browseui.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

browseui.dll file Shell Browser UI Library. 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 browseui.dll related errors on your device. You can also download browseui.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename browseui.dll
File extension DLL
Description Shell Browser UI Library
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 browseui.dll file. browseui.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 browseui.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to browseui.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 browseui.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of browseui.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\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your browseui.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 browseui.dll
System Windows 10
File size 11776 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 c24954e677337b8e654f41186d39de3f
SHA1 a1e04f22d649142edb1418e27a1c89473a9ca1b1
SHA256 440dfaa751484c411fc78262b4dab012258149208cea9403e10d08d2737fcb33
CRC32 4a12b078
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 11776 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 4cceb0a45e5d805d8a8bfb7e360ec86f
SHA1 346c3142446bd72978f5050744086001b0ac48a4
SHA256 b4eb0d6fb76cfac5f73adb484369d3823b82f37862285877581eaf6f994f13b2
CRC32 5be50ec2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows 8
File size 11264 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 9a211286c46fd73fbfef09159630c8bf
SHA1 7b36ad1d7763acfc17b59e3336757cfd8638b26b
SHA256 45fe4e4c492ac7b0295426c636828734d61af4c03d267726154de74c7c259ecd
CRC32 f42076dd
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows 7
File size 14336 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 12597124df5e54b932945d326f916c9a
SHA1 d374a045611e81ade3509ed7d6d6155e08b5d104
SHA256 dde3b853b8dd791a717bac5dd4174d267704835f79b468db59097937f17b78c7
CRC32 af1a013b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows 7
File size 10752 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f977be7b8c5462087374364eafb3c15b
SHA1 d4fda39ddc7620edc9937e74ae2908d578848605
SHA256 74e591ee5f041ea736249c12376360a92c52333356c5c8871653853588c93e9c
CRC32 d88e48e3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 1324032 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 4504819d18fac09b6108d8728467e5b2
SHA1 5cfa7a006f55bad93be20aa9e8153c072e438e3c
SHA256 46736de57b2a0592be1dc53b337a607c8962c305f678e5899d5734d3d4630135
CRC32 63edd9b6
Example file location ---
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 1650688 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 ee9040473eb1339e75e79a75fa47a825
SHA1 06b4c2889de64c5594455a9202c849478e719222
SHA256 e2abcc82ec1699ec841c64aa11ab610c12aacc9272f5e73f7207e594df4e581b
CRC32 223500ec
Example file location ---
Filename browseui.dll
System Windows XP
File size 1025024 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 e392e172687be172f8600c5f41ab03d9
SHA1 031921b707e9622ecefb5cd6e1941119c411d4c9
SHA256 5e928035fa9db71fdceb74d6d4859e43169a0b202a87653a2ce5f88865d13d2e
CRC32 65a14cc0
Example file location ---