EXSEC32.DLL Informations - Download and Fix

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

EXSEC32.DLL file digsig32. 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 EXSEC32.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download EXSEC32.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
File extension DLL
Description digsig32
Program Microsoft Outlook
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod Neutral

There are various types of errors related to EXSEC32.DLL file. EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • EXSEC32.DLL is corrupted
  • EXSEC32.DLL cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - EXSEC32.DLL
  • EXSEC32.DLL file error
  • EXSEC32.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register EXSEC32.DLL file:
  • EXSEC32.DLL file could not be loaded
  • EXSEC32.DLL file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because EXSEC32.DLL file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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.

EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL file

The last solution is to manually download and replace EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of EXSEC32.DLL file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 7: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\
  • Windows XP: ---
  • Windows XP: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your EXSEC32.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 EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows 10
File size 307864 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9fea8ab4bdc088c31fec32891e2c26a9
SHA1 b5bbd3ecdd7a7ee90ead6998009e69fbd271dede
SHA256 a0630732fb99536718746d207ef0b70e285da5151ac2b169b2df36c773d79046
CRC32 621656e0
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows 7
File size 330064 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 8449d55c9f26d3ac958cad4e639f2d9c
SHA1 f366e9c5f0be1ef024e6037d91839da26635eec6
SHA256 a38e057c9b4cc0dbb6ab553497af297fa7870c94d4b5e2a67ddd4094ae36a7da
CRC32 b11ecfe5
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows Vista
File size 392456 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 36e3be4616fa4acd96368ea508d65374
SHA1 a6bf1cf47237156f4645ad94a35cdd0a3a57db51
SHA256 467e49430e9696b94739494b5cd5b5aa4d94e6941266598cffbc1029718c4810
CRC32 ef980e9e
Example file location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows XP
File size 345144 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 dad848a272c4df8eb95158748b406cdc
SHA1 4ead835c71f578933384eba8af80073d08f70733
SHA256 98ae91a5c4c8fa002b82faa76546cbee75d4e07db737a401415ca20e3ca19502
CRC32 8d66959c
Example file location ---
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows XP
File size 341408 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 fe9dd018e3be9e7417d6a6192e2f2552
SHA1 b810497f0bbc4ab6a0322f8915ff8b90329872ad
SHA256 da9e6d386f1f956b6adbdf40005ae871ed7da82cf165e353f8bf78604af95947
CRC32 7cd0252b
Example file location ---
Filename EXSEC32.DLL
System Windows 8
File size 307864 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9fea8ab4bdc088c31fec32891e2c26a9
SHA1 b5bbd3ecdd7a7ee90ead6998009e69fbd271dede
SHA256 a0630732fb99536718746d207ef0b70e285da5151ac2b169b2df36c773d79046
CRC32 621656e0
Example file location ---