Troubleshoot iconcache_16.db Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

iconcache_16.db file Mobile Device Database. 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 iconcache_16.db related errors on your device. You can also download iconcache_16.db file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename iconcache_16.db
File extension DB
Type Database
Description Mobile Device Database
Software
Program Office 2013
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2013
Details
File size 1048576
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10
iconcache_16.db

There are various types of errors related to iconcache_16.db file. iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • iconcache_16.db is corrupted
  • iconcache_16.db cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - iconcache_16.db
  • iconcache_16.db file error
  • iconcache_16.db file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register iconcache_16.db file:
  • iconcache_16.db file could not be loaded
  • iconcache_16.db file doesn't exist

iconcache_16.db

Error

Application could not be started because iconcache_16.db file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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.

iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db file

The last solution is to manually download and replace iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of iconcache_16.db file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 10: C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows 8: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your iconcache_16.db 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 iconcache_16.db
System Windows 10
File size 24 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 419a089e66b9e18ada06c459b000cb4d
SHA1 ed2108a58ba73ac18c3d2bf0d8c1890c2632b05a
SHA256 c48e42e9ab4e25b92c43a7b0416d463b9ff7c69541e4623a39513bc98085f424
CRC32 5359e4bc
Example file location C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename iconcache_16.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 da60c9641d985902a593f8896219cbdd
SHA1 d9bfb8326f0ed06e76d3c4f8119906fe37223a94
SHA256 ee7147227df25c38daa945d602a9de28c9b94f5c930228dc0dfb03867c3de05e
CRC32 2da92baf
Example file location C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename iconcache_16.db
System Windows 10
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 6bde11818ba040f6304e54c8653861bc
SHA1 339700e7e8aa92cb7518920aae0eeff8176d9587
SHA256 28a8f4d2deef95fde1b706d37abf77c3d88473bb43d670fd76443a1ad84b0b52
CRC32 dcdd9c46
Example file location C:\Users\defaultuser0\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\
Filename iconcache_16.db
System Windows 8.1
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 5e22233d297fc121ac9e62b8e96448d9
SHA1 73df7538191cf26ce8382a9faffaf09e31b5069a
SHA256 54ba72dc10849c18931b7ee9189bff40f088ba1f7d34118e18868df5bfb8ac9a
CRC32 b05abacb
Example file location ---
Filename iconcache_16.db
System Windows 8
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 549a2bd89a3c9d73844e179e5910e84c
SHA1 78c24b0d29464d766dba98dacb85e2ec7ae00873
SHA256 af06193436ed7834657566763c0303a4df93de623b25d781903f727d3a11353a
CRC32 b32ab934
Example file location ---
Filename iconcache_16.db
System Windows 8
File size 1048576 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 6bde11818ba040f6304e54c8653861bc
SHA1 339700e7e8aa92cb7518920aae0eeff8176d9587
SHA256 28a8f4d2deef95fde1b706d37abf77c3d88473bb43d670fd76443a1ad84b0b52
CRC32 dcdd9c46
Example file location ---