Download clretwrc.dll to Fix Errors

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

clretwrc.dll file Dynamic Link Library. 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 clretwrc.dll related errors on your device. You can also download clretwrc.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename clretwrc.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 237216
Oldest file 2012-07-12
Latest file 2017-03-18

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

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



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


Problems related to clretwrc.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 clretwrc.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of clretwrc.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\

If the steps did not solve your clretwrc.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 clretwrc.dll
System Windows 10
File size 237216 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 1088a28a2877cf93d9c0409b5b2dc445
SHA1 a5320cde10a71bd6e893de44107fb4fcf3054137
SHA256 1708a1edcf2c1b7a9bb00d9a3440d4eb2036006d69e1d8cb1dad32557724ac6f
CRC32 f9804764
Example file location C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\
Filename clretwrc.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 219216 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 788032fc52cd9d9f16772a161251522d
SHA1 6217ca187f27570cafb238e8a2039e6d38c265aa
SHA256 441f1c37b0322a159273be7f615f52610cb2c8416850cb311fd1e1e26e79a771
CRC32 f0a26559
Example file location C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\
Filename clretwrc.dll
System Windows 8
File size 197552 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7d9976aae7938847a650703342446a04
SHA1 07266575886ea1ba60ffc291fbe43b2e852553ad
SHA256 ae3bf87f6d6e9b33be6ef5d577d5a1ab26552e632d33ed32b115fc4edef128fb
CRC32 e403c6c2
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\