Download and Fix dbxupdate.bin

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

dbxupdate.bin file Binary Disk Image. 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 dbxupdate.bin related errors on your device. You can also download dbxupdate.bin file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename dbxupdate.bin
File extension BIN
Type Executable Application
Description Binary Disk Image
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 7085
Oldest file 2012-06-02
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to dbxupdate.bin 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 dbxupdate.bin 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace dbxupdate.bin 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 dbxupdate.bin file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\

If the steps did not solve your dbxupdate.bin 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 dbxupdate.bin
System Windows 10
File size 7085 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 0d157dba3d91f8f5a12b39d68d9b4358
SHA1 8d46cc1cd3c3f1729bab6c97b856a9e94da0acb6
SHA256 0a15d385e02757ac103e51f52db5e2bdd3c83b60d8337a9c2ae74fbdb303dd9b
CRC32 979cd432
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\
Filename dbxupdate.bin
System Windows 8.1
File size 4011 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 9275304214f847b261c64e599092c265
SHA1 dfa0e7d8d342f460042986a130c360eab2b47009
SHA256 a1fcafe3ce43172688ab6410140f704c0dfdbed3bf17c1b6ca59021fd979fa97
CRC32 aa5f5439
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\
Filename dbxupdate.bin
System Windows 8
File size 3 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 3d0bd6b5f67f726d0bdb65f88bca374c
SHA1 1b75aa24f743a80bb85cd8cc921c66f779783f1f
SHA256 ffa625f9e301bded2619003e6a2160e2abd0ec6502579786bc872845fe2610fc
CRC32 67921843
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\SecureBootUpdates\