How to Repair intl.cpl? Download Now

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

intl.cpl file Control Panel DLL. 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 intl.cpl related errors on your device. You can also download intl.cpl file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename intl.cpl
File extension CPL
Description Control Panel DLL
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

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

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



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


Problems related to intl.cpl 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 intl.cpl 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace intl.cpl 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 intl.cpl file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your intl.cpl 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 intl.cpl
System Windows 10
File size 432128 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 82446b21b15441975a1e5a3b6bd233bf
SHA1 478bd2830b4c4aeb00a88a55cf1908f5ecb6bd61
SHA256 88a15eab6cb5bb2050e4c79dae8668d15e371dc027736b821cd6b261fc9475c9
CRC32 3368d5a5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows 8.1
File size 392704 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 8df3a23b5a3a36938667f33a5c6d1f47
SHA1 dd51b6a591919f420d019ee0108b98472298b0bd
SHA256 d59638e68c6ebd8f7f35cc2fd2d89faef8e886269bba30f58144a382f7ece9a1
CRC32 428d6a10
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows 8
File size 389632 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 8b0329323520261c8e4b738255d38245
SHA1 28bbf48bda7551d685d099bdd61a6c951e38be59
SHA256 a66096f3a6e6309ea36b4bea7f6870b546057af2edac2fe9f37ec3d5b04ccba9
CRC32 406c6bd3
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows 7
File size 345088 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0fe24bd8e67f3a6757a5d193a7a9b287
SHA1 412350f4459d8e93790a7aed4751fab96b0da576
SHA256 1e3df084c49d3c4c622d2423150b1aede16552acce909b949459251fc2fddf3c
CRC32 02b373ef
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows 7
File size 373248 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 2c2fbb6dc3ce8faf4ab2f7c6c5071c4c
SHA1 50081bd5878bd2a8a54f6eee5ad97dfb47d0a039
SHA256 fb7a1d08fe2ae16741ba6b0b7527528147b56c6a6307608076108ffcfef0dadd
CRC32 8104f069
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows Vista
File size 362496 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 24864c1836a3912f8bbb0f8138ffc926
SHA1 e6a1ca79bc5612ceea1cd1387b29b09c66472368
SHA256 709c26b021484e4572c5e3e084ecadbd1bbf7c0274bc6bee83d7997b1e9962a6
CRC32 b402ef97
Example file location ---
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows Vista
File size 337408 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 490c755cd179b16e0c9eb7804bd9e578
SHA1 0a3b4603920b4319854796aea2716ddb7b9e444b
SHA256 fb937f26741beeb3f6659ccb01dfd6ccd3e73d1845ae8bee800745005676e4f2
CRC32 509673b3
Example file location ---
Filename intl.cpl
System Windows XP
File size 129536 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 13bb14031a0bb63b2ff301cb777fabc5
SHA1 e896ea66496d57f1ac7fa32cd5ee68632afde51e
SHA256 995bbf474d8a55128218cf67330ae640bf4d12cf903fea63d319e42272b59c56
CRC32 2d18a00d
Example file location ---