AcWinRT.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

AcWinRT.dll file Dynamic Link Library. 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 AcWinRT.dll related errors on your device. You can also download AcWinRT.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename AcWinRT.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 31232
Oldest file 2012-07-26
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to AcWinRT.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 AcWinRT.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\AppPatch\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\AppPatch\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\AppPatch\

If the steps did not solve your AcWinRT.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 AcWinRT.dll
System Windows 10
File size 31232 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b8a38a4fefa74f1e421e8b811a91d6c4
SHA1 10d1409255f2e56905b3328f7dfb89b13c765bff
SHA256 093ee5dd35c20baeefe6a47d96e0ba0deb94f81ff29ca551f1b98fb507cd461a
CRC32 a7512526
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\
Filename AcWinRT.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 8704 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3d580a09f8a7d5eb35ac0ff7fe761b98
SHA1 03855d340bbea400606c76f6037853d09091de5b
SHA256 f3287561d4ce3c6522b9bb2606bdafd48fb7f2c524e95b4f1d312733d9aab29e
CRC32 5170326d
Example file location C:\Windows\AppPatch\
Filename AcWinRT.dll
System Windows 8
File size 9216 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f0f7b30cb0d002e088d1dbecee4eeabd
SHA1 f0ae037efa8d9d582d27cffd4820f6f661e7437e
SHA256 f901eb0e28fc012f5bd009091d73ec8e83fe3866dcf2f0c928e5700855649909
CRC32 45a5ccfc
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\AppPatch\