How to Repair SFLISTW8.dat? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat related errors on your device. You can also download SFLISTW8.dat file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename SFLISTW8.dat
File extension DAT
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Game Data
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 2608968
Oldest file 2012-06-02
Latest file 2017-03-18

There are various types of errors related to SFLISTW8.dat file. SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • SFLISTW8.dat is corrupted
  • SFLISTW8.dat cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - SFLISTW8.dat
  • SFLISTW8.dat file error
  • SFLISTW8.dat file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register SFLISTW8.dat file:
  • SFLISTW8.dat file could not be loaded
  • SFLISTW8.dat file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because SFLISTW8.dat file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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.

SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat file

The last solution is to manually download and replace SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of SFLISTW8.dat file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\

If the steps did not solve your SFLISTW8.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 SFLISTW8.dat
System Windows 10
File size 2608968 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 b3f57a68fd2c6b16bdea6abc93e8ae67
SHA1 29f753794d8635051edaf54cf5b36d5b5d1497ee
SHA256 965bcd77c79201bc9af90e6bf972933e4958c2d3fe65650752506c3eda1c0215
CRC32 951c6d21
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\
Filename SFLISTW8.dat
System Windows 8.1
File size 2605766 bytes
Date 2013-07-18
File details
MD5 36bf8932c76f76de100fdd2fa2470a28
SHA1 54566baf20c1df40c19e3ab54064640a9644d880
SHA256 8fb01d9480c0ae2132ad1d2bac9dbbed3b1ba94eca90ba1a55f8bbbc3a2c334f
CRC32 34a4d189
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\
Filename SFLISTW8.dat
System Windows 8
File size 2682542 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 71d2fd65dcdf704c17caedffee045e72
SHA1 abdd6349fb9e83175d3e70a6c0c9244d5b85ba98
SHA256 ad434846aab324c0a24024c03428a146fc9889977acad854676f0621cb9f9c50
CRC32 f8fe25df
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\