AUTOSHAP.DLL Troubleshoot and Download

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

AUTOSHAP.DLL file MS Office Global MediaStore Elements re AutoShap. 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 AUTOSHAP.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download AUTOSHAP.DLL file compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
File extension DLL
Description MS Office Global MediaStore Elements re AutoShap
Program MS Office Global MediaStore Elements re AutoShap
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
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 AUTOSHAP.DLL file. AUTOSHAP.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 AUTOSHAP.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to AUTOSHAP.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 AUTOSHAP.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE14\AUTOSHAP\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE12\AUTOSHAP\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE11\AUTOSHAP\

If the steps did not solve your AUTOSHAP.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 7
File size 14752 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 b2f1fc00f4ac02ca5c0188a4e12f08fe
SHA1 c43ff3cde061577d26b1499e518ff27c05fda181
SHA256 378f23a58f200f4b2c1964477a8ccd6a29ed0815e43ee86acd9922fe42435ff3
CRC32 6dc99392
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE14\AUTOSHAP\
System Windows Vista
File size 14688 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 d4df40bb7f005be7e181b00a5463ab31
SHA1 cd49ca2129549dc133120ef87fb9665c62add47d
SHA256 232244d5e54600f52ac4d98fe8f7c9e0b4792cb8f1c755ab32c17052b4244008
CRC32 44dba8a7
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE12\AUTOSHAP\
System Windows XP
File size 12288 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 e36f10c01b6ec5150219577d11c44a34
SHA1 9d1b24799ec95d0ec00af6e38e6ea237e44cc7a6
SHA256 db32c1b2dee47954ac2cf662ce491ca9a1361ca20aee4901d392d967240c0d28
CRC32 acc7352f
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\MEDIA\OFFICE11\AUTOSHAP\