corpol.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

corpol.dll file Microsoft COM Runtime Execution Engine. 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 corpol.dll related errors on your device. You can also download corpol.dll file compatible with 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 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename corpol.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft COM Runtime Execution Engine
Program Windows® Internet Explorer
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 corpol.dll file. corpol.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 corpol.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to corpol.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 corpol.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows XP: C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\

If the steps did not solve your corpol.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 corpol.dll
System Windows 7
File size 18432 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 53831de9162c6c2378574b59eb786bf1
SHA1 48fc342635bec81f8c4572610669e4b332d32ab9
SHA256 b5169f3ea0eced89ace2bac537d3f60464901f4f8f9887dc710e4253829936aa
CRC32 816e0094
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename corpol.dll
System Windows 7
File size 22016 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 6e9790fff292a7eca892dffb07e32ebc
SHA1 3dde9db5b83196779f77937682868448c0d86ccf
SHA256 756c2568e50ddb72b593443a8dd069c06f8b2c3f357947f34999b804b5848386
CRC32 f705606a
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename corpol.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 17408 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 bf6f0c2df119f71c22c00525adf2ee56
SHA1 743d38aa92a3de4e79bc1c44c59111452a4dc57f
SHA256 b5ceaae21c9828c5e0e47bc132b246eddca1c8b16d518452cf51245731b0a7d3
CRC32 7dd2706a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename corpol.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 22016 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 f436d3fba5e598434af4d9c84bc5147e
SHA1 7e1c12b5b5d9f737b82a0e896de25b21c98fddb0
SHA256 4894a069e0b244c4cb7a5606d3af8557f0eff145ca1304a7617c09249e2f042c
CRC32 fdd74c39
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename corpol.dll
System Windows XP
File size 35328 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 be7887da57a40f425f07b84b97e9a41b
SHA1 7892a9974db7da087cb5f09dc7e758cd6a06d943
SHA256 d9715692d468a2aaebb7d1c24df239719885b667d7bcf2fcbbd6991ece0bd29a
CRC32 fdb63790
Example file location C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\