Download BWContextHandler.dll to Fix Errors

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

BWContextHandler.dll file ContextH Application. 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 BWContextHandler.dll related errors on your device. You can also download BWContextHandler.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 BWContextHandler.dll
File extension DLL
Description ContextH Application
Program ContextH Application
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright (C) 2008

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

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



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


Problems related to BWContextHandler.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 BWContextHandler.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.

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your BWContextHandler.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 BWContextHandler.dll
System Windows 10
File size 54272 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 693de46346815a50b595529ff6f0f958
SHA1 c65b6d823b58726769d13b4c4b3b3472f33bc53d
SHA256 3b9c1ffab54bbdf696d52fccb18629c82befbc557d23950e2d9b26199ff777fe
CRC32 2a16bef2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BWContextHandler.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 46080 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 e1cf223eb52c92967ea8fcd85cc5a639
SHA1 1f471141d9c5a236292c61d30a9c1aee27c37cd8
SHA256 1994bf8ca29d721f587bad23543de488e528597ddd5c8668bbcc151b2dc146aa
CRC32 370f8744
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BWContextHandler.dll
System Windows 8
File size 43520 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 88a68a51011a2db76198f1be1501b63b
SHA1 c45d47be07a50e239d558f1a514afe30b46f9de5
SHA256 716aaea4a0eae839b59eaa4ea7671cb823e361dd3f17045b0d0051a92af9718a
CRC32 2f70378e
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BWContextHandler.dll
System Windows 7
File size 69120 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 718b2f97951b3a5f2968e91de7de74e5
SHA1 0c351682596e5bd0810d2ff44bd0040fa1fbca41
SHA256 c18a76f8ef7ff6b3122172b5e2ca3ac71978a0b0e01108f9af52dec0b5f8e8ad
CRC32 e2801049
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename BWContextHandler.dll
System Windows 7
File size 64000 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f4a1b4d4ccfd8eeef0259fae58cfae5c
SHA1 0136a1323e4f85c773e86e62caeb6dc90182179b
SHA256 f686935861cbebc11b7a857346c041b4d39dddc79560fdf89663e557d87c6ee8
CRC32 693ea7d8
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\