BthpanContextHandler.dll - How to Fix? Download Now

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

BthpanContextHandler.dll file Bthpan Context Handler. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of BthpanContextHandler.dll related errors on your device. You can also download BthpanContextHandler.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, 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

File info

General information
Filename BthpanContextHandler.dll
File extension DLL
Description Bthpan Context Handler
Program Bluetooth PAN Context-Menu Handler
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright (C) 2008
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to BthpanContextHandler.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 BthpanContextHandler.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of BthpanContextHandler.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\

If the steps did not solve your BthpanContextHandler.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 BthpanContextHandler.dll
System Windows 10
File size 73728 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 721e88e8922934bf7cb9b29ed30da8a8
SHA1 129826489c4a1c0d648687a08523ef031f64eb78
SHA256 75c6b554af9ec6a0fd9148f44899711cc96d0e9fac1733f8c6d8ec7ea9cd50b1
CRC32 117d3f41
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BthpanContextHandler.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 75264 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 b8f0a3b23a9148f4b4fad03a6f58b0c8
SHA1 4d77e8812185264c57cc1f65c073d39b05c7b355
SHA256 d30906e21bf093753b90f885f34cfa01ac346461f0f352d6b3d59a5c40324560
CRC32 38ec3367
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BthpanContextHandler.dll
System Windows 8
File size 71680 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 8c2c85e946bcddb443ade6d4756a502b
SHA1 967ca059f3f8812a34cb58b6b3afd960bba3b8db
SHA256 afaabaf4ed23b4e3491e2e9c18c630676a26441b6905127569ee898be3fe9513
CRC32 30b13cf9
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BthpanContextHandler.dll
System Windows 7
File size 93696 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 7d00ff6a4315fdf4acafbb4ef157ea9f
SHA1 896aca501f438d66c1abc8298501145a677c0e46
SHA256 8661f3f362c12117d3ecb59493bd9a2e4166df9134b6337cd993d89740f61284
CRC32 c8ed0fa4
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\