Troubleshoot Mpeg2Data.ax Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

Mpeg2Data.ax file Microsoft MPEG-2 Section and Table Acquisition Module. 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 Mpeg2Data.ax related errors on your device. You can also download Mpeg2Data.ax file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
File extension AX
Description Microsoft MPEG-2 Section and Table Acquisition Module
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod Neutral

There are various types of errors related to Mpeg2Data.ax file. Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • Mpeg2Data.ax is corrupted
  • Mpeg2Data.ax cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - Mpeg2Data.ax
  • Mpeg2Data.ax file error
  • Mpeg2Data.ax file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register Mpeg2Data.ax file:
  • Mpeg2Data.ax file could not be loaded
  • Mpeg2Data.ax file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because Mpeg2Data.ax file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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.

Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax file

The last solution is to manually download and replace Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Mpeg2Data.ax file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your Mpeg2Data.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 Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows 10
File size 80384 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 7e1120896ccadcab10eae771d79e20f2
SHA1 606a99f4fb6ff14b8b640eec0892638c8d30ffd8
SHA256 169d61113f6ef80beab30367ddd87d694670fda118ad8f804ed270c3b473d362
CRC32 0612d51a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows 8.1
File size 85504 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 161c0c9331679849a55e0a51bf0416fd
SHA1 7e699c3a5abf41d68c5f9e0b4522f7e1ea81e500
SHA256 05cf2d5d1a3c8774f2c3a63c935d6e07be773d2098440139b281267b2c5f0e77
CRC32 36bbca1e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows 8
File size 74240 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 f82b016bd8ebc6cd65e558f6e6eeac6c
SHA1 8462f4a40793ec5720eb55040b61762aec2dfd58
SHA256 912ac60ed52441ddea67840b12f41245d400b73b2efd6dcd4c0a311d238f35b5
CRC32 31705c94
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows 7
File size 104960 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 14dbf43745f54326cbbc7211750b6d20
SHA1 3d55729d966770582756ce7a572e918366dc8a7f
SHA256 310c5410a464751debe688f2e8914cdbc7918d72462d60021700213e7726bd13
CRC32 413eb997
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows 7
File size 72704 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 e9aef26aeebfaab901fab3d93677df98
SHA1 41ebb56ffcfbef312560044b6932f4b725cf4257
SHA256 a5e20750cffb8bec106e52c2ae8c923dc55e9069d3f1d3fad48f074ab021d4e9
CRC32 21ea32ed
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows Vista
File size 69632 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 55f226e7644a83c3c10e23b221fc58ca
SHA1 4f2a47e6568336f9bd168c0cbd9e7ef3c9a1975a
SHA256 6eb050e53c4435c99c4f8025be0e57228acfa4410f107775f1b9fd7bc9261362
CRC32 0298214f
Example file location ---
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows Vista
File size 100352 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 8b800572009bc3cc18325121d3f28aa1
SHA1 86b94790b76895c618d379e033d9af72e543041d
SHA256 b3c25f79d71bd90390c49dc12889b6a5aa2e19ae8e45b6bfaf532b1907427fc0
CRC32 9e364055
Example file location ---
Filename Mpeg2Data.ax
System Windows XP
File size 118272 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 84ac06ecc066322ed277aca0a2ed2532
SHA1 b57551faf27254ce51022c8cedc2019bc2f77cbd
SHA256 533490482ee733b1c7d476a7fde082be6b2ca269df27764a0dbddb5e954a3e43
CRC32 a986546d
Example file location ---