Troubleshoot ACCTRES.dll Errors and Download File

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

ACCTRES.dll file Microsoft Internet Account Manager Resources. 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 ACCTRES.dll related errors on your device. You can also download ACCTRES.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename ACCTRES.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Internet Account Manager Resources
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

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

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



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


Problems related to ACCTRES.dll 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 ACCTRES.dll 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace ACCTRES.dll 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 ACCTRES.dll file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your ACCTRES.dll 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 ACCTRES.dll
System Windows 10
File size 39936 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 35aa92423b0d23c697eb6f42985b560f
SHA1 e5036f8b429e6c6d390b81932052f7421431a993
SHA256 59502633d6597f3091716a899f49a326817360214739de5ff7fc0bde9869c3f9
CRC32 ef4e63ec
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 39424 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 fa969fb1d988cdf5db22bd4751bcde6b
SHA1 34a1eeba1b05b8ef07e48377007b9bbdb74f0002
SHA256 0062c0a17d2101d4cdd6c2a8cf6928b941b43ff02c328afe5deddc23cfc14b55
CRC32 268c00f1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows 8
File size 39424 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 4063bfb5671e5a1dc77dc393a709602f
SHA1 42b6d46c8ef3f645ac39615cda8aea02c23f13de
SHA256 9b9a02eb36059f23b50fdc7d5ed939dfe25a1715be087ecef0b407ed416ad455
CRC32 a7ecb136
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows 7
File size 39424 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 494e31f87662c486ef2f2048d599ac46
SHA1 d360cd0faa4e7a163796b48e817095a105c75350
SHA256 770fc0c01d7b705278282c7a010ba34edf26abd81ad04879e3383bc9f07c90ab
CRC32 5d87d17c
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows 7
File size 39424 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 540147995d966c87dd562f6ef67c7ed1
SHA1 6fba3a718c506a33387abe5d8d41bccb2c765ff6
SHA256 ca578be451cc9ea1b2fe919eefba6727c42e527cbed27a743c9e7dc4a7de64ce
CRC32 69d8859b
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 39424 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 58f57f2f2133a2a77607c8ccc9a30f73
SHA1 e8d2a291051bc314102b43be676f3d2c6676496e
SHA256 764291e31ace4c43c294ffd00de452777f3635b518eaf3067ae1cf175fddf7d0
CRC32 ffea8db8
Example file location ---
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 39424 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 e9421b31d6e26e2e05a072c9ccbe4eb5
SHA1 4511d49a2af120b4d4f0a3e13ed294a126fba59f
SHA256 5200335b7b617fa2662d855d267b0681430e8328074d9430d0a8abe4752aa9cc
CRC32 3f21dde4
Example file location ---
Filename ACCTRES.dll
System Windows XP
File size 64512 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 441086f355f0dea94621984c9a3be765
SHA1 3caf58d146c4fdfe928204ee886ec77e5c6b7aa9
SHA256 d9d52f8991119dc841661f1c4e498fa0bae213a535778dc96db14e132a58edbb
CRC32 1834ab9a
Example file location ---