CLVWINTL.DLL Informations - Download and Fix

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

CLVWINTL.DLL file Microsoft Office Help Viewer International Resources. 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 CLVWINTL.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download CLVWINTL.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8

File info

General information
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Office Help Viewer International Resources
Program Microsoft Office Help Viewer
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)

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

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



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


Problems related to CLVWINTL.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 CLVWINTL.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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace CLVWINTL.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 CLVWINTL.DLL file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\1033\
  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\1033\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your CLVWINTL.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

System Windows 10
File size 102072 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 8b9c7b4b19dc6f63c2f147a5e8b3d83d
SHA1 44a8a94d7dacdbdc64dcabf0d85db020de3c83e7
SHA256 38c2cfaeaf4dca02fdcd4f128429dc60ec2928ee6ff05f7eeee14aeee59cac20
CRC32 167fe390
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\1033\
System Windows 7
File size 19880 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 8a1bf4857cd17651bd8c41843c2850a9
SHA1 8dc8b7d9e38cb9a231cbefc0a97d53c58170a7bd
SHA256 77722c2c1e039b81c6c14f0cb8d4fbf54a2b5150c7117784f0fb9c8f93e6bc96
CRC32 9bafbfa9
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\1033\
System Windows Vista
File size 20840 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 36be9e0478d230f15bbc5bf01d8b54ef
SHA1 50acad17a6606d42b26fb88e5c730ce4ff7a26f7
SHA256 5529661451d03a3251ff7973b6d55bce6401b71ea0cbe518ed1c1b10577337fd
CRC32 1e662ade
Example file location ---
System Windows 8
File size 102072 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 8b9c7b4b19dc6f63c2f147a5e8b3d83d
SHA1 44a8a94d7dacdbdc64dcabf0d85db020de3c83e7
SHA256 38c2cfaeaf4dca02fdcd4f128429dc60ec2928ee6ff05f7eeee14aeee59cac20
CRC32 167fe390
Example file location ---