Download package_2.cab to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

package_2.cab file Windows Cabinet. 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 package_2.cab related errors on your device. You can also download package_2.cab file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename package_2.cab
File extension CAB
Type Archive
Description Windows Cabinet
Software
Program Windows XP
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version XP
Details
File size 19854
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24
package_2.cab

There are various types of errors related to package_2.cab file. package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • package_2.cab is corrupted
  • package_2.cab cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - package_2.cab
  • package_2.cab file error
  • package_2.cab file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register package_2.cab file:
  • package_2.cab file could not be loaded
  • package_2.cab file doesn't exist

package_2.cab

Error

Application could not be started because package_2.cab file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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.

package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab file

The last solution is to manually download and replace package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of package_2.cab file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\PackageStore\

If the steps did not solve your package_2.cab 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 package_2.cab
System Windows XP
File size 19854 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 817dc032cc5ce35bbb2655eb6a1f04f4
SHA1 b8fbd0076ff184a49075f47678d22b9956954077
SHA256 7420b74de560be53c294ac3f8c3e6ca9cda0298940ff7131a7ec0f0656634457
CRC32 2e2b0e8e
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\PackageStore\