cofiredm.dll Informations - Download and Fix

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

cofiredm.dll file Corrupted File Recovery Diagnostic Module. 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 cofiredm.dll related errors on your device. You can also download cofiredm.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, 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 Vista

File info

General information
Filename cofiredm.dll
File extension DLL
Description Corrupted File Recovery Diagnostic Module
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 cofiredm.dll file. cofiredm.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 cofiredm.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to cofiredm.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 cofiredm.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your cofiredm.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 cofiredm.dll
System Windows 10
File size 28672 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 36ede1b1eae4a9e7ccff7a3c869fba48
SHA1 794f47b827b3c6f53b0d35dbead74473278e25f4
SHA256 8d1053a7e562bb765bbee6df9bd23e15de3642599f622a5ae4e1ff2d8ac16b19
CRC32 c146d44d
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cofiredm.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 28160 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 f9e8f0a826c7c336e71e0d419b9e63ba
SHA1 2ac282268b8d5d528d9207dbd9f9b349552b9390
SHA256 845a3b74da357ca2318993d1c9a4be7a30d7da33abe085122bdf1877e8d9cea2
CRC32 8790317e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cofiredm.dll
System Windows 8
File size 28160 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 01c4d619ecab29aacfb23f1c882d4f45
SHA1 fff4bbfd5b85e1024844102af91042a9def3dfc8
SHA256 fef38ce4a9eb8d69ddf1291c761d1ae166322eb294fa79a3027921145406dc54
CRC32 aa07fa55
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cofiredm.dll
System Windows 7
File size 32256 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 0d9091c99f9ecfa349bdeafb601703e9
SHA1 ad67d0c1b48f2f68273c68d3be04420c1fb760a7
SHA256 6265e2462716cc3a880e5d8b372f637789be08839ffbc34007197a4d866ddde8
CRC32 99d48ed5
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename cofiredm.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 31232 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 ddbed03eaed155c581548dac5c5dab31
SHA1 9b1e3da3a1105bfbabae3178d2038609cd952814
SHA256 4c4d660fe8231739f935349275771d54e3d483da532304de0aea10d57ab1850b
CRC32 edc7cffd
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\