telephon.cpl - How to Fix? Download Now

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

telephon.cpl file Telephony Control Panel. 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 telephon.cpl related errors on your device. You can also download telephon.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 telephon.cpl
File extension CPL
Description Telephony Control Panel
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 telephon.cpl file. telephon.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 telephon.cpl file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to telephon.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 telephon.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of telephon.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 telephon.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 telephon.cpl
System Windows 10
File size 107520 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 1215b12d1582d65783841c2b4a25ad57
SHA1 0c6c03233fbcf6c2a1e1ba4f69a861c3dee6c9c6
SHA256 ca2faa916ef86974411c2e93bd96035aba187d2ed674a82480b75c391380368a
CRC32 d42cd215
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows 8.1
File size 107008 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 9926bff7669526a4419d8272c4f428c4
SHA1 9b246e573a6562e68d3b47ecc21d8250efe80429
SHA256 5071f8263194834f143a673a399160a439ab8f16d2422c9d542879e5a533e85b
CRC32 836c29a3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows 8
File size 107008 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 acd0ad57ab623f104961efc8d351e7a0
SHA1 11fef35256b2e74c246474144eaf165c7bc1d7ee
SHA256 130b311895059aabdd9f758216cd8b506563e885525efc483a0d5c3f17b59836
CRC32 a8b4ead5
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows 7
File size 106496 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0386ff59d0f5c1cde453a3780353069f
SHA1 ce73ab0884b0d6b3bedf358615c0b473292e1557
SHA256 4068af01dff321e9d0a6633a689c48e09a60c94a7009b5b2d11954f7a2f1df05
CRC32 05fa3ad6
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows 7
File size 108032 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 6e9bf5a8cd471d66e1154ccb640b0aa0
SHA1 670f7c705abcb12a949a5061a5dc489a5c48ced4
SHA256 90ee37ec5bca7240a965f7e7de288ef785e61756495a10a0e6bac41ce7d9ce7b
CRC32 de01531d
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows Vista
File size 107520 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 059e8237844e2a619ff1278669078633
SHA1 dd06dc923a809a708a495f4d54c7ca3f490d01cf
SHA256 7cde46f9457617c8bd74f7bb903382c87eced66c69ba56d143ac14043bf92dad
CRC32 3c3e7f69
Example file location ---
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows Vista
File size 106496 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6848e8a26794d7d3aab0da86816b8e1e
SHA1 101376f021d959c062e0e6448c083806cd7593bf
SHA256 06731bb1d494f1c0bf915276e4f07ff4b5ac6ab04a33aa0c392bce1108f58c2f
CRC32 df015633
Example file location ---
Filename telephon.cpl
System Windows XP
File size 28160 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 56062c7cf2c8ad68d30925127ae2cd35
SHA1 354c09679e54678e7e3d1002a14e4ae3238e1c4b
SHA256 ad7a6d3a6eca994ce550362455fdeb0a71529994fa926ad70032ff0a4174a1e8
CRC32 663b19f3
Example file location ---