AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso - How to Fix? Download Now

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

AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso file Compiled Shader Object. 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 AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso related errors on your device. You can also download AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso file compatible with Windows 10 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10

File info

General information
Filename AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso
File extension CSO
Type 3D Image
Description Compiled Shader Object
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 1092
Oldest file 2017-03-18
Latest file 2017-03-18
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso 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 AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso 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 AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Windows.Photos_16.511.8780.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Lumia.VideoTk\

If the steps did not solve your AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso 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 AlphaBlendingEffectPS_Y.cso
System Windows 10
File size 1092 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 ccf25a741c4fea9b7e5f5251d550e250
SHA1 4b2d05364579523bbcdf88bb863aa99231a09c7b
SHA256 2be2aa5a89f7e1e9d6e0aa7e21dce7111b71f58d1e7030b02762808dfa27d961
CRC32 43b7106e
Example file location C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Windows.Photos_16.511.8780.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Lumia.VideoTk\