename M2057HAZ.APM
File extension APM
Type Raster Image
Description Aldus Placeable Metafile Image
Program Windows 8.1
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8.1
File size 4247220
Oldest file 2012-07-26
Latest file 2014-11-21

There are various types of errors related to M2057HAZ.APM file. M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • M2057HAZ.APM is corrupted
  • M2057HAZ.APM cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - M2057HAZ.APM
  • M2057HAZ.APM file error
  • M2057HAZ.APM file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register M2057HAZ.APM file:
  • M2057HAZ.APM file could not be loaded
  • M2057HAZ.APM file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because M2057HAZ.APM file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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.

M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM file

The last solution is to manually download and replace M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of M2057HAZ.APM file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Speech\Engines\TTS\en-GB\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Speech\Engines\TTS\en-GB\

If the steps did not solve your M2057HAZ.APM 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 M2057HAZ.APM
System Windows 8.1
File size 4247220 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 2ed3ebda91615f0651cd065fa4c67f7d
SHA1 09e8079ce2e25bf4a5425fb213e2590f49c50281
SHA256 ebe1d9e1b978df5e493a31dc40ef00c4dd70fa90424306267d878269476a8b61
CRC32 1d21d39c
Example file location C:\Windows\Speech\Engines\TTS\en-GB\
Filename M2057HAZ.APM
System Windows 8
File size 4245112 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 08f20aafaff2a2b9cba8a0a9eb898c28
SHA1 654b63292afad25cb482bfc20694faba90415087
SHA256 b1e09b482c80059dbfd9dd4d1d80be14fb738ecb04ad6f458e8eeb0c7b956f19
CRC32 f05ec377
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Speech\Engines\TTS\en-GB\