sls.cab Informations - Download and Fix

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename sls.cab
File extension CAB
Type Archive
Description Windows Cabinet
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 19560
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-04-24
sls.cab

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

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

sls.cab

Error

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

OK

Problems related to sls.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 sls.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your sls.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 sls.cab
System Windows 10
File size 24321 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 273662a02a3c9abbbae5d91e2da6a40a
SHA1 5cf48a2ff8307177eb9387a8ffaa74747af1cc5a
SHA256 1644a6476d43d2cb8b02a069220f854106c99908b0981f191427dd8b266d9021
CRC32 68380898
Example file location C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
Filename sls.cab
System Windows 10
File size 19560 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a70a7672e2dac0793b550e3e49dec98e
SHA1 25a6619db8e670db332d54619bcf2e14a8c435fb
SHA256 42059e23d9bbd2d4589e37288eea0632a4bc0d702e2e6c58fe1de76c589d1e7e
CRC32 6ac83721
Example file location C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
Filename sls.cab
System Windows 10
File size 19367 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ff3e6c06680a08b010f4cbf129fcc76e
SHA1 8b345ffa0ab970a4e550792e2baf1533313c8aa9
SHA256 0ddbaff53318724f7042f6794ca9b27f71297a9b3fbbf237f1cb7f82bd124554
CRC32 ef9d495d
Example file location C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\SLS\8B24B027-1DEE-BABB-9A95-3517DFB9C552\
Filename sls.cab
System Windows 8.1
File size 30491 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 86d6607aa7beb29939c3797638b56e76
SHA1 848cd4bc978dd05c2a7a1b8a8b5f23a73eae52f4
SHA256 adbf0238eb130e05c5734cf1a0beb369c390a5a6bd6a24ed1236f6caad9a51a0
CRC32 6bd765cb
Example file location ---
Filename sls.cab
System Windows 8.1
File size 15900 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 bedcbeeed1215f0396da114f311efc81
SHA1 fb6946589173bcb811c46f99a34120e6edf948c1
SHA256 e15f27aafa1ea31829bbeea428d34d1a92ebe010af3d399acfcd822039b9a398
CRC32 02374b85
Example file location ---