Troubleshoot IMJPNM.DIC Errors and Download File

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

IMJPNM.DIC file Microsoft IME System Dictionary. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of IMJPNM.DIC related errors on your device. You can also download IMJPNM.DIC file compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
File extension DIC
Description Microsoft IME System Dictionary
Program Microsoft(R) IME
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod Japanese

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

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



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


Problems related to IMJPNM.DIC 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 IMJPNM.DIC 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace IMJPNM.DIC 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 IMJPNM.DIC file.

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\IME\IMEJP10\DICTS\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\IME\IMEJP10\DICTS\

If the steps did not solve your IMJPNM.DIC 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

System Windows 7
File size 10779504 bytes
Date 2009-06-10
File details
MD5 8ded9c904fc89300a0d41b6075dda703
SHA1 79a086f7d19f575db1bf61dbc821d311b39134a0
SHA256 8d5b5fc6d4e7f6402a31082f3b42870bc6577a287edf256a4cc3fadf2d2df24f
CRC32 75833c44
Example file location C:\Windows\IME\IMEJP10\DICTS\
System Windows Vista
File size 10779448 bytes
Date 2006-09-18
File details
MD5 ee130d5873017dbbe3f066600796714e
SHA1 f9cd415ca7c83b9a22463bbb5937de4738b63c90
SHA256 8b6dc7ee5011474cfde03d0424f9c50591a6cb9522cf950309d10aea5bb80e28
CRC32 c712174b
Example file location C:\Windows\IME\IMEJP10\DICTS\