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Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

hcwmsCP72.ax file Hauppauge CP KSProxy Extension. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of hcwmsCP72.ax related errors on your device. You can also download hcwmsCP72.ax file compatible with Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename hcwmsCP72.ax
File extension AX
Description Hauppauge CP KSProxy Extension
Program Hauppauge WinTV
Author Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc.
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to hcwmsCP72.ax file. hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • hcwmsCP72.ax is corrupted
  • hcwmsCP72.ax cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - hcwmsCP72.ax
  • hcwmsCP72.ax file error
  • hcwmsCP72.ax file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register hcwmsCP72.ax file:
  • hcwmsCP72.ax file could not be loaded
  • hcwmsCP72.ax file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because hcwmsCP72.ax file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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.

hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax file

The last solution is to manually download and replace hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of hcwmsCP72.ax file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\hcw72b64.inf_amd64_neutral_023772237d3a4ade\

If the steps did not solve your hcwmsCP72.ax 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 hcwmsCP72.ax
System Windows 7
File size 101888 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 ddb9dad6b798fc3ba197195aad6b78f6
SHA1 a28323a724bd003a8dddcd2464717579d32caaab
SHA256 083f30215eb474d57acef176f46a10365c6ea6924604d7fa5481c159b8f41dee
CRC32 0ada7c4a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\hcw72b64.inf_amd64_neutral_023772237d3a4ade\