Fix autstbim.dll Errors

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

autstbim.dll file OneNote Automation Stub. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of autstbim.dll related errors on your device. You can also download autstbim.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename autstbim.dll
File extension DLL
Description OneNote Automation Stub
Program Microsoft OneNote
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Author Microsoft Corporation
Software version 10
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit

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

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



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


Problems related to autstbim.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 autstbim.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Office.OneNote_17.7668.58071.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your autstbim.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 autstbim.dll
System Windows 10
File size 31944 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 83c2814dcf2a43a4095763c818d03b1f
SHA1 a20e5f86b36d65f2cd63157dec25c7e7dad07948
SHA256 a8311d527d0e929c2a08dea362af80be6eba21a4278bec049fc37261afb13600
CRC32 f199c046
Example file location C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Office.OneNote_17.7668.58071.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\
Filename autstbim.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 18088 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 fff3e02f2d35e61953921f785f963752
SHA1 96972e59cc4b77ae806fb00eb0db2e7da4b22b68
SHA256 1db2e7a4d09161c97846f73781f159a75f9fd5ea74ea5e238dc9c3998f8091e6
CRC32 577d1cf9
Example file location ---