How to Download and Fix KBDBENE.DLL?

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

KBDBENE.DLL file Belgian Dutch Keyboard Layout. 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 KBDBENE.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download KBDBENE.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
File extension DLL
Description Belgian Dutch Keyboard Layout
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 KBDBENE.DLL file. KBDBENE.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 KBDBENE.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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



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


Problems related to KBDBENE.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 KBDBENE.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.

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

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

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

System Windows 10
File size 7168 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 b30e8b8178c033b0f4eb9c055b895fca
SHA1 9c03a213873d3f894186e825612d416d5298415f
SHA256 060dec4956051f82feb6149eb7b9479deac5f16a5640f13ed1aba791afd89c54
CRC32 9ef477cd
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
System Windows 8.1
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 79ea8a26e6b1be6d48ce43c74e43602e
SHA1 2ee57b4b3ec48b396f763fcb41f6f7bda3483d51
SHA256 6fbd9abbbb270a3e4db866b547fe5f719655dbe01a323c0de69697290fb225d7
CRC32 040ae6f2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
System Windows 8
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 e91c97a1deccb0aaa1f3d69e4135b3b3
SHA1 d377a8482c042b693fcc594871b6bc108979853f
SHA256 ca68f1990a2b114bba2a6007c3d0a237eb444c7a62f0b25c8c9097fa23b8992f
CRC32 9fa459e3
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
System Windows 7
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0de72ed1beb53975aff62e6493915814
SHA1 7c371956e102ed5c593762e58648f8ffcad376a9
SHA256 cddf951439ca4943be24390d953aeaae2dcec16665ea1bc93064dca1906ba1ae
CRC32 814f9ecc
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
System Windows 7
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 4983313dfb99554b193d48e397086315
SHA1 adaee86138d506f35c09ce5dffbba3bf5a303372
SHA256 bc2181c4bced83333a2565818d4d42881632388a92dbb5868ed2761d6be6dc28
CRC32 bc333dc5
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 33ef6b8c8d8010c3f6357a419d78807f
SHA1 214c272ade1d6a6b037249a4265eb00113748b20
SHA256 019ef0e9e032eddeb6858d8f26e1d29ea6302ceee5a3255475b73cb02e0d4159
CRC32 2877ec39
Example file location ---
System Windows Vista
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 995496405dcc126d64a165ac0e9fa852
SHA1 66bc499052b91de4dde5e039caaa53fb9041d27c
SHA256 bc530fa55bdc418fa69aeaa89926e8db231b6c1c99b45a4e572b52ee0a8bf851
CRC32 fcdfe069
Example file location ---
System Windows XP
File size 6144 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 d916e1b4df4a5dac0f3b37d5baf5fb18
SHA1 119a9f278de1a742f51e3b9d34f178602fbc439b
SHA256 abe3dfbc6492969132f50672cbee4664a863209fa76bf293efb3a372f6917e77
CRC32 af110d7d
Example file location ---