FW_3573.bin - How to Fix? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin related errors on your device. You can also download FW_3573.bin file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename FW_3573.bin
File extension BIN
Type Executable Application
Description Binary Disk Image
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 4096
Oldest file 2013-06-18
Latest file 2017-03-18

There are various types of errors related to FW_3573.bin file. FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • FW_3573.bin is corrupted
  • FW_3573.bin cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - FW_3573.bin
  • FW_3573.bin file error
  • FW_3573.bin file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register FW_3573.bin file:
  • FW_3573.bin file could not be loaded
  • FW_3573.bin file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because FW_3573.bin file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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.

FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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 FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin file

The last solution is to manually download and replace FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of FW_3573.bin file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netr28u.inf_x86_c9e7a874d4f8a2db\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netr28u.inf_x86_0e3789441377209e\

If the steps did not solve your FW_3573.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 FW_3573.bin
System Windows 10
File size 4096 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c4eabbfc47523a71e520cc8c9ae3e32e
SHA1 0d8c716365b6e7f4e6cfaf54cb688465d4e1b2ee
SHA256 b3243a07ec01a7e6c9b7694b025b83cf7e071c552f739d4535145dd86d3ebeac
CRC32 8a596c01
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netr28u.inf_x86_c9e7a874d4f8a2db\
Filename FW_3573.bin
System Windows 8.1
File size 4096 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 a469e292974fed0bae425627393bed33
SHA1 f35c39d8415bc7142739c93224a028d5ad09858a
SHA256 dc17b7f77ac973aa4b24c30431ceb0a3c6736a9539a3121e772743aa7519f373
CRC32 e7a98482
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\netr28u.inf_x86_0e3789441377209e\