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

cngaudit.dll file Windows Cryptographic Next Generation audit library. 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 cngaudit.dll related errors on your device. You can also download cngaudit.dll file compatible with Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename cngaudit.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Cryptographic Next Generation audit library
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 cngaudit.dll file. cngaudit.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 cngaudit.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to cngaudit.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 cngaudit.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your cngaudit.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 cngaudit.dll
System Windows 7
File size 12288 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 50ba656134f78af64e4dd3c8b6fefd7e
SHA1 5224325ac6023e2991e7674ec77ca1a187a31769
SHA256 f7ab96e0c9658b0444fd473e87165199fa90ae5ce434b40fba1db324925df886
CRC32 1bbf6f0c
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename cngaudit.dll
System Windows 7
File size 18944 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 86fe1b1f8fd42cd0db641ab1cdb13093
SHA1 1baa70bb2276bc7a481142534fefada64fd62bfd
SHA256 8c4bb4415105ce82fffe658879eae9d259a24c0f6dfc7d25507352dc99241be2
CRC32 5852514e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename cngaudit.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 14848 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 21322b1a2ad337c579f4a65ea0d25193
SHA1 92a67155095e39853585f197c0dcb5c18ab3c3ad
SHA256 4225422ff8d7b3da1389b6b666bd16879f82844447d9e2d24d1572f2148ec343
CRC32 24dd9c9d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cngaudit.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 11776 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7f15b4953378c8b5161d65c26d5fed4d
SHA1 50b57fedd78bee8a329d03b03f482bcc424a7820
SHA256 70c80736225273d083f071e625cc47e5c889e8d7426d8d3461f87d41286f06d0
CRC32 fead3a2f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\