BRANDING.DLL Troubleshoot and Download

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

BRANDING.DLL file MS Office Branding Companion. 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 BRANDING.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download BRANDING.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename BRANDING.DLL
File extension DLL
Description MS Office Branding Companion
Software
Program MS Office Branding Companion
Author Microsoft Corporation
Details
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod Neutral
BRANDING.DLL

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

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

BRANDING.DLL

Error

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

OK

Problems related to BRANDING.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 BRANDING.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\Office.en-us\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your BRANDING.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 BRANDING.DLL
System Windows 10
File size 14424 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 45ca94de1c3729a097a638ddad3096c1
SHA1 0db4dc48f218a65dfb240d0d0bcfa9cc34548299
SHA256 02dad8f74b48a644b38d8a9cc3a54ea8375ac622e6587546ac58b5834637170a
CRC32 75fe8bf2
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\Office.en-us\
Filename BRANDING.DLL
System Windows 7
File size 14200 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 1a467729224763a1daa39604d72e9c0f
SHA1 8c47e2e1be7162a2d1a8aff1bcc3a916490b1ef4
SHA256 893ea2b1f1cbd487fe669befce8db91823304053433a9d209204269f5b97abee
CRC32 ed515c06
Example file location ---
Filename BRANDING.DLL
System Windows 8
File size 14424 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 45ca94de1c3729a097a638ddad3096c1
SHA1 0db4dc48f218a65dfb240d0d0bcfa9cc34548299
SHA256 02dad8f74b48a644b38d8a9cc3a54ea8375ac622e6587546ac58b5834637170a
CRC32 75fe8bf2
Example file location ---