Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll Troubleshoot and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao. 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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll related errors on your device. You can also download Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll
File extension DLL
Description Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao
Program Microsoft Office 2010
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Comments Publisher policy to load 14.0 assemblies instead of 12.0 assemblies.
Fix File Errors

There are various types of errors related to Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file. Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll is corrupted
  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll
  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file error
  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file:
  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file could not be loaded
  • Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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.

Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao\\
  • Windows 7: ---

If the steps did not solve your Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.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 Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll
System Windows 10
File size 11936 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 524014d39a54d3908de59807c09cae3b
SHA1 cc166f76626f94cdbabd8095286a82a474af9f8e
SHA256 f259988c45f54338d57175fcf4fb9f895d484a4eb0c4b861a3abe885c263be66
CRC32 0eeca48f
Example file location C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao\\
Filename Policy.12.0.Microsoft.Office.Interop.Access.Dao.dll
System Windows 7
File size 11664 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 1ad4166c04970b0f4c69a3e7ddc3cc2d
SHA1 e7f541d949bed2038b4dc8bf750d88296146471f
SHA256 31d7176cdf110c15a9001fba733235fffd8f3e62823e9c23b68f642c3c2af53a
CRC32 56912129
Example file location ---