How to Download and Fix CoreMmRes.dll?

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

CoreMmRes.dll file General Core Multimedia Resources. 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 CoreMmRes.dll related errors on your device. You can also download CoreMmRes.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename CoreMmRes.dll
File extension DLL
Description General Core Multimedia Resources
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 CoreMmRes.dll file. CoreMmRes.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 CoreMmRes.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to CoreMmRes.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 CoreMmRes.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your CoreMmRes.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 CoreMmRes.dll
System Windows 10
File size 19968 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 d96207ea5423d32d0ffd20644b316f13
SHA1 2d98996ef3d7307d4c6c341172eebfcebe1e92c1
SHA256 1ae50f3ec2291534c31494d6549133cc9acb941c2361f8e5039a2389338079f6
CRC32 6b44abfc
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename CoreMmRes.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 15360 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 764e82ebef69000095a32065ff4029f6
SHA1 ee2979e2597c1cb39a51db03effe21322b489040
SHA256 4f56e3e464d712650476bbee3f8630cb7dd4f1e63b73539f558a9d24b62be506
CRC32 51849bdb
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\