Download kbdax2.dll to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

kbdax2.dll file JP Japanese Keyboard Layout for AX2. 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 kbdax2.dll related errors on your device. You can also download kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll
File extension DLL
Description JP Japanese Keyboard Layout for AX2
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 kbdax2.dll file. kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • kbdax2.dll is corrupted
  • kbdax2.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - kbdax2.dll
  • kbdax2.dll file error
  • kbdax2.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register kbdax2.dll file:
  • kbdax2.dll file could not be loaded
  • kbdax2.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because kbdax2.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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.

kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of kbdax2.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 kbdax2.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 kbdax2.dll
System Windows 10
File size 7168 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 079d15d3e0adec35c754b56b6ae54d17
SHA1 699383fc34e6594f55eead8be89b7560710bc4b9
SHA256 44bfeea33fd755c4a235a8545bf7218fe882ef95fff540e76c2654efa55675f1
CRC32 cb9a332b
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 10942cdb805e73443ce3f137386ed431
SHA1 330d9c2bf4006fd8d9f49a96b5afb8836bc3c9a2
SHA256 7744440ed4b4868c2d9caa0327491cbb78fe1bc960961165ff51438391a27b5b
CRC32 3e7b6406
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows 8
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 1f1982f8a3c52df821f87e7c6142b911
SHA1 2e5f9e02db969a98e14481b5fc2309a72dfc1ace
SHA256 116282fb92d97a9d726db0d3c615b8fdee761285e0116a5e8715f10c21465e1e
CRC32 31930fe0
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows 7
File size 7680 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 23b5ab3c7800530daba9db11d3342e39
SHA1 179fafe369870d3caacabf5da5824b1f40996776
SHA256 771f5d70358fb0d81ce555347bc3d6c30c61cadb755a844e6a3c1020a63e0a3f
CRC32 ae8b2e8e
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows 7
File size 8192 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 eca3c0d6d132288f7885977d1e5126b7
SHA1 dca1590f320d40623b7803b1d92c5c8eda6912c0
SHA256 0d4f283f7089aaffb42c0661f9681adfd2c611dda1ee0b8cf721df48efd5ea3e
CRC32 83ac76f6
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 8192 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 4e73e2db9f1961bb777af31a29051f3b
SHA1 c5ca02f36a0431cf697804e279fe2c0f10dcab0e
SHA256 478271a421fb5d2ebebb8b13fdb233b95a5faf0ee24b6d26219986b3e3835843
CRC32 5e1c5e13
Example file location ---
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8efe2168362aa9a21329f583bb3f6125
SHA1 4db8cf053e56b59b367c812517516fb03c28fac8
SHA256 b873413b71483cf46df563753c4350212c83724214ae4ca02d6153978954c1a4
CRC32 518f6a89
Example file location ---
Filename kbdax2.dll
System Windows XP
File size 6144 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 377be6fc749019b820392fd006351063
SHA1 c67c6061090f065a41ae6aa19fa425441ae095f6
SHA256 44664a442377446b8c6e4a166db98a7b78749ce8417b95b08e8e0caea1e1e3bc
CRC32 cf8200f6
Example file location ---