browcli.dll Troubleshoot and Download

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

browcli.dll file Browser Service Client DLL. 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 browcli.dll related errors on your device. You can also download browcli.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename browcli.dll
File extension DLL
Description Browser Service Client DLL
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 browcli.dll file. browcli.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 browcli.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to browcli.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 browcli.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

If the steps did not solve your browcli.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 browcli.dll
System Windows 10
File size 43008 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 dc2972075903721db60793fe94d7570e
SHA1 134d85408f291f3f1c97633ba4aa10604b8d3887
SHA256 047b9fed65ffe1375cbfa910ac9effe47c9ea0b5a5af5b02efdd06182e7976f2
CRC32 cbd5328f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browcli.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 44544 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 1ba7850a99dc32661c49e4d56be76db7
SHA1 95229e90e634d3d25ea379545a457d377abcdc56
SHA256 4d7909f9458997d22fddf31931e8d0538161ff2c62b5fc371c7783c5e7bb9dc2
CRC32 d0a12a02
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browcli.dll
System Windows 8
File size 42496 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 7ffbd92714cdd7afa737f07c4c5947e4
SHA1 54ab4e528833ab9539afa4b357c9bc968ba7027c
SHA256 eb727536bd8fb35ed10fed18634a7dd3e4192c3ca9314110b472ac223f46074e
CRC32 62f3fc9c
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browcli.dll
System Windows 7
File size 41984 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 45760eecc8b74b251171be4f247f17cb
SHA1 c982cf9159f6e7de7d9398ba988bedc7c26d4323
SHA256 0fab9a624e632914db8a4f4245df9e326063a442a28255a7cb6999349b5455c6
CRC32 ab2c343f
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename browcli.dll
System Windows 7
File size 58880 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 a5a70af023570c1d26501b14338c1d6c
SHA1 9acf61278f21cbf39e0c491a054232e430c95e2f
SHA256 f04914ea48a3e07a0d00d0911828b39eb5fa07ef4f941cce68dd416cf25ab1f0
CRC32 3db50eb1
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\