Download and Fix BRIBEN02.DLL

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

BRIBEN02.DLL file Brother Printer Driver Encoder. 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 BRIBEN02.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download BRIBEN02.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename BRIBEN02.DLL
File extension DLL
Description Brother Printer Driver Encoder
Program Brother Printer Driver Encoder
Author Brother Industries Ltd.
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights (C) 1993 - 2011 Brother Industries, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to BRIBEN02.DLL file. BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • BRIBEN02.DLL is corrupted
  • BRIBEN02.DLL cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - BRIBEN02.DLL
  • BRIBEN02.DLL file error
  • BRIBEN02.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register BRIBEN02.DLL file:
  • BRIBEN02.DLL file could not be loaded
  • BRIBEN02.DLL file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because BRIBEN02.DLL file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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.

BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL file

The last solution is to manually download and replace BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of BRIBEN02.DLL file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnbrcl1.inf_x86_0c876cc8c64066ed\x86\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnbrcl1.inf_x86_e6b74f15ed5d1c5c\x86\
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your BRIBEN02.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 BRIBEN02.DLL
System Windows 10
File size 305152 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 0d26e9f643ac685397e8df28e6743e51
SHA1 6a96a4e8e733890068fb91e9587127bc5cdbcdff
SHA256 83d6b16a2891804e028cfe572760d290a269f4da5e93b310cdec5eebd1aa34c7
CRC32 aac0bbc1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnbrcl1.inf_x86_0c876cc8c64066ed\x86\
Filename BRIBEN02.DLL
System Windows 8
File size 395264 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 a4b8aa0bfa32196923deed97c68ca509
SHA1 af4f1e9c12896ad26f9ebad17948c47a80c6b290
SHA256 6a7a55bd81004693c3bffb4e566ab765821030c39a60d5dc8e62a657f9b0530a
CRC32 2bc79779
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnbrcl1.inf_x86_e6b74f15ed5d1c5c\x86\
Filename BRIBEN02.DLL
System Windows 8.1
File size 305152 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 0d26e9f643ac685397e8df28e6743e51
SHA1 6a96a4e8e733890068fb91e9587127bc5cdbcdff
SHA256 83d6b16a2891804e028cfe572760d290a269f4da5e93b310cdec5eebd1aa34c7
CRC32 aac0bbc1
Example file location ---