3C2STAGL.DIB - How to Fix? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

3C2STAGL.DIB file Device Independent Bitmap. 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 3C2STAGL.DIB related errors on your device. You can also download 3C2STAGL.DIB file compatible with Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename 3C2STAGL.DIB
File extension DIB
Type Raster Image
Description Device Independent Bitmap
Program Office XP
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Software version XP
File size 14966
Oldest file 2017-05-10
MIME type image/bmp

There are various types of errors related to 3C2STAGL.DIB file. 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • 3C2STAGL.DIB is corrupted
  • 3C2STAGL.DIB cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - 3C2STAGL.DIB
  • 3C2STAGL.DIB file error
  • 3C2STAGL.DIB file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register 3C2STAGL.DIB file:
  • 3C2STAGL.DIB file could not be loaded
  • 3C2STAGL.DIB file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because 3C2STAGL.DIB file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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.

3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB file

The last solution is to manually download and replace 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of 3C2STAGL.DIB file example directory paths.

  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\1033\Pages\3c2stagl.tem\

If the steps did not solve your 3C2STAGL.DIB 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 3C2STAGL.DIB
System Windows XP
File size 14966 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 2812d0f0b8a8ff3dc8584ee4a6dbf97f
SHA1 c9270925a2fe1b0d17186da3131d0465a6bebdd2
SHA256 844e95f0ec8f9834d15ac78a89f5c7c85c2f6ff2528ce7b8a42e22b9375f3cd3
CRC32 82c339ed
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\1033\Pages\3c2stagl.tem\