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

cmipnpinstall.dll file PNP plugin installer for CMI. 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 cmipnpinstall.dll related errors on your device. You can also download cmipnpinstall.dll file compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
File extension DLL
Description PNP plugin installer for CMI
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 cmipnpinstall.dll file. cmipnpinstall.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 cmipnpinstall.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to cmipnpinstall.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 cmipnpinstall.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your cmipnpinstall.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 cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 189440 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 1edd491b36e5c778c13c6b473d54a9f2
SHA1 5c0d1a976de6b6865435b9d3dcb5ea2ed14a1183
SHA256 6f4bee81448f68067443abd578d62c39cd0b1952d4c276657d38768697f87376
CRC32 496a71d0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows 8
File size 189952 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 949fea271b3a7f608d56644735352e44
SHA1 7dc94b6211941b8b7d4ca6c1e48ad214c59f0fa7
SHA256 0710b8dd26a6174e463f3d58ed4b4deab8208ced707f8e60965354cf9de247a9
CRC32 f9ba954f
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows 7
File size 472064 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 041a6fa04fe0015beb2b16c665720642
SHA1 d8e12724f0770182d7397f1d33ce1ee65cd99221
SHA256 48159670efdd4a302dd8d746a888472b8725f4006404c40f1078e5ef66c0f0a8
CRC32 a1efeb4e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows 7
File size 304640 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dde36f3e75f0ababfef1b88e91c3fd2e
SHA1 c424100e1e5563fcec3eeab7a3f54cd9ff24f1c5
SHA256 dfc2e538e0e8cda540a080df92391501be5f1effb28192097abaa88e6b35df1c
CRC32 f10d04cd
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 297472 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 31f244c7b382975e062674ccde836702
SHA1 a87ecc7f499d6b573e446047235d65d39c1246e7
SHA256 81dee631042107ea688dd0bd5ed2da0dd71bcd04a799db5413d4e40150b7162f
CRC32 02d4df50
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cmipnpinstall.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 474112 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 a62399f8e82d8e7abf3b2e20053f6b38
SHA1 8024061c00a3e97b68ec7309d6f0b189b97ba706
SHA256 b49c041cd913a036636f67623e3ecee84267ee3ec0d35cd4aa0e6b35c5c22404
CRC32 232d5354
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\