Fix PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso Errors

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

PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso related errors on your device. You can also download PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso file compatible with Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso
File extension CSO
Type 3D Image
Description Compiled Shader Object
Program Windows 8.1
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8.1
File size 828
Oldest file 2013-06-18
Latest file 2013-06-18
Fix File Errors

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

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



Application could not be started because PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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.

PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso file

The last solution is to manually download and replace PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso file.

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

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Camera\D3DCaptureTrackerComponent\

If the steps did not solve your PC-bkg-pixelshader.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 PC-bkg-pixelshader.cso
System Windows 8.1
File size 828 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 10b5e8335e4b12233f812e2ca88b10ee
SHA1 a0bf8cb266facd389bec9af4521d3bc5eb92cb4b
SHA256 7b3cd87fd12101036d972f0a2629954d0b0e43a45f6572d731dc8525d4d86ee1
CRC32 720394a5
Example file location C:\Windows\Camera\D3DCaptureTrackerComponent\