Troubleshoot AppSharingHookController.exe Errors and Download File

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

AppSharingHookController.exe file Microsoft Lync. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Office software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of AppSharingHookController.exe related errors on your device. You can also download AppSharingHookController.exe file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8

File info

General information
Filename AppSharingHookController.exe
File extension EXE
Description Microsoft Lync
Program Microsoft Office 2013
Software Office
Author Microsoft
Author Microsoft Corporation
Software version 2013
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Executable application
System Windows NT 32-bit
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to AppSharingHookController.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 AppSharingHookController.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of AppSharingHookController.exe file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your AppSharingHookController.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 AppSharingHookController.exe
System Windows 10
File size 32928 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9e07b9ee070438cf7181d2ec43fda1f5
SHA1 8fc85f71af9ff7d72de45d4a79d09bccdb5a4db3
SHA256 d97f15c6c4f8747046e1d0d78ff6e25c578d1f669d5d573a92b433f2c6c6706a
CRC32 f865e0a6
Example file location C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\
Filename AppSharingHookController.exe
System Windows 8
File size 32928 bytes
Date 2017-05-10
File details
MD5 9e07b9ee070438cf7181d2ec43fda1f5
SHA1 8fc85f71af9ff7d72de45d4a79d09bccdb5a4db3
SHA256 d97f15c6c4f8747046e1d0d78ff6e25c578d1f669d5d573a92b433f2c6c6706a
CRC32 f865e0a6
Example file location ---