Troubleshoot aeinv.dll Errors and Download File

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

aeinv.dll file Application Experience Program Inventory Component. 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 aeinv.dll related errors on your device. You can also download aeinv.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename aeinv.dll
File extension DLL
Description Application Experience Program Inventory Component
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 aeinv.dll file. aeinv.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 aeinv.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to aeinv.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 aeinv.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your aeinv.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 aeinv.dll
System Windows 10
File size 995232 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 27cc11de276b9a689b3fcee480914709
SHA1 ef6985bc7ed1d31e99643a309aa2a6568286a353
SHA256 b216b885357ae7b80c3d652a8e3fdc94bda4ca9a576402bf797f07219ba8ed9e
CRC32 bbe8151b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename aeinv.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 446464 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 61ef6c2341804c46927039f85400741d
SHA1 3dc3731ce36652de94848310d867a6483c513eea
SHA256 0229f5a4d61249f42f6e78f99d2bb2ef3ba220d1f2a5bfaf7853ac81a50611b9
CRC32 d34e86a5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename aeinv.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 319488 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 79de160b9cfc21c08ae279ac7c4bea5b
SHA1 938b97aa4581b50154007e3be7b9b6d45fd0ec91
SHA256 c6b95225cc5618b8cda83857af6f2d3d5269378a0114e8ee21bc9c8e49b22e2e
CRC32 1eba16a4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename aeinv.dll
System Windows 8
File size 442880 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5f11b5b8d675728ea9fa189f3de5c5bf
SHA1 2741706446139b0b62966e31281b2103e2a5df93
SHA256 0eb097b9f5a894a5279ef456fb81008531fe0de57bf51d36af15980d7b6ff6dc
CRC32 f3a9302c
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename aeinv.dll
System Windows 7
File size 424448 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 1f137ac28556d4507f97f736b0ac7d45
SHA1 6e0dc743316ee7d57908f6211c78b28c24d568aa
SHA256 f718a8661be822e03ac31a4495f7f7bcd3f7685f97b44d81459f3f23abf0e376
CRC32 f14ca316
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\