biwinrt.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

biwinrt.dll file Windows Background Broker Infrastructure. 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 biwinrt.dll related errors on your device. You can also download biwinrt.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 biwinrt.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Background Broker Infrastructure
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 biwinrt.dll file. biwinrt.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 biwinrt.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to biwinrt.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 biwinrt.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of biwinrt.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 biwinrt.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 biwinrt.dll
System Windows 10
File size 248536 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 9cbd3af4391bf412e365783cc34e5039
SHA1 8a852ac03d0af3aeaaff87c2bc2348e443d49f65
SHA256 2864a2abba45ad640b7af659a1c5c805a61f5e03d90f9c47244bc0502ac8c5c8
CRC32 b760c8d8
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename biwinrt.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 108544 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 216e8314d6380ba33762967aef7eb865
SHA1 6dbf51dd38d52540f6c2ea44bc23a248a2ef277d
SHA256 8eb1c5078dc6983395f56a00c2d6edb4ba5df0319d107322534fc1e5c87aae17
CRC32 5fab3be9
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename biwinrt.dll
System Windows 8
File size 92160 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5b454747d033eb3ca6a0ced060d76462
SHA1 7ef3410a53a6fad2b04fe0133c5f48e706b4312d
SHA256 86fb5b996e1f89c13d7e1491bb1bbf7a072caed1a7e2ac645b79abe2e94d9ec9
CRC32 d830fe77
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\