Download CntrtextMig.dll to Fix Errors

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

CntrtextMig.dll file Microsoft Performance Counter Migration Lib. 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 CntrtextMig.dll related errors on your device. You can also download CntrtextMig.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 CntrtextMig.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft Performance Counter Migration Lib
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 CntrtextMig.dll file. CntrtextMig.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 CntrtextMig.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to CntrtextMig.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 CntrtextMig.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your CntrtextMig.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 CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows 10
File size 73632 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 ef1c26947b32e6e5ec49d30f6a08cb61
SHA1 206e44c25f5b41952614b55f91acb507038ab761
SHA256 20b627d69570c3a4e53c937bce415d1bff546c341a25fff3bab46cea1c0e7792
CRC32 ebf863ae
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migration\
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 121856 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 bdbeb2da1935551dc3a295dc00951991
SHA1 28db4bfcafffc8b7ec49dd824589e705bd6a1c44
SHA256 86c8c67d9f32528ff55d9d515b38dae59e1906b1e864b2f7614522da6de49bc7
CRC32 92979e86
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\migration\
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows 8
File size 123392 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 831561cd689b8ffed045daecd28a9da1
SHA1 c274bec06fac4904154d574f0fc257ac77c21a2f
SHA256 41ab7cead2ff644d370cfdbd5f95d271a06857abca9f6372c4af800307c06a20
CRC32 820e645e
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\migration\
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows 7
File size 124416 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a5cfd53a50392565659f2251bb11d6f0
SHA1 feb4b5142f8ec069212dd11debab1a15bbb948b8
SHA256 38a30a77e7de8b4dbb3e034d7a8b1859bef3aed7ac6560974359996cd0e200fb
CRC32 a2268e8b
Example file location ---
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows 7
File size 135168 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 ce878a40f1f89f04f602310f0d7382c1
SHA1 6b57622e0ce7708605a447689bbbb86876110500
SHA256 3f1e3e08a82281427a790d148d1b020a61238001a7ab9c78468ad5eb41aa3a5d
CRC32 b90ab917
Example file location ---
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 120832 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3f6d115550f59c395772bb0c6d34ae20
SHA1 b5acc3e7e0925d36891e312bad10f58c8e2134d5
SHA256 a587ca97ec9accb77704f5f6ecce29602a6f06c588c2a8c127c5fe48d81cdf17
CRC32 a23e8477
Example file location ---
Filename CntrtextMig.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 132096 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 fdf9eb3bb8dc919809baf01f6e189645
SHA1 8af01dd44c98375a27cb19b96d0043adf838e2e3
SHA256 0d0cf85ff5661c7f819d59386ba78a12c97dbb45ea37ad84d7d35a7bce705a7d
CRC32 8e1a48f2
Example file location ---