bootcat.cache - Repair Issues and Download

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

bootcat.cache file Cache. 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 bootcat.cache related errors on your device. You can also download bootcat.cache file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename bootcat.cache
File extension CACHE
Type Temporary
Description Cache
Software
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
Details
File size 5400089
Oldest file 2008-01-21
Latest file 2017-05-10
bootcat.cache

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

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

bootcat.cache

Error

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

OK

Problems related to bootcat.cache 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 bootcat.cache 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace bootcat.cache 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 bootcat.cache file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your bootcat.cache 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 bootcat.cache
System Windows 10
File size 2195833 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d3b0ee62232baa7b7d733b27cc9f2681
SHA1 70802b3a1c9c649175ae5808a0f8ce39a2bc0c99
SHA256 d78727d9aa878f50c35d7d4f6f118dcd79a2a8f2665b398ccada377ba4e9372f
CRC32 88981e21
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
Filename bootcat.cache
System Windows 8.1
File size 2445418 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 b865c38b5072f6e85fd11a285ff159ff
SHA1 9f46889419f189a7d0af780f697481078a024024
SHA256 527f15a8c88ad915f37aa520b2b1e2d4323dc7a68abc7a6775c166f96f3edfde
CRC32 6874cda2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
Filename bootcat.cache
System Windows 8
File size 2504032 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 1fcc0442c27333d844117e9dabfa8058
SHA1 16120f1dff30c1e6c1aff7e98aab677c92f1cd5f
SHA256 82be67c4673a5efe103588a430bd639514738708ec368c1396d42ca6c09c3ab8
CRC32 b4970df6
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
Filename bootcat.cache
System Windows 7
File size 5400089 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 5d953826b02b9daeb2ee2cef36cabea9
SHA1 d2883157a824c36e4df6a2d578632be9a9bcc2dc
SHA256 09964e586ce92dcd7441d29a9abb40a0f2ed0798ae6833061bfb7bfce470ef30
CRC32 b652f14f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\CodeIntegrity\
Filename bootcat.cache
System Windows Vista
File size 4605994 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 31fe3fa55e9496cfc2aa745d58b4e928
SHA1 ea1d22713533575f665dbe1c54c2c589c44f417f
SHA256 5ee974cf7131e0c94a2af7edd6383d6b88e83e671b8ec17aa56ec737d43057a3
CRC32 4112e26f
Example file location ---
Filename bootcat.cache
System Windows 8
File size 2195833 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d3b0ee62232baa7b7d733b27cc9f2681
SHA1 70802b3a1c9c649175ae5808a0f8ce39a2bc0c99
SHA256 d78727d9aa878f50c35d7d4f6f118dcd79a2a8f2665b398ccada377ba4e9372f
CRC32 88981e21
Example file location ---