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Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing avicap32.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 avicap32.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

avicap32.dll file AVI Capture window class. 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 avicap32.dll related errors on your device. You can also download avicap32.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename avicap32.dll
File extension DLL
Description AVI Capture window class
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 avicap32.dll file. avicap32.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 avicap32.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • avicap32.dll is corrupted
  • avicap32.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - avicap32.dll
  • avicap32.dll file error
  • avicap32.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register avicap32.dll file:
  • avicap32.dll file could not be loaded
  • avicap32.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because avicap32.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to avicap32.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 avicap32.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.

avicap32.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 avicap32.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 avicap32.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 avicap32.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 avicap32.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the avicap32.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 avicap32.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 avicap32.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 avicap32.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace avicap32.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 avicap32.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of avicap32.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\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your avicap32.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 avicap32.dll
System Windows 10
File size 69120 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 4165706028342b792f6b9876128d63bb
SHA1 f5bca92e2d045c498a76a0c8eba452e5ca8efd47
SHA256 4d3e33bd85a951e733a38cbfa8b80e7deee74054fd9fafc1bb2b7828ab54a90a
CRC32 43bb68a2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 66560 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 b6fa9d0eeedf88c9c2073290fb4e9f5a
SHA1 4aac910a1c2ee5ce55204525373642ebd88ed4b3
SHA256 6fe9cb01082133a3ca1cd88870172195a0be83e4600e4e2643c0926589a67e93
CRC32 362b0504
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows 8
File size 65536 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 d9842a24135f888b12ab5122a12b78d3
SHA1 cb4095265a0cd7c9cb690a049018e8c88f2dd11b
SHA256 dfe470c4b3b206685d822e405fbed984eada7949f4442cf034e821c6f92f5ef8
CRC32 37945b0a
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows 7
File size 76800 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 4291f08d18e0ea6f51f883280f9c5c53
SHA1 f4e183102e00b80315ff44fef16fda8642b54e75
SHA256 46ec07e1507a43bd0f31c70a5c6b5956251e019ebce8d1a180347b4b713cddaa
CRC32 b0393fb8
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows 7
File size 65024 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 e24fe90e9de8d8ae70e59f7b01675def
SHA1 1e2795d583d3e7263d5b3fabb78552f3330997d7
SHA256 ddb0691488db424cc203505e27364b24e4410e599a972cf2c1aff4e2f3e3c04f
CRC32 50ef2996
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 65024 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 928c90e02e05244d2290c1551df732c8
SHA1 fd349b0118119e652b87a11ca5c21382e7622a3c
SHA256 977835927791daa3bcefb76569be2aa61876f1ab386e37f9c5f8a1fa6feb5137
CRC32 88704f31
Example file location ---
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 76800 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 e6f8e6e417a93257fce5a35b585186e1
SHA1 46d8f5c3fcdcddea869101d30e9c9cec91e5c677
SHA256 3bca862348a2dee94173f38df581e535cdc02a554b8b5b85d5631d339045ba28
CRC32 42548978
Example file location ---
Filename avicap32.dll
System Windows XP
File size 64000 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 01cfa88f8dee91ec9f8e0988f49d106e
SHA1 7f37a3ae136024bc0d3379fa92da118765e8940d
SHA256 24681d0b28cf3544f9c36876069296ae9e4df3043bf72a1a55d248160067df9a
CRC32 e547bd86
Example file location ---