adfsmig.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

adfsmig.dll file ADFS Migration Plugin dll. 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 adfsmig.dll related errors on your device. You can also download adfsmig.dll file compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename adfsmig.dll
File extension DLL
Description ADFS Migration Plugin dll
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 adfsmig.dll file. adfsmig.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 adfsmig.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to adfsmig.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 adfsmig.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 8: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your adfsmig.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 adfsmig.dll
System Windows 8
File size 72704 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 30da41cac3a1d40c55aced8a8a2a426a
SHA1 2834860c284681bcf0436985a4ff3d9e892c778d
SHA256 615b833c94804ab2b1af2df7f8e6091ffb053d2ece21b16ff996dbcf0b1d2c1f
CRC32 aa00aa26
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
Filename adfsmig.dll
System Windows 7
File size 90112 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 2153962fafa07609bfd1c17377d46559
SHA1 b5aa31c640764a311f05d6fa877512c888da3b81
SHA256 a133f6fbf36a4c07e48c46fcd4b18d66823f1b2b73b624c501886d4acdc7e700
CRC32 ed06b0b0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
Filename adfsmig.dll
System Windows 7
File size 74752 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ffdbedd022a17ca4c7cecf39ca8b6a6c
SHA1 296b57c70ec0dd918895136a6b2e6d918530e52f
SHA256 218007eaed04220278239acd3cea3fe9840edd5d3f2ba0aa79bb8a6668a1849a
CRC32 079cf29e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migwiz\dlmanifests\Microsoft-Windows-ADFS-DL\
Filename adfsmig.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 150016 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 43cefccc5a50759d99e7111507b83ed4
SHA1 2727f81b835f2b7e3e68b0d92bf39a8445c35b64
SHA256 71f3e6a8ad1f6a52735ff2f7a6320b185dc566ff0bfeec83ef849940b26488cb
CRC32 eff22597
Example file location ---
Filename adfsmig.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 165888 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 5c113d5bfa4d9f3817882a7bc0788ec5
SHA1 bf2d5f6d09592ee8bacf9600f90ecb87027499ae
SHA256 fd50bbd70237e96eb38e9653a4c3140b376d972759ef7520fc7d32763f2c1690
CRC32 8f94f195
Example file location ---