Fix RecentFileCache.bcf Errors

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

RecentFileCache.bcf file Business Card Designer Pro. 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 RecentFileCache.bcf related errors on your device. You can also download RecentFileCache.bcf file compatible with Windows 7, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename RecentFileCache.bcf
File extension BCF
Type Page Layout
Description Business Card Designer Pro
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
File size 13828
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10

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

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



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


Problems related to RecentFileCache.bcf 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 RecentFileCache.bcf 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace RecentFileCache.bcf 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 RecentFileCache.bcf file.

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\

If the steps did not solve your RecentFileCache.bcf 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 RecentFileCache.bcf
System Windows 7
File size 12196 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8e414b465abfc47be855e46a048717e4
SHA1 f7f0d352de240e830189072b052f6283ce72b03c
SHA256 d5c16b4e0fe4eec2ab421ee2b3b9baf4cea41e09cd4da5e6d9b3c4be38c26dfc
CRC32 6fa92e3a
Example file location C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\
Filename RecentFileCache.bcf
System Windows 7
File size 13828 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 5b2dc1698d82a13b3d93c39ae7b82f67
SHA1 bf1a07ab526d5f839b4afe3a8d7c4f0ff3f380a2
SHA256 3cc55aad72efddf6c5e0d5856d8021d589de9ea588c23b998d424d75953ce290
CRC32 72cd9d64
Example file location C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\