bisrv.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

bisrv.dll file Background Tasks Infrastructure Service. 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 bisrv.dll related errors on your device. You can also download bisrv.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 bisrv.dll
File extension DLL
Description Background Tasks Infrastructure Service
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 bisrv.dll file. bisrv.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 bisrv.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to bisrv.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 bisrv.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of bisrv.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 bisrv.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 bisrv.dll
System Windows 10
File size 678912 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 f6478f6e26b69a5ee2c1ba2b9b3e3c58
SHA1 18f65661b8c716067d94658de2bbaa1b72000ab7
SHA256 942cba7eb1bfb0da2b10ea95570c5924257dd5e3f4fbd991c8f634c2dabab23a
CRC32 5016d8f4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bisrv.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 206336 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 afa7bbe793414bd2174249807b442b6f
SHA1 ccc1210182aff96f827380dfa553cf09547dc21a
SHA256 2d6229448a8e336d46cac7248f9804dfa66e41012a9ef656242b87b28fd6e48b
CRC32 caff1cb1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename bisrv.dll
System Windows 8
File size 136704 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 00f71a3af06d56430df0e9458668f04f
SHA1 a1a1c7be46c8b4a7d108136689af744a312c288c
SHA256 a9e7539a21b3e96ef1a4657e1d8a7bfb301af40176573afd643756d074e1fb91
CRC32 9e5600b9
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\