FontCache-System.dat - How to Fix? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

FontCache-System.dat file Game Data. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of FontCache-System.dat related errors on your device. You can also download FontCache-System.dat file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename FontCache-System.dat
File extension DAT
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Game Data
Software
Program Office 2010
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2010
Details
File size 382588
Oldest file 2010-11-21
Latest file 2017-05-10
FontCache-System.dat

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

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

FontCache-System.dat

Error

Application could not be started because FontCache-System.dat file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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.

FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat file

The last solution is to manually download and replace FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of FontCache-System.dat file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your FontCache-System.dat 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 FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 10
File size 311926 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 f1a647b929bd6fd4b75549fe57772704
SHA1 87b4f1f4f5c43006986d7fe8ed83d745dd041c5b
SHA256 327f32b1c0eaf524643f85ee14ee70efb6b114bc178fe39007714bdee8405b91
CRC32 c08db9ef
Example file location C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 10
File size 616320 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d00671dd6f3b9b1082e577903c636c14
SHA1 edfa04f3e1d9c1fdd4d9300d347e7193616b2fbe
SHA256 e0ef7cd3affa1a1e3d9c20ca9bc622bbdb22d021831abcba8e8f76152621815e
CRC32 c63f9007
Example file location C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 8.1
File size 420420 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 187ae90484a6f50b053532f4d8da297e
SHA1 2478748c99297cdebe197044d58b827d5cd075df
SHA256 9585209dd1802327e9df15ac26c494bf7cdf04e663a7921bd9f802f6d46a54cd
CRC32 c007ddf1
Example file location C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 8
File size 361588 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 6abe92f00f26ed9ce44378a4d898bb6f
SHA1 f57d3203e6243dc41a0c313d29aed9b2c5a9be2c
SHA256 f2ba34d8fd1c1801ed8ef179c7995899c8385dd27c54fc71b501d497a67c4c7d
CRC32 318401ea
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 7
File size 226304 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 84e6d23d45ec274c646f2a927034e28f
SHA1 78905579a5abe0b5deef847daa33730d1772ac9d
SHA256 63c27935488dec84f3aec7988fc7aab8dbe1d242a6b4d614a445fc2de92f3d20
CRC32 08a7ae7c
Example file location ---
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 7
File size 382588 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 5885e2ec676a3c9d3b9be7abeafd31c8
SHA1 79abd5452ad50a703bec72268afe31423ad100a1
SHA256 e54662b9301c4634e2db0dafe379f12b3f31dfe03c78c4b0e165965c9f077f78
CRC32 9033faae
Example file location ---
Filename FontCache-System.dat
System Windows 8
File size 616320 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d00671dd6f3b9b1082e577903c636c14
SHA1 edfa04f3e1d9c1fdd4d9300d347e7193616b2fbe
SHA256 e0ef7cd3affa1a1e3d9c20ca9bc622bbdb22d021831abcba8e8f76152621815e
CRC32 c63f9007
Example file location ---