Download brndlog.bak to Fix Errors

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

brndlog.bak file General Backup. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of brndlog.bak related errors on your device. You can also download brndlog.bak file compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename brndlog.bak
File extension BAK
Type Backup
Description General Backup
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 12192
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24

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

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



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


Problems related to brndlog.bak 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 brndlog.bak 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace brndlog.bak 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 brndlog.bak file.

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\Bill\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\Bill\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\

If the steps did not solve your brndlog.bak 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 brndlog.bak
System Windows 7
File size 12192 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 05c582199add2cdb62e58b0d661a70f0
SHA1 43166d9086c18317f173ab2f03cba79a5dca70f5
SHA256 4adc3267f7f2cea9d24b9aa359cf19e080197a5afaac4fda6b0f02c3c589b076
CRC32 10493604
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
Filename brndlog.bak
System Windows Vista
File size 12752 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 c0323e4b29c2356aa422b1d1daf30004
SHA1 49247043c984aaaf755c4353ad58d6bbb8c544ba
SHA256 9e64ec9e26bdc05303173aaa9de3c90691a5e390a6db42425399ec563d8395a6
CRC32 6d85ae20
Example file location C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
Filename brndlog.bak
System Windows XP
File size 141 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 0040855fa31ef499d0befbbda7999311
SHA1 6c7dd7e5752d727649534023825cb0f4aa9e932a
SHA256 39a933898e7c7cd62149762ec940f08dfe13ae2b5fd958f39201994f2801023d
CRC32 bfa08909
Example file location C:\Documents and Settings\Bill\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
Filename brndlog.bak
System Windows XP
File size 113 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f35dfa39bbd12e07fdf3ddd914e823c1
SHA1 1d663b6da4ee175d592723d7ce748f377d40435f
SHA256 5eee79415b123800b97f90f466600164181d6adc989eadf91565a4a5e49f8ab3
CRC32 9fc6e383
Example file location C:\Documents and Settings\Bill\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\