Repair and Download BINDER.DLL Now

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

BINDER.DLL file XDoc Binder module for the ScanSoft SDK. 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 BINDER.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download BINDER.DLL file compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
File extension DLL
Description XDoc Binder module for the ScanSoft SDK
Program ScanSoft API
Author ScanSoft, Inc.
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright © 2005
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod Neutral

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

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



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


Problems related to BINDER.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 BINDER.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MODI\12.0\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\

If the steps did not solve your BINDER.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 Vista
File size 20296 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9f4efbde88a27738b9dfe0f06847b7b6
SHA1 0b66f6257c998c154c1ee791c1c85e6092d9780e
SHA256 9002e90cbced2d3a6fd15e27ed8e82a4d4488f707944c7cf993252140d3fbdec
CRC32 0e8336a2
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MODI\12.0\
System Windows XP
File size 61440 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9a86c95bce3c0353844292d1c3f67e06
SHA1 ea7394a10f303e5473181bd297c189d0dd3af8e3
SHA256 2321b4de6e7df58d8ab27cd5c797b945e442fe66d47fd36233f9850b34fcefb0
CRC32 ed5bf5c8
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\
System Windows XP
File size 57344 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 c6d11841c173a792e52d8598b8d82516
SHA1 5f59479ec19d9255cd5bd71cb5e5a4f0452498bc
SHA256 82760b2d099abd07bd4811b61b918286cd6a3bbb04b4245240efe6025268bef5
CRC32 133b2033
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\