wpa.dbl Informations - Download and Fix

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

wpa.dbl file Microsoft Windows XP Product Activation 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 wpa.dbl related errors on your device. You can also download wpa.dbl file compatible with Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename wpa.dbl
File extension DBL
Type System
Description Microsoft Windows XP Product Activation Data
Program Office 2003
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version 2003
File size 2278
Oldest file 2017-04-24
Latest file 2017-05-10

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

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



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


Problems related to wpa.dbl 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 wpa.dbl 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace wpa.dbl 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 wpa.dbl file.

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

  • Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your wpa.dbl 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 wpa.dbl
System Windows XP
File size 2278 bytes
Date 2017-04-24
File details
MD5 1f3187ffa1e3e5c2ba6de070001c1c43
SHA1 423a087a73eba7b96e6f71d11ce1d0db289f3210
SHA256 a44a328551b08929884b3cc3cb38d55a9ec8c810974aab815bc7a859e499d0ec
CRC32 1d20dec2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename wpa.dbl
System Windows XP
File size 2278 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 35999cf9f2393f4ceb82c688ab5c9ca3
SHA1 5b37350b681883c4c8035ad8200c6b2117b77b8c
SHA256 5645b973302b320703ce654abf63959ecc2ef8f0a378636e16ac60e431faa802
CRC32 0301ba7e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename wpa.dbl
System Windows XP
File size 2278 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 facb51882a0fa9764ad93708e80abbaa
SHA1 ed1fb668b865b81de6aaf00bf2400bf18f6eee07
SHA256 35ab0ab25e1ae113c7e7325ef2fcdf6a77d8febf1c4f8a649edad990e6f3fb49
CRC32 6a6186d7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename wpa.dbl
System Windows XP
File size 2278 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 03286b9310617184c40ebd4845edde38
SHA1 af53b869381ddb0a5b3bc0b62d28f014895a61d6
SHA256 9f621e1a09bd23ad226cef7c79d15925d61775b1268ce0c3a7176ac97a75fba3
CRC32 0812d8c0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\