How to Repair cmiv2.dll? Download Now

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

cmiv2.dll file CMI Configuration Management API. 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 cmiv2.dll related errors on your device. You can also download cmiv2.dll file compatible with Windows 10, 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 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename cmiv2.dll
File extension DLL
Description CMI Configuration Management API
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 cmiv2.dll file. cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • cmiv2.dll is corrupted
  • cmiv2.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - cmiv2.dll
  • cmiv2.dll file error
  • cmiv2.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register cmiv2.dll file:
  • cmiv2.dll file could not be loaded
  • cmiv2.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because cmiv2.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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.

cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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 cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of cmiv2.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdvancedInstallers\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdvancedInstallers\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your cmiv2.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 cmiv2.dll
System Windows 10
File size 2046880 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 cf475a26ac032079b3dc58495ecd9248
SHA1 924f6a9b716fa1428e64c9571a1b13c42dde4a61
SHA256 888b1cdb7f426b6f69dd770d8deb96d5e04ab8e21b3372dd22d7a2e56c5a1310
CRC32 2bfe83f7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 2171904 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 0ec6576c4d57c17150c05e49dd1d1581
SHA1 dbe3b2f9b338fff4089ed59e5ddced8f3abed071
SHA256 78282c962ca4ffa92c385edc17f5caf4395d482649817c644252fb05c82de439
CRC32 2719ee24
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows 8
File size 2156032 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 05fb0d837d437ca0503ce0fe49c2a0b4
SHA1 f1d8024664f705db4872824ca6d2732108ab86e6
SHA256 88a1c4ab1bf66ac8d232e430f1ff579f3323b96958793542b1274d03cb0580de
CRC32 f0c8d525
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\AdvancedInstallers\
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows 7
File size 2041344 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2aac19f265b10548e389fcec4f8efd1d
SHA1 438200ab74e886f3b500a2c125099dba8ef685ee
SHA256 3804ca11505a23fde353828fe91d48d111af2561399f411b9c1b2f3aa0576b36
CRC32 10cf940c
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdvancedInstallers\
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows 7
File size 3739136 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 b66acbf9030e9f91a4553382b9312c4c
SHA1 6e62426b63ccbab7e18dcc30ac64f28b11c0c183
SHA256 0d92babbb3ba649f9931b2c3761fb062dd980f6eb2b983a6922d3513edcdbad7
CRC32 5b56a807
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdvancedInstallers\
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 2032640 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 059f5d6a8ed0f065432839c986ff84f3
SHA1 4851e964a6129cac301569ee7fb6205b68634120
SHA256 9553319f88bafe280c1bead0b25f4fe11fbd9cd59e4bddf43f77aa2df0559edf
CRC32 3ac41cee
Example file location ---
Filename cmiv2.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 3815936 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 dba5a1d4bbb38e7f17aeef1fe08afb90
SHA1 7fe5fcabbe0085476e5d876df51815ef1fb79930
SHA256 135e1ecaf0eb880c31ef203ca4deaf56a525bff69514c845c8a27c028e421d86
CRC32 fea9c49f
Example file location ---