appidpolicyconverter.exe - Repair Issues and Download

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

appidpolicyconverter.exe file AppID Policy Converter Task. 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 appidpolicyconverter.exe related errors on your device. You can also download appidpolicyconverter.exe file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename appidpolicyconverter.exe
File extension EXE
Description AppID Policy Converter Task
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to appidpolicyconverter.exe 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 appidpolicyconverter.exe 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace appidpolicyconverter.exe 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 appidpolicyconverter.exe file.

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

If the steps did not solve your appidpolicyconverter.exe 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 appidpolicyconverter.exe
System Windows 10
File size 116736 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 3180afa26d4953a336af4e41e2845342
SHA1 0e4fe7419969536c58300808af01ba6bebfdde6c
SHA256 051d9ad9bce4d150ad3cee11ae5ee7217437d703b236aa83cca2eaec53ff3098
CRC32 9db356dd
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename appidpolicyconverter.exe
System Windows 8.1
File size 161280 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 0d158ba822cad88968a4d3e61d8a93e0
SHA1 f8caca1b8ffe1dbe883ccfe9e80da7325f7c6f0f
SHA256 3c36601e9cd61b782ad3a98b09113dd97a4f5bb7f354e90d1d8e7c5bb68af4f1
CRC32 17558c9f
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename appidpolicyconverter.exe
System Windows 8
File size 102912 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5bc99dd3e89ba2f5af040f18e5642646
SHA1 0214c41d4d2b1d0bba3c53dd79861f018d356bc7
SHA256 f9a4ff78426ef55e02423e8b836a4dde2187d6448c07a55b749d2ef858d8e81f
CRC32 7c6dd343
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename appidpolicyconverter.exe
System Windows 7
File size 146944 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 b5dfcabd02954f3a1d2d364671efb7fe
SHA1 db4a09c2012f57fe194ce324cd32e53fd4f91900
SHA256 a697770da6fcdf45b78792d2b16bdb19d56133054d50c32201013628899243cd
CRC32 232028a2
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\