Troubleshoot qmgr0.dat Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

qmgr0.dat file Game Data. 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 qmgr0.dat related errors on your device. You can also download qmgr0.dat file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename qmgr0.dat
File extension DAT
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Game Data
Software
Program Windows 8.1
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8.1
Details
File size 4194304
Oldest file 2008-01-21
Latest file 2013-08-22
qmgr0.dat

There are various types of errors related to qmgr0.dat file. qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • qmgr0.dat is corrupted
  • qmgr0.dat cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - qmgr0.dat
  • qmgr0.dat file error
  • qmgr0.dat file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register qmgr0.dat file:
  • qmgr0.dat file could not be loaded
  • qmgr0.dat file doesn't exist

qmgr0.dat

Error

Application could not be started because qmgr0.dat file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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.

qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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 qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat file

The last solution is to manually download and replace qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of qmgr0.dat file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8.1: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
  • Windows 7: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
  • Windows Vista: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your qmgr0.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 qmgr0.dat
System Windows 8.1
File size 4194304 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 6e41d50bfacb94302f0d43639cdd8f25
SHA1 14cb1a12f1265ca658a3a7edfd1d152fc6a241ae
SHA256 02ffb6db016d143371f780c6665586f2bc8aa326c849a8590a8751960cc262ef
CRC32 641726f6
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
Filename qmgr0.dat
System Windows 7
File size 4194304 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 afbf90f9bf0edd0c4c8d4fb4f60a0436
SHA1 7cbf9266d5c81b12d4ed052932c33fff526051a4
SHA256 df521c494357e4823521529884741bbf487d34a17a1d716e6dbc103e6278066a
CRC32 05cf2102
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
Filename qmgr0.dat
System Windows Vista
File size 4194304 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 613cbe64727cc52fd4b6b5dab55b6f06
SHA1 a4c7babfdb19dc8210d21719dc403a178f847af7
SHA256 03066158f1a78831fb1f47c7f587ea870c7ab7630a788751c9b415d08c6c7534
CRC32 4918a0c4
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\
Filename qmgr0.dat
System Windows 8
File size 4194304 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 6e41d50bfacb94302f0d43639cdd8f25
SHA1 14cb1a12f1265ca658a3a7edfd1d152fc6a241ae
SHA256 02ffb6db016d143371f780c6665586f2bc8aa326c849a8590a8751960cc262ef
CRC32 641726f6
Example file location ---