CNBXRF5.DLL Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

CNBXRF5.DLL file Canon Inkjet Printer Driver. 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 CNBXRF5.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download CNBXRF5.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename CNBXRF5.DLL
File extension DLL
Description Canon Inkjet Printer Driver
Program Canon Inkjet Printer Driver
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Driver
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright CANON INC. 2013 All Rights Reserved
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to CNBXRF5.DLL file. CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • CNBXRF5.DLL is corrupted
  • CNBXRF5.DLL cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - CNBXRF5.DLL
  • CNBXRF5.DLL file error
  • CNBXRF5.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register CNBXRF5.DLL file:
  • CNBXRF5.DLL file could not be loaded
  • CNBXRF5.DLL file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because CNBXRF5.DLL file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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.

CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL file

The last solution is to manually download and replace CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of CNBXRF5.DLL file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prncacla.inf_x86_31be8f38b03c2a57\I386\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prncacla.inf_x86_256f8ce50f892a14\I386\
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your CNBXRF5.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 CNBXRF5.DLL
System Windows 10
File size 805888 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 cfcd634fb5358721a05e2a78f097cd99
SHA1 554e7b78e7ec7df00ea16b1f4061762aeabbf953
SHA256 ca667a53eb8ac7d44c50fa88d67b82f4157e53e3a65a6b3cce59712b1a8da067
CRC32 cdf822ac
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prncacla.inf_x86_31be8f38b03c2a57\I386\
Filename CNBXRF5.DLL
System Windows 8
File size 893440 bytes
Date 2012-06-28
File details
MD5 de63f8308e98581ba57cd92a28b89579
SHA1 c6e466562362618cd59e8e5fcb7f2702c798068e
SHA256 0322f40651360335e4a040c61b950c9b239567a5da3d8cb8174bccd387cbe7d4
CRC32 443a401f
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prncacla.inf_x86_256f8ce50f892a14\I386\
Filename CNBXRF5.DLL
System Windows 8.1
File size 805888 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 cfcd634fb5358721a05e2a78f097cd99
SHA1 554e7b78e7ec7df00ea16b1f4061762aeabbf953
SHA256 ca667a53eb8ac7d44c50fa88d67b82f4157e53e3a65a6b3cce59712b1a8da067
CRC32 cdf822ac
Example file location ---