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Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

cfgmgr32.dll file Configuration Manager 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 cfgmgr32.dll related errors on your device. You can also download cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll
File extension DLL
Description Configuration Manager 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 cfgmgr32.dll file. cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • cfgmgr32.dll is corrupted
  • cfgmgr32.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - cfgmgr32.dll
  • cfgmgr32.dll file error
  • cfgmgr32.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register cfgmgr32.dll file:
  • cfgmgr32.dll file could not be loaded
  • cfgmgr32.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because cfgmgr32.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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.

cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.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 cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows 10
File size 226816 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 7ca9d4a953111e5f4fcd60b677004775
SHA1 cd5e0f9c489a20823130da6e8e11c4567e81faa9
SHA256 e170fbbf97838da03a1a1c55bb18c839f83d045415a963b864c0eef2a8732866
CRC32 a12da5a2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 241168 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 f423198f11017af95439061d38d8264e
SHA1 f03e6adea9f1a32609a7913606fe667813140ebf
SHA256 f7f6ede7cee0c5a5bb4e4e44ca004661931ff91c7c41f08ea41e181a74b1e741
CRC32 e3c11092
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows 8
File size 284456 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 567612d556bbc4fc98169ea98f6ea480
SHA1 72533b628ecdbf83fa07be98f73ee5e500e5271d
SHA256 2b76c6ceb61177df590fa4b589c448205b543958f691073efa8248f0245ee75b
CRC32 0d8c77f7
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows 7
File size 207872 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 2477a28081bdaee622cf045acf8ee124
SHA1 304c5f29fa847fbd994ad7a0471214198b928c14
SHA256 00a09caf9129e84feea98fa03ce9012c9f961b64fee15c4f268822c0f82acc3c
CRC32 4c5d31ba
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows 7
File size 145920 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3ffaea12666e565ff51bf2fca674f543
SHA1 61cafe32b0add76dbf4ec9381e79b3d7831a05c4
SHA256 95ba8dbda495c170e075f48627d7dd89c6b29be0ce0d0d8316b0236692675060
CRC32 78911b95
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 17920 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 0c063350e73b443666b17f225bb9fec7
SHA1 4c5d07d5a65dd1827a925f443e7c0952741e2fd0
SHA256 7c948305b2d62fad01124e558c64168c88e9b663d0b9e967318dc21f1e62f2a3
CRC32 cf7c3801
Example file location ---
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 17408 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 1a09cb187440993fa5e24de1eeb7b916
SHA1 3de1f17e32ae93d1da1fd0e95ef011d0c908c738
SHA256 de0abf6a3d7ad303a10e2e114eaa0e8f064ef5298270fc9548028010dbe4ffac
CRC32 c1b46169
Example file location ---
Filename cfgmgr32.dll
System Windows XP
File size 16896 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 5f0ce62e0831cf972ec6949fd3e37da7
SHA1 87beec45faada0b894d0a9d7c69b612e5638fc8b
SHA256 dfdd251d3fc6cdbd971f52ef0aecec0344b57214615aa486aa9234d30a40af60
CRC32 5e2b1e87
Example file location ---