msorcl32.chm Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

msorcl32.chm file Compiled HTML Help. 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 msorcl32.chm related errors on your device. You can also download msorcl32.chm file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename msorcl32.chm
File extension CHM
Type Compiled HTML Help
Description Compiled HTML Help
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
MIME type application/x-chm
Language cod English (U.S.)
msorcl32.chm

There are various types of errors related to msorcl32.chm file. msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • msorcl32.chm is corrupted
  • msorcl32.chm cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - msorcl32.chm
  • msorcl32.chm file error
  • msorcl32.chm file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register msorcl32.chm file:
  • msorcl32.chm file could not be loaded
  • msorcl32.chm file doesn't exist

msorcl32.chm

Error

Application could not be started because msorcl32.chm file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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.

msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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 msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm file

The last solution is to manually download and replace msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of msorcl32.chm file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your msorcl32.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 msorcl32.chm
System Windows 10
File size 75209 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 c0aa228d770f3c77458deaf45ce6f226
SHA1 620f64d0c800a8b40d3ad203aecf060e863c5b02
SHA256 482811c38ed17d6fb2fbcc60cd3b8f4a89764219585c0c1148e59cc0e25b8931
CRC32 e5be6965
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename msorcl32.chm
System Windows 8
File size 85255 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 167c008564446c185d14b25067de5b2c
SHA1 5115a23780aa3599afa3224c374351643a5b37cf
SHA256 ad06bb66b98d7811ddfa3794e125bbd2c988f142168151a5db6c0651fd2d0561
CRC32 32eacfa3
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename msorcl32.chm
System Windows 7
File size 90909 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 df96312b57d68465f78136298b5c0705
SHA1 9f4d8a13e84e4ac25ca4190280a94bc1d51ebb15
SHA256 5e79d0ab11bff79161dc7c10432805353a02ac9acce5ed68f61e0d52d882f8b9
CRC32 7e310550
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename msorcl32.chm
System Windows Vista
File size 15245 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 1d063f53e8041564998a31a8a381a17b
SHA1 9665cbefd595d22d07c932a594270a75969c0eb4
SHA256 6cf0ae22ac03346ba4599e7b404ae59dc779f075410f5eabb4abb7884d9d0caa
CRC32 5c5174a8
Example file location C:\Windows\Help\mui\0409\
Filename msorcl32.chm
System Windows 8.1
File size 75209 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 c0aa228d770f3c77458deaf45ce6f226
SHA1 620f64d0c800a8b40d3ad203aecf060e863c5b02
SHA256 482811c38ed17d6fb2fbcc60cd3b8f4a89764219585c0c1148e59cc0e25b8931
CRC32 e5be6965
Example file location ---
Filename msorcl32.chm
System Windows XP
File size 15245 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 1d063f53e8041564998a31a8a381a17b
SHA1 9665cbefd595d22d07c932a594270a75969c0eb4
SHA256 6cf0ae22ac03346ba4599e7b404ae59dc779f075410f5eabb4abb7884d9d0caa
CRC32 5c5174a8
Example file location ---