Troubleshoot dao360.dll Errors and Download File

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing dao360.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 dao360.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

dao360.dll file Dynamic Link Library. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of dao360.dll related errors on your device. You can also download dao360.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8.1 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8.1

File info

General information
Filename dao360.dll
File extension DLL
Type Dynamic Link Library
Description Dynamic Link Library
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 610304
Oldest file 2008-04-14
Latest file 2017-03-18
dao360.dll

There are various types of errors related to dao360.dll file. dao360.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 dao360.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • dao360.dll is corrupted
  • dao360.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - dao360.dll
  • dao360.dll file error
  • dao360.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register dao360.dll file:
  • dao360.dll file could not be loaded
  • dao360.dll file doesn't exist

dao360.dll

Error

Application could not be started because dao360.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to dao360.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 dao360.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.

dao360.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 dao360.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 dao360.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 dao360.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 dao360.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the dao360.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 dao360.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 dao360.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 dao360.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace dao360.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 dao360.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of dao360.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\DAO\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\DAO\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---
  • Windows 8.1: ---

If the steps did not solve your dao360.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 dao360.dll
System Windows 10
File size 610304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2ffefb74864d962ef9f750787031a4e7
SHA1 ade2405a022628835fe16867c642a9113f630271
SHA256 4cc28a5be8dc7425a4c4c1ef275ca392f18be35d70232e777dce6d9f3b4d79ac
CRC32 c8f9dcdd
Example file location C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\DAO\
Filename dao360.dll
System Windows 8
File size 610304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 99b6eb26e263e711865f863f21c020f8
SHA1 99604c796f22ab3cb70dc5a17c365bd0bb08bdd1
SHA256 d54351552fc8129cb771303d6ffffdc15e44f70309410531236eb81841f3394e
CRC32 801325d5
Example file location 1: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\DAO\
Filename dao360.dll
System Windows 7
File size 610304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 fc877611e178fa17e23f99d9694590a0
SHA1 5b9e15f716f4d32ca249e5a81d4739f20bbc276c
SHA256 a09132479bf9d6ec78448688986984c66973434fa0c92dc7406c0fbcbf522f33
CRC32 8a360ff7
Example file location ---
Filename dao360.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 610304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a18aec9a43d158874075c5b5c1629b4b
SHA1 5bbbed07ed51d211cac01461a7b55794d271bf37
SHA256 32cf4f31ac877e1994cfb6a64cea36101d86dd424e6f4ac30c907a47cc93e2e7
CRC32 f4c3d8da
Example file location ---
Filename dao360.dll
System Windows XP
File size 554008 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 54e10ad6ebbedcb221aded5d9f0c8f3f
SHA1 642ccb4e8d5963daa1f710200d997faad1ce5005
SHA256 adda2095d8c43424a50d8e6887babd21263dafcf7a7acf57a92a547ae210bb0d
CRC32 eabe8646
Example file location ---
Filename dao360.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 610304 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2ffefb74864d962ef9f750787031a4e7
SHA1 ade2405a022628835fe16867c642a9113f630271
SHA256 4cc28a5be8dc7425a4c4c1ef275ca392f18be35d70232e777dce6d9f3b4d79ac
CRC32 c8f9dcdd
Example file location ---