Download and Fix kbd106n.dll

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

kbd106n.dll file JP Japanese Keyboard Layout for 106. 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 kbd106n.dll related errors on your device. You can also download kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll
File extension DLL
Description JP Japanese Keyboard Layout for 106
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 Neutral

There are various types of errors related to kbd106n.dll file. kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • kbd106n.dll is corrupted
  • kbd106n.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - kbd106n.dll
  • kbd106n.dll file error
  • kbd106n.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register kbd106n.dll file:
  • kbd106n.dll file could not be loaded
  • kbd106n.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because kbd106n.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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.

kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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 kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of kbd106n.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\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your kbd106n.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 kbd106n.dll
System Windows 10
File size 7168 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 aa372f75bb3aec04bf95af7c117d155a
SHA1 008f5146d87cca2151870b3fcc053142965b9113
SHA256 0f75b1b79d965725faf872bece3fb3b04049ed96c1b737d1899b5d4e4c5de454
CRC32 207d6215
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 7168 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 6ceea854ca9cec136c7105f58dc60d66
SHA1 e1133f92b8c2ce36b19b1ed4b7eaa1391103763d
SHA256 db26b2f5d7f54797171e295d7c264315107e804ff10e1a027d6052d5430b68f9
CRC32 6ba1d328
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows 8
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3c7714c5d399822bb97e88f2e3195030
SHA1 046697371490d394a888dd950bb52e4513bf267b
SHA256 620f95391bc08de3bd3c28b591668ba2a257f99446115033c198232cc190f8c0
CRC32 c472efa7
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows 7
File size 7680 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 10df845761c42421774fd727add99a6d
SHA1 e0b0fa4c6ad3d02124fde8f6c0b5b4068f78f145
SHA256 67cba2831ae5ca9d026aea5d0086f5fdf670858f911e3648d559bb695403dd45
CRC32 6566ab3e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows 7
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 f9ea4dab37decf8cf338a2c681f74086
SHA1 30b35f3c4197e7678c60f28ad88d410e890d515a
SHA256 4072883d3002310c2dae826c5c3a06958a61b449339814ac523b61dda2f09b8e
CRC32 65cb12dd
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 8fc8109922775b19e069eb0a7438e492
SHA1 96c3f2ed0d3acef9f929d40b95f176dc21da901a
SHA256 17882f6d41ca3ac089282ae3be980809379723e97435e3a5aefce14bb154c016
CRC32 a43c3561
Example file location ---
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ef210f64ab3ea7591394b5312fc08564
SHA1 70f69132820a129771db03502ca37891cb5ade67
SHA256 bbd8c44b3ec135470a9661a4b84e84af1710f5ab50e2b3aadfa11fc13a6d8e87
CRC32 ad80b561
Example file location ---
Filename kbd106n.dll
System Windows XP
File size 6144 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 4a191f7f95107d19582f242223fa4f02
SHA1 0cbb7f95854a7ba854b8dea2ef363ad0785012da
SHA256 526762f3eef0bdea606eb5db7dec151538c7ab45b9d3d680790a7db689381f29
CRC32 de5cfbda
Example file location ---