credui.dll - Repair Issues and Download

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

credui.dll file Credential Manager User Interface. 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 credui.dll related errors on your device. You can also download credui.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 credui.dll
File extension DLL
Description Credential Manager User Interface
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 credui.dll file. credui.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 credui.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to credui.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 credui.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of credui.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 credui.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 credui.dll
System Windows 10
File size 35840 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 5f8d7d711eeae571ac878558ea704451
SHA1 b558ce72386778e1245071391facec7dc8fed11c
SHA256 0b8783124cc21389c0179628beaf179ba95943d49f87ad6fd6ed600e65e5cc60
CRC32 d3d73cdf
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename credui.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 140288 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 9f6f0ae5857535c4125891232d76c12f
SHA1 2da3938b1553620ba5ec19435ea18d353fc783bc
SHA256 4dc80df22f3a6e2d0aaea8cc4de91664caaab0ad3617841451fbcbb631704177
CRC32 1afff128
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename credui.dll
System Windows 8
File size 133632 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 662335d527f11eb25357827840fd67c7
SHA1 45471677e1533db33165193f05fd775fcac3650e
SHA256 d595b20e7d7e7c2d5f4a4092345d1c4bf412bd085932d421f9d998193545dc4f
CRC32 c49be81a
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename credui.dll
System Windows 7
File size 168960 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 108c2cfa5527458c096a699929ecbd80
SHA1 566c6d396dd242f92871c5efe5599af049c01b7e
SHA256 fef6737c71d7bf7a926c87e69d93d789edb8c65efb9422a1c21328af54ed69ab
CRC32 ccbfe22c
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename credui.dll
System Windows 7
File size 197120 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 cc0ab40f02d2c2a12209715a3c1b07b8
SHA1 2464e893c68b2b2a3dad598c5d3584c83c7d682f
SHA256 90eb303a4e151340db382248361fefc5346c31394791df83663086c8219c2b20
CRC32 14ecbe51
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename credui.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 190976 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 77c276a0e431203ee56e52600a2575ea
SHA1 3118347cc231b868fe2afe686c6365c1cf4713f2
SHA256 48fcd3b4a3f3ddb034c9b9c968cf7bc31e9c8fa2b0d91275e00215a0144bd613
CRC32 3eafb577
Example file location ---
Filename credui.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 178176 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 93e317d7ad783d8eaee2e3500bfe889d
SHA1 612fd04817657afc7985784cc84ea5c30ac19c65
SHA256 12d3accbf470e025eebd77cf3407964950dadcf6991959a97b5319a9fae219c1
CRC32 2941483e
Example file location ---
Filename credui.dll
System Windows XP
File size 163840 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 235892e493845d64d890163cfef90e97
SHA1 baf29803401d1afd910d365b9f400daf7fe86dd4
SHA256 48fc98dd1e5f8f05de6954fe26c0a448aa9838d7dc716518c715f35e3cfa227d
CRC32 5db58880
Example file location ---