StaticCache.dat - Repair Issues and Download

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

StaticCache.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 StaticCache.dat related errors on your device. You can also download StaticCache.dat file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename StaticCache.dat
File extension DAT
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Game Data
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 18087936
Oldest file 2009-06-10
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to StaticCache.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 StaticCache.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Fonts\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Fonts\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Fonts\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\Fonts\

If the steps did not solve your StaticCache.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 StaticCache.dat
System Windows 10
File size 18087936 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 6ca8d3b9da7f4ae959d9906c661fe378
SHA1 ed9b598b2118a3e01073e50c02a7fd22d4fcd1e3
SHA256 8733e1e045c484cca447f934e2bbb86e96fedf94a7376aae49afe658eee57260
CRC32 844c12b7
Example file location C:\Windows\Fonts\
Filename StaticCache.dat
System Windows 8.1
File size 15138816 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 e64420db5d7e8ff64df6576a53695bf9
SHA1 3dda1a6708a5f632aee8dd7be4e63521a57de392
SHA256 40d6901be40ab2cfeecd60df09e09a8af6acd878a70bd4ef41eea0c54c9b7481
CRC32 607b3bf3
Example file location C:\Windows\Fonts\
Filename StaticCache.dat
System Windows 8
File size 13303808 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 1b73969c35ad1c31cc8e8071fc5a1929
SHA1 062f736dee465f0d90424503f3249095ccd2491f
SHA256 6cc65a322469291068ac301c8efe93a7919b15b4f1acf58bdb92a7ffa83d1fc2
CRC32 7823dd33
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Fonts\
Filename StaticCache.dat
System Windows 7
File size 9633792 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 3c7516556aaaae6758768a39ae09b496
SHA1 ab935886e962a6e8318d4d58b20fab18f3abe337
SHA256 e9d39acf578c85df775a506285884fdc38a3b53df4cdad5f9f0c5f4d95856f24
CRC32 7c076a0e
Example file location C:\Windows\Fonts\