Download and Fix chstic.dgml

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

chstic.dgml file Visual Studio Directed Graph Document. 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 chstic.dgml related errors on your device. You can also download chstic.dgml file compatible with Windows 10 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10

File info

General information
Filename chstic.dgml
File extension DGML
Type Developer
Description Visual Studio Directed Graph Document
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 763
Oldest file 2017-03-18
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to chstic.dgml 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 chstic.dgml 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace chstic.dgml 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 chstic.dgml file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\LanguageModel\

If the steps did not solve your chstic.dgml 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 chstic.dgml
System Windows 10
File size 763 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f7bbe202962ad97307625f07206aa900
SHA1 c7b398987c4515c307fb5dc1bfe0061c49fc2fe6
SHA256 8d4463c5ba09813081bb6611136aa13d8b4166970e0ada080a52eee685403c44
CRC32 9f533f62
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\LanguageModel\