Fix etfsboot.com Errors

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename etfsboot.com
File extension COM
Type Executable Application
Description DOS Command
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 4096
Oldest file 2008-01-21
Latest file 2017-03-18
etfsboot.com

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

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

etfsboot.com

Error

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

OK

Problems related to etfsboot.com 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 etfsboot.com 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace etfsboot.com 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 etfsboot.com file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Boot\DVD\PCAT\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\Boot\DVD\PCAT\
  • Windows 8: ---
  • Windows 7: ---

If the steps did not solve your etfsboot.com 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 etfsboot.com
System Windows 10
File size 4096 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 d4befebf3cef129ac087422b9e912788
SHA1 62313ec73f381c052f2513ca6279cfb5107e98c0
SHA256 f425e135aac26b55e2bac655e62e2ce0b16255226c583d9ab43b2e93e8a6d932
CRC32 6b87f79c
Example file location C:\Windows\Boot\DVD\PCAT\
Filename etfsboot.com
System Windows Vista
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 8e64dfb5944e55b8a200686037925bf6
SHA1 59fb660aad506285e69f34769acf57e9e3a4952c
SHA256 6e06f172d4f9d8e321a2e57b9b88386f9b7b488efb5ecab309ea3e160ecd338f
CRC32 5dee2475
Example file location C:\Windows\Boot\DVD\PCAT\
Filename etfsboot.com
System Windows 8
File size 4096 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 d4befebf3cef129ac087422b9e912788
SHA1 62313ec73f381c052f2513ca6279cfb5107e98c0
SHA256 f425e135aac26b55e2bac655e62e2ce0b16255226c583d9ab43b2e93e8a6d932
CRC32 6b87f79c
Example file location ---
Filename etfsboot.com
System Windows 7
File size 4096 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 d4befebf3cef129ac087422b9e912788
SHA1 62313ec73f381c052f2513ca6279cfb5107e98c0
SHA256 f425e135aac26b55e2bac655e62e2ce0b16255226c583d9ab43b2e93e8a6d932
CRC32 6b87f79c
Example file location ---