How to Download and Fix jscript.dll?

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

jscript.dll file Microsoft ® JScript. 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 jscript.dll related errors on your device. You can also download jscript.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 jscript.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft ® JScript
Program Microsoft ® JScript
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

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

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



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


Problems related to jscript.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 jscript.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of jscript.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\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your jscript.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 jscript.dll
System Windows 10
File size 658432 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 804414764f019e65e02007b914e3696d
SHA1 e684aad07ddc3cca9d634af8303e6939779a0cce
SHA256 8ca7ebe53c01d0b02bd25491125916de7de61edf0a8e52c42673cde4226b971e
CRC32 292b08d1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 661504 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 8a88ad059edc1014d5d6a472a6d1d66c
SHA1 7bd39bd094c8b7ed7ad294f1dd988a0147d88664
SHA256 8edea05f23aca08d8003cfb82724facd404664990e84798b4ba0e2b198804002
CRC32 f3ff708a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows 8
File size 690688 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 c1df6d40728d5f4b66efd01ca8c85dd8
SHA1 8ce092cbb1ad66c7c1821e49f6facfea9598bdc2
SHA256 db5d136530e3ef366e419662195fb28e4b09b5ab27ae258ede45551b788906ee
CRC32 46d0500a
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows 7
File size 919040 bytes
Date 2010-11-21
File details
MD5 2d1ffffb473c60805f53598f77a6e283
SHA1 da4bccdf85cf24711d02c05885325b35a0ddc507
SHA256 3e3275cf28475902e64462916dae1955c94cd0c59a1fe02a6fa2ee723bf42b48
CRC32 3f8796a0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows 7
File size 716800 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f22f10918f02bc39f7ea93455a2d8cd7
SHA1 fa192867b97392d4768d42e29dadf5d16ec67c21
SHA256 f237b71b8bafeb4202366195f132f2caaf91b7ab3744e1daa61de043cd058e91
CRC32 da0b7923
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 768000 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 828ca6e600b3e907628529783607777e
SHA1 2cf5a66e18fb1a628d94e356f8f2297254d8ffb9
SHA256 a2e49a9b2267fb2f900745543f4989e371f21e1856e26ba744578eaa651c6d15
CRC32 9a341ed6
Example file location ---
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 512000 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 89333008d4204e561ad09dec3e20760f
SHA1 467d07a76d64c1fbd8475e03ac5beb2ef3609ff6
SHA256 cd4b39c575774005a43852e2cbccf117790a99839027321197d1dc19fc9f1760
CRC32 6a55e7bc
Example file location ---
Filename jscript.dll
System Windows XP
File size 512000 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 0837ddc4b4a8bb8495ef3a0ae2da4271
SHA1 03d1b1dfcc9659bec9cccde5982b2b9768e8264b
SHA256 f3b3f0d0061cb8f6500eff533f8a520669146325362514eca039dae284e17f12
CRC32 9f892065
Example file location ---