AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL - Repair Issues and Download

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

AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file Microsoft OneNote Audio Search API Front End. 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 AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft OneNote Audio Search API Front End
Program Microsoft OneNote
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod Neutral

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

  • AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL cannot be located
  • AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file:
  • AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file could not be loaded
  • AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file doesn't exist



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


Problems related to AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.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 AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.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 AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.DLL file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your AUDIOSEARCHSAPIFE.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

System Windows 10
File size 2186360 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 f8faee22a1bd10a16fb172c9ad6a6c9a
SHA1 1bf79c583e5fde60f577d05d315f218af513ddf6
SHA256 ee76a00dd266939508eaeb1e4edc543ac4b1ef568936417f29aeb1a7bbe0a808
CRC32 59fb625a
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
System Windows 7
File size 2182040 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 5d7d8a2f26ec9a2db41e236012526c16
SHA1 f279d3603115f0991bec0ab18f47a91649f34046
SHA256 f59d281ec1b666e753bfcae303bbbc690e429603a478644d0d6b0b41917db270
CRC32 f78c628a
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\
System Windows 8
File size 2186360 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 f8faee22a1bd10a16fb172c9ad6a6c9a
SHA1 1bf79c583e5fde60f577d05d315f218af513ddf6
SHA256 ee76a00dd266939508eaeb1e4edc543ac4b1ef568936417f29aeb1a7bbe0a808
CRC32 59fb625a
Example file location ---