XLMAIN10.AW Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW related errors on your device. You can also download XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW
File extension AW
Type Data
Description Answer Wizard Index
Program Office 2003
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2003
File size 1443704
Oldest file 2017-05-10
Latest file 2017-05-10

There are various types of errors related to XLMAIN10.AW file. XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • XLMAIN10.AW is corrupted
  • XLMAIN10.AW cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - XLMAIN10.AW
  • XLMAIN10.AW file error
  • XLMAIN10.AW file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register XLMAIN10.AW file:
  • XLMAIN10.AW file could not be loaded
  • XLMAIN10.AW file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because XLMAIN10.AW file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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.

XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW file

The last solution is to manually download and replace XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.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 XLMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 1443704 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 3e019f91fd5c8e8b843d5ab4bba61f6d
SHA1 e6e9510ae14b425740574485661fe0a73d08dc72
SHA256 bb5a3bcffcc109f60a4887b512450859e723a59a0b73f9c2fe9295c3d14f49b5
CRC32 addc1a9e
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\
Filename XLMAIN10.AW
System Windows XP
File size 596931 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 a2a02a29849cb8f3054bb7ab7b182ef7
SHA1 0de258c46b698b85809a817bbbbdce497fc1a158
SHA256 6fb7d1092f3c1028b4c7d724196f275ea471b4c3ff16eaf4cf8a82c5fdd4cac7
CRC32 4d3ddef1
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\