Fix ACMAIN10.AW Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

ACMAIN10.AW file Answer Wizard Index. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of ACMAIN10.AW related errors on your device. You can also download ACMAIN10.AW file compatible with Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename ACMAIN10.AW
File extension AW
Type Data
Description Answer Wizard Index
Program Office 2003
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2003
File size 1837577
Oldest file 2017-05-10
Latest file 2017-05-10

There are various types of errors related to ACMAIN10.AW file. ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • ACMAIN10.AW is corrupted
  • ACMAIN10.AW cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - ACMAIN10.AW
  • ACMAIN10.AW file error
  • ACMAIN10.AW file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register ACMAIN10.AW file:
  • ACMAIN10.AW file could not be loaded
  • ACMAIN10.AW file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because ACMAIN10.AW file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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.

ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW file

The last solution is to manually download and replace ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of ACMAIN10.AW file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\

If the steps did not solve your ACMAIN10.AW 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 ACMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 1837577 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 f3aee30a5788e11eea691d2311cc27d4
SHA1 6c2e58932373706bab0a22a5b0643e592d381a86
SHA256 54c66c2b58717beafbb3d4229c3531aabfe6d14a33a930ad985b9fecaf5c83d5
CRC32 81fe4cdd
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\
Filename ACMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 484614 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 8f1bba943adf0c639f101b3effada20b
SHA1 80af9c9306b42e8ff9be12b0a416a5470d65b92c
SHA256 40a5b911e51e79c845ee414fe635bc1d7fc36c768f60258f80174fa1768b8073
CRC32 29af2bff
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\