AuditNativeSnapIn.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

AuditNativeSnapIn.dll file Audit Policy Group Policy Editor Extension. 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 AuditNativeSnapIn.dll related errors on your device. You can also download AuditNativeSnapIn.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 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 7

File info

General information
Filename AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
File extension DLL
Description Audit Policy Group Policy Editor Extension
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 AuditNativeSnapIn.dll file. AuditNativeSnapIn.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 AuditNativeSnapIn.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to AuditNativeSnapIn.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 AuditNativeSnapIn.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of AuditNativeSnapIn.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 7: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your AuditNativeSnapIn.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 AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
System Windows 10
File size 220672 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 f091210d0f8fbaab85f8f6f5843cea0c
SHA1 b2c5335ef2bfbfa9dc09ebc2fef95203fdfd0433
SHA256 c36f8201752b6fbc3f67de7836655348316df8dc4faa8d5e557b0ce6bef6501e
CRC32 5059d452
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 219648 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 0f533461a46e72a88ac38b3b2558c741
SHA1 dfccc1c92e489824c8d7be679ee4530bdf4ba53b
SHA256 81a2157acb50c00a6f27ae1f0b411585f8306c51266f2eba5f66125070a10e46
CRC32 77a10c2d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
System Windows 8
File size 217600 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3fd1437926ef894472d42b681c8e8b5d
SHA1 864c1f898f9f1b21c63021062d2147f9289961b7
SHA256 a4508ee6a660d7729c4eec8b627dad71f715323f426e72211732612655b79c1d
CRC32 7b981e15
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
System Windows 7
File size 220672 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 0f967eb19837caa0e9678e9983b0b9b4
SHA1 c00ca783f1d21f6780342f8e2171e80fd02b07af
SHA256 86e311248c9d77a98441a79ae4685b755d12d9606334e8b3e0f6f4413f40349f
CRC32 41105525
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename AuditNativeSnapIn.dll
System Windows 7
File size 217088 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ddfe42e15c119157a794447d84b62c2f
SHA1 6ae9ad100fd90d3fd7eb58af24a5ed07c3a1241d
SHA256 e3366bc4d9370e0261f08737dc135747a20db0d1ba0fc5b8872454af3c062a4f
CRC32 703bd8da
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\