Download audiosrv.dll to Fix Errors

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

audiosrv.dll file Windows Audio Service. 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 audiosrv.dll related errors on your device. You can also download audiosrv.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, 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 Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename audiosrv.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Audio Service
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 audiosrv.dll file. audiosrv.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 audiosrv.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to audiosrv.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 audiosrv.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of audiosrv.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\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your audiosrv.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 audiosrv.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1127936 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 fa4dfe9549eaf0ef6735129656e88561
SHA1 f8c494f105625725e74f5fdfa4035757570afd1a
SHA256 5d3e1ae17b1987afe3e3b7deecffb48d514cb1793eb4221090ddbaaff52c7dda
CRC32 5c1ad21c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename audiosrv.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 694272 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 ca6d6c5491add0ad73cb4fa452d30c85
SHA1 014e0287d29d36d843003fdf8aa238861833fc61
SHA256 0528bbc4061f5be43056a4ee39a24c86869eba3ece8b58ca689a0c7aeb005703
CRC32 bfd7a98a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename audiosrv.dll
System Windows 8
File size 596992 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 c6283c0beb1e2cce58f0703dcab13987
SHA1 60c0d2846f37f16fdb44e19d386be8417c50e9c1
SHA256 f5e60f88fd3e5fdc62dd9fdd03a26135c789a9811833199ebad9b9a70f62b17a
CRC32 f1514676
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename audiosrv.dll
System Windows 7
File size 679424 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 f23fef6d569fce88671949894a8becf1
SHA1 41104827e4238661e05ab2a78d69087e1baeb339
SHA256 fce7b156ed663471cf9a736915f00302e93b50fc647563d235313a37fce8f0f6
CRC32 5bb890a4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename audiosrv.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 446464 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 79318c744693ec983d20e9337a2f8196
SHA1 d3cc5d1a5f5af3e305ee359b9d27cb6f1d4ee43c
SHA256 94226786ef8a101c2e805c6ba3c1cf46628baf1afcecbc1fab7a7e7e5e642608
CRC32 3f60661c
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename audiosrv.dll
System Windows XP
File size 42496 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 def7a7882bec100fe0b2ce2549188f9d
SHA1 8daf0f7cf979df9fe7634b3eb64f21dd430e9bc7
SHA256 462c95b63d0a1058291a2dc8cbfcb13d7d74ccd1ca43b613a7eb43d49e3276f8
CRC32 c5fa3821
Example file location ---