How to Download and Fix WWPAB.CNV?

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

WWPAB.CNV file Address Book Converter. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of WWPAB.CNV related errors on your device. You can also download WWPAB.CNV file compatible with Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename WWPAB.CNV
File extension CNV
Description Address Book Converter
Program Microsoft Address Converters
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright © 1994-2000 Microsoft Corp.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)

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

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



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


Problems related to WWPAB.CNV 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 WWPAB.CNV 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace WWPAB.CNV 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 WWPAB.CNV file.

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

  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\

If the steps did not solve your WWPAB.CNV 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 WWPAB.CNV
System Windows XP
File size 53248 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 82d3a586f8d2dacd1d240891f65856d9
SHA1 467873dc78f0fa022a5898cc5773c505e7f8a6da
SHA256 a69edd9e4b5127793a7d6402b83c55598a38f3089de42fd226e80493ef7bf823
CRC32 03904184
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\
Filename WWPAB.CNV
System Windows XP
File size 34304 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 65d7d51c5d68d32d73c184ba2ce9f424
SHA1 fe5534788dd158f2b41a2b7b4f4236295f8547ee
SHA256 f810905839de44b8ca1aa3f8453e9e5fd804b094f53c5a7f645d93afd10e3b96
CRC32 ebe5cdcb
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\