How to Download and Fix DAO360.CHM?

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

DAO360.CHM file Compiled HTML Help. 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 DAO360.CHM related errors on your device. You can also download DAO360.CHM file compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename DAO360.CHM
File extension CHM
Type Compiled HTML Help
Description Compiled HTML Help
Program Office 2007
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2007
Oldest file 2017-05-10
Latest file 2017-05-10

There are various types of errors related to DAO360.CHM file. DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • DAO360.CHM is corrupted
  • DAO360.CHM cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - DAO360.CHM
  • DAO360.CHM file error
  • DAO360.CHM file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register DAO360.CHM file:
  • DAO360.CHM file could not be loaded
  • DAO360.CHM file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because DAO360.CHM file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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.

DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM file

The last solution is to manually download and replace DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of DAO360.CHM file example directory paths.

  • Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\OFFICE12\1033\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10\1033\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10\1033\

If the steps did not solve your DAO360.CHM 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 DAO360.CHM
System Windows Vista
File size 0 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e
SHA1 da39a3ee5e6b4b0d3255bfef95601890afd80709
SHA256 e3b0c44298fc1c149afbf4c8996fb92427ae41e4649b934ca495991b7852b855
CRC32 00000000
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\OFFICE12\1033\
Filename DAO360.CHM
System Windows XP
File size 572320 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 7bafbac647c78a712185214c3667f212
SHA1 943e4e51e227fc7f2cd1ef42aa0499a80266e5c0
SHA256 84772cf0f319de6de9d04a357169f433de698e1c8d92bd1ca8d898b52dc1cb71
CRC32 a493be23
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10\1033\
Filename DAO360.CHM
System Windows XP
File size 581480 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 e7b7363d1dfeccaf044c5cece8f3b1b3
SHA1 83f0ff9fd3d2926f4862b007bab4b833f1b23696
SHA256 119d97df2d6260b48d001eaf1d827e32e147e526636b6b80a21ecfd10ac8e3a2
CRC32 15aac202
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10\1033\