How to Repair clb.dll? Download Now

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

clb.dll file Column List Box. 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 clb.dll related errors on your device. You can also download clb.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 clb.dll
File extension DLL
Description Column List Box
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
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 clb.dll file. clb.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 clb.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to clb.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 clb.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of clb.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your clb.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 clb.dll
System Windows 10
File size 14848 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 67c1b1232c426e890ed1715225e4d0a4
SHA1 518e033bfc1a48ef6cebaa7fe8a84e49a3d39b9c
SHA256 c455c126bc1940e2636a6c69eac99165e55af7dd1b84d313d5aee58554362d7d
CRC32 d398d71d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename clb.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 14848 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 b0a1c803b2cdaeb7ee5cd91a2ee2d8c8
SHA1 13605bed334a223f6102815cff5a1030c19ceb51
SHA256 707ae16b5148f45e2d2b4edc8cab165553978b2cec2701fbb5284b3ef532fa81
CRC32 5142abaa
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename clb.dll
System Windows 8
File size 14336 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3736f5480a93c84ad1b002f10f353391
SHA1 c1e571faa43b618db49fbc50d160cb1507b60cf2
SHA256 e419dd2db322c09df1fbedf20584f44161d476fdd0c4da6f410d5b7a609f4cdb
CRC32 c1d61b9b
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename clb.dll
System Windows 7
File size 13824 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 53da0477158774940c7fb45ac70645aa
SHA1 ef9168f1835bfa4b563d04cc4211cb5debcf5d71
SHA256 ab2504c5a65790f59f0d58960cfb96e3273540a94b52984b81c17c3160e74aa6
CRC32 4188e29a
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename clb.dll
System Windows 7
File size 17408 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 a4898b7bca283c7ca3170117fe1af893
SHA1 5e2046e7d4cd8173298dfb296ecc4868916f3991
SHA256 a67a8e1950a54ec248dc4c2d788f874132ebc7bd4f659846b8d39682978587c1
CRC32 050bc34d
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename clb.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 17408 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 48b96c1c56c23b5af8bb71fe15525a5a
SHA1 692a49e9515df23eb439f4fc52f0d909e5a96d09
SHA256 7378f9b3b9cbb56bcbd259ce26ed205e2450a6732ef75c5624a3867eab2e06db
CRC32 075534d6
Example file location ---
Filename clb.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 13824 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 91e6b2f642dc66c7519ef55c4ba5c9f1
SHA1 2c3cb83ebdc02379c147119dbc6c34f521326b43
SHA256 bb13f1da5cb8d8a4e5f7d6325341f8a45a1f3c32799bc7eecff356cf7f85789f
CRC32 934325b3
Example file location ---
Filename clb.dll
System Windows XP
File size 10752 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 37461f2c3f212cf508a20fdc729abde5
SHA1 fa624c5f0742e9e50293d61f3a040bcee18ba32d
SHA256 258fac009860cbd148787b7c771e79da45463704f4167a78796eff84106cdfda
CRC32 fffcaa22
Example file location ---