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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename RacMetaData.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 8
Oldest file 2010-11-21
Latest file 2017-05-10
RacMetaData.dat

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

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

RacMetaData.dat

Error

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

OK

Problems related to RacMetaData.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 RacMetaData.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 8.1: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\
  • Windows 7: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\
  • Windows 8: ---
  • Windows 7: ---

If the steps did not solve your RacMetaData.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 RacMetaData.dat
System Windows 8.1
File size 4 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 8e59278233ffcd56fbb401d2be6b881d
SHA1 245cb7a5cd5c462eba94d74d264b7befd6d40318
SHA256 41150275a1b9cd07cb7b1ca9f3e3afa7e420859c128cc754512d3a3b648cfb92
CRC32 0d8fecf5
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\
Filename RacMetaData.dat
System Windows 7
File size 8 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 896dd6374259bc9338e1665164458347
SHA1 19e89499b3c82ba0d87cf09cc3f03cdf1965a854
SHA256 3465c2b485a4bf81275339119be1a79c7313fc900d2e29ff93cde1bdffc64404
CRC32 eed38052
Example file location C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\
Filename RacMetaData.dat
System Windows 8
File size 4 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 8e59278233ffcd56fbb401d2be6b881d
SHA1 245cb7a5cd5c462eba94d74d264b7befd6d40318
SHA256 41150275a1b9cd07cb7b1ca9f3e3afa7e420859c128cc754512d3a3b648cfb92
CRC32 0d8fecf5
Example file location ---
Filename RacMetaData.dat
System Windows 7
File size 4 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 8e59278233ffcd56fbb401d2be6b881d
SHA1 245cb7a5cd5c462eba94d74d264b7befd6d40318
SHA256 41150275a1b9cd07cb7b1ca9f3e3afa7e420859c128cc754512d3a3b648cfb92
CRC32 0d8fecf5
Example file location ---