How to Download and Fix CNHF1LM.DLL?

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

CNHF1LM.DLL file Canon Inkjet Fax 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 CNHF1LM.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download CNHF1LM.DLL file compatible with Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename CNHF1LM.DLL
File extension DLL
Description Canon Inkjet Fax Driver
Program Canon Inkjet Fax Driver
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights Copyright CANON INC. 2008 All Rights Reserved
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to CNHF1LM.DLL file. CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • CNHF1LM.DLL is corrupted
  • CNHF1LM.DLL cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - CNHF1LM.DLL
  • CNHF1LM.DLL file error
  • CNHF1LM.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register CNHF1LM.DLL file:
  • CNHF1LM.DLL file could not be loaded
  • CNHF1LM.DLL file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because CNHF1LM.DLL file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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.

CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL file

The last solution is to manually download and replace CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of CNHF1LM.DLL file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\faxca003.inf_amd64_neutral_5b8c7c1dda79bef4\

If the steps did not solve your CNHF1LM.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 CNHF1LM.DLL
System Windows 7
File size 78848 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 50074722936a769b0a54bf7cd71b6500
SHA1 a40288c497235bd0e6648f5de7b8b9212bdbe57f
SHA256 82193d9304baab472c572672d66b3c5d053279e227dc45e14d9eef8aacb0f187
CRC32 b7d7c4d2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\faxca003.inf_amd64_neutral_5b8c7c1dda79bef4\