How to Download and Fix csamsp.dll?

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

csamsp.dll file Microsoft CSA MSP. 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 csamsp.dll related errors on your device. You can also download csamsp.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 csamsp.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft CSA MSP
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 csamsp.dll file. csamsp.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 csamsp.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to csamsp.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 csamsp.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_7c43b59877ab9717\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_a00690000c0aab3c\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_a00690000c0aab3c\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your csamsp.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 csamsp.dll
System Windows 10
File size 191488 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 2c5e30cebf69ee6f0cc1e3228de20700
SHA1 9b04b623a062ef9998ddb978eb0aba92dce4d067
SHA256 fdf42cb4dfc31d31fa02f5d961f2b03b4dd3994eed1a8a83fbaa9e8e0817b86b
CRC32 2984f295
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_7c43b59877ab9717\
Filename csamsp.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 195072 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 c509bdc2c14416bb6852eca9c6fb35f1
SHA1 8cb0c33eaf872ecbabfe76e607d626575e5f6803
SHA256 70c87fec6df55db148a2b059fdf344f386696fc2b300f5bd80c93879aa4d9ee3
CRC32 b286b57a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_a00690000c0aab3c\
Filename csamsp.dll
System Windows 8
File size 181248 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 81a41d7241146ad7dcbc31476264d2fc
SHA1 221461ef25882842c2ac5f88dac666aee8044f2b
SHA256 a197ff6c10a6c065f3793e826ffae16d8ffdcfc04da2bf9f20bf25be6ec0335c
CRC32 d3bd52b4
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\modemcsa.inf_x86_a00690000c0aab3c\
Filename csamsp.dll
System Windows 7
File size 218112 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 ce90da63a159e0c87e1ba1ad3d74e123
SHA1 b3437be8644c2e2169b3dad8410a05ee19efe0ac
SHA256 5f828b71424e415166cbb04a0c743fc9ca1da99e8650c0fb7d0394c1988f64b6
CRC32 b2c67a38
Example file location ---
Filename csamsp.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 219136 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 5438ae7223c7bbb32158a2de9b5a760f
SHA1 200e3ead157e1eff08755092e9778deee83e55a7
SHA256 37605872a3e37c67f831cd09e32ce9217b5405b333d6912abaed848cbd51fce9
CRC32 2b84af28
Example file location ---