bi.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

bi.dll file Background Broker Infrastructure Client Library. 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 bi.dll related errors on your device. You can also download bi.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename bi.dll
File extension DLL
Description Background Broker Infrastructure Client Library
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 bi.dll file. bi.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 bi.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to bi.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 bi.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your bi.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 bi.dll
System Windows 10
File size 18944 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c3a44522021ae61b353f5764dd0634ab
SHA1 079fc2a72389cadccb11d0a3f89ff3b3b2c858a6
SHA256 0b82b8a9bc702e8eadf497ffa2733fcd2a832797dfb8359643578856e96e3d7d
CRC32 5e649969
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bi.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 17408 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 b1db67614274c40622ae4af42c044292
SHA1 5245402cc875f357c08f45053869945fe08c5dd3
SHA256 bc5cdbc66495ab0134a0fc8ed27acee6bbf109eb4ac35c5898545cc9ca23d19e
CRC32 b1de60ae
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bi.dll
System Windows 8
File size 14848 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 cfd08de294ce3b365ac04eeab5fc6ed3
SHA1 bc0ffd0b8da028f0fd8e450130dc5d00ee53a6e2
SHA256 3c17598a3e65afa03927dc5d9b7bac77d5f4a3ea518c2e73be52a66890b29713
CRC32 218378d1
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\