Download and Fix comsvcs.dll

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

comsvcs.dll file COM+ Services. 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 comsvcs.dll related errors on your device. You can also download comsvcs.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP 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, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename comsvcs.dll
File extension DLL
Description COM+ Services
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 comsvcs.dll file. comsvcs.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 comsvcs.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to comsvcs.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 comsvcs.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of comsvcs.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your comsvcs.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 comsvcs.dll
System Windows 10
File size 1309696 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 23c17d5808ad8eb293ee3dd2e2acf1ba
SHA1 5520b05546a42c06191f83b7ab46f08172ba138e
SHA256 d3ccbd3a05d39f1d827a8ee8a3e81f67c9bae61778089b9d210674a6c3f550fd
CRC32 0d5468d7
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 1344000 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 3ca8a99d9c5b5d37e5a58b9ad2c31ec0
SHA1 5e4de22e6f6e6a964c3ac2a1a87771aa5fc65436
SHA256 98ccecb0ce4120dea3386f11de0397920089fde9ee406f926009285a7af7bf3d
CRC32 cd7dd209
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows 8
File size 1223680 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 aaa96e8e31fc7239f9d74decb71c850a
SHA1 b10cb8b0cf8c6abc922c504b82906d7e6fad3175
SHA256 5e87a524ff672dcfd197a8eebf988e3770af9df291fe50954bdb93b41c3cbd10
CRC32 99cd7452
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows 7
File size 1242112 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ed12110cd5bfe686f645e145a7dd28c5
SHA1 3ab59af395370cf977f43ae79b2eb4c55b71e53b
SHA256 ca33fc7b49c6881fa6da64e069bfa670363519937c315fa14fa8905b603d32a0
CRC32 8782e222
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows 7
File size 1735680 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 f1c09ee3a594b19dd1f4b4aea9e353c9
SHA1 a7b7f28ec7ee2814d01ab234d0ed5c6879f49ed8
SHA256 4f83f366f50ce1c8143ca7855ee8bdeaef29ebaf76cf1c67b244d03ae4f8d438
CRC32 0a227814
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 1686528 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 51f2402ca69906a0839ced561be3c0aa
SHA1 5cef319d563b70493a0546f2cf0232accaf39bc5
SHA256 cd20a03ba33972465d11c6a9989c5dde48f1a29c8f68dd661af3a7539ba13e21
CRC32 2cb75b1a
Example file location ---
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 1209856 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 95a5497d129d95d12a46f7848affe1db
SHA1 2e3bb66785118eeac8371ed99adf15d4fab91383
SHA256 1c73f21a9e55949875de6604b24d2e6b463be3cb7a0d1a371a4f6eee2520b8ba
CRC32 3327ea21
Example file location ---
Filename comsvcs.dll
System Windows XP
File size 1267200 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 ed0c0df222209e43ad9afbf3fe87dde0
SHA1 12ea33f6b5a759b955031e78d407ab936bb975ed
SHA256 927329f9244da9f0074fa0d4c101ee793afcf433155e58714c33444c5ef35014
CRC32 5defbdd9
Example file location ---