energy.dll Informations - Download and Fix

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

energy.dll file Power Efficiency Diagnostics. 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 energy.dll related errors on your device. You can also download energy.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename energy.dll
File extension DLL
Description Power Efficiency Diagnostics
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 energy.dll file. energy.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 energy.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to energy.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 energy.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of energy.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\System32\

If the steps did not solve your energy.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 energy.dll
System Windows 10
File size 499200 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 2ebfebdb8212f92b49fa07eb9df03b8e
SHA1 c221fb3289f0849e36d1efe5290a745b4525357d
SHA256 84ef138eeec259190fa10d26fe57bc48b6629a0cff97832ced73650698b4621f
CRC32 60a05dc3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename energy.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 351744 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 30c9453910447dc9c5730d09782faff5
SHA1 46e610df80fc7cb61ad549ef5c2ac7f5bd3ab092
SHA256 2957f344d842f7a3e946ce97bf685b4731846b7270a06450618499db8baa892c
CRC32 ac0f9dee
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename energy.dll
System Windows 8
File size 225792 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5499041ef90c6d57de5c2eb7d3726ea8
SHA1 90b062de3c5ae0e8952c02705c3210a5e729b129
SHA256 db427effc9426812d254989bae72975af3a38da774c653bdbad9afc022a938a7
CRC32 db8bd600
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename energy.dll
System Windows 7
File size 290304 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 ab70a52acb2d9e1b38a4374629092ec7
SHA1 59d6eab65685dce96e2ce97b2cd6654c64b5d09b
SHA256 035abdef660bfc2aee11a88cdf20a106b58a3e7f4a560303572dd19c9ba42c87
CRC32 337e6be1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\