Download and Fix catsrvps.dll

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

catsrvps.dll file COM+ Configuration Catalog Server Proxy/Stub. 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 catsrvps.dll related errors on your device. You can also download catsrvps.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 catsrvps.dll
File extension DLL
Description COM+ Configuration Catalog Server Proxy/Stub
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 catsrvps.dll file. catsrvps.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 catsrvps.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to catsrvps.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 catsrvps.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of catsrvps.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 catsrvps.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 catsrvps.dll
System Windows 10
File size 24064 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 eb0bebe3359a4a6a8b1a9be80e7d59c9
SHA1 1249e60ab5dbe128334afaae1e5dae25cb8a1942
SHA256 f3784bf099e920842d034465b536043bec843c6a3c24996060271f0498436b39
CRC32 a1217d8f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 24576 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 0b3646b36147bfa9f731bd01febd6b08
SHA1 a2f8e7d5e762a465a9a8e48bb0d884144245a369
SHA256 7e615aaabf8133ec317c6006a37cf65d481a7465bc161f83fa3b44ad1ef8cd59
CRC32 99248649
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows 8
File size 23040 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 d46d2c9901583ebe4293acdd533dbc00
SHA1 ae6e6c11654f0011e9db89847f5a44cd25d5b61f
SHA256 efdd86349d28e295f392c29e28e82ce0a50e2bda88d6e487e4a92bc0189058ad
CRC32 8aac3c16
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows 7
File size 56320 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 11fd12a2893cb05ffbcf2882019d1b11
SHA1 dbd7f0d667ed97674646c298b11dedcb1e4e5e85
SHA256 c6452b6a30976e9c16fcfc626e2f0add9de1111cbf685548807655ffcbae0f44
CRC32 c00d4b3b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows 7
File size 24064 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 adc378db808e2dd81be8ab09908e8cad
SHA1 3a80570b60257c44b90ec0f5347eea7994af78fa
SHA256 e48185ebed3f9506aa799a6e58c33669532653c618d96686875d17801dbfb7d6
CRC32 5ad49946
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 55296 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 77f2fd888e338558d7e57ac0c7f48577
SHA1 4bc6d2bd4b25064905a3dbd92b6011a1582f136f
SHA256 7615f85118979ec0292f16330551352dcafb7ea59d158f7edc1cb174bc895fad
CRC32 a2893201
Example file location ---
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 23552 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ef8bc79b8265306f7a0af9d42f3c84e6
SHA1 a39234fb679832fadbc79ea44eb35fc916c5af79
SHA256 98637d52ea64fa08ea3df98de598c7086f8aa0c8d85e6004e9ea7cc3f77586a1
CRC32 c9cb1013
Example file location ---
Filename catsrvps.dll
System Windows XP
File size 85504 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 5f5e83e18e9344bcd680704101cea78a
SHA1 2edc8d6404765f3f3be44bb966a91ca8e85783e1
SHA256 a76b595e44341f86f3509723c3df21be3296e5d43b5b4d0f46579d6e142ee5aa
CRC32 70869708
Example file location ---