Download and Fix PPMAIN10.AW

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW related errors on your device. You can also download PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW
File extension AW
Type Data
Description Answer Wizard Index
Program Office 2003
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2003
File size 1060126
Oldest file 2017-05-10
Latest file 2017-05-10

There are various types of errors related to PPMAIN10.AW file. PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • PPMAIN10.AW is corrupted
  • PPMAIN10.AW cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - PPMAIN10.AW
  • PPMAIN10.AW file error
  • PPMAIN10.AW file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register PPMAIN10.AW file:
  • PPMAIN10.AW file could not be loaded
  • PPMAIN10.AW file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because PPMAIN10.AW file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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.

PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW file

The last solution is to manually download and replace PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.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 PPMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 1060126 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 41cbce9008c762634f002bd348574f00
SHA1 dff9ea101ada33a900bfa00c82e80d3d47453c82
SHA256 94a4fa100a3f9ab92ca88fcf18b48e4299aa7d56486f8aa4b5aff0d716ef86ef
CRC32 2d4c4098
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\
Filename PPMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 505689 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 a45057f084db3c0c71829bddfb1644d8
SHA1 2e735a245b1d0d3d1f59ccc1b82976e9e0504efe
SHA256 d434041070b06527b59ac43e1fbce1038c2bf8d9dc8ebf34ec4780a78d919fc9
CRC32 faac465c
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\