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How to fix corrupt kernel32.dll errors

April 14, 2014

DLL ToolDLL Tool downloads kernel32.dll and repairs corrupt kernel32.dll errors including missing or not found, Skype fatal crashing, faulting module, can't create file and k32getprocessimagefilenamew issues.

Introduction to kernel32.dll

As a dll (dynamic link library), Kernel32.dll contains core code and data that can be used by more than one program at the same time. Kernel32.dll is the 32 bit dll found in Windows 9x/Me operating system kernel, which handles memory management, input or output operations, and interrupts. Kernel32.dll will resides in the specific protected area in the memory after the startup of the Windows.

Kernel32.dll file should only be located in the Windows\system32 folder of your pc as this is the default path where this file is supposed to execute from. Kernel32.dll error can be caused if a program or application fails to access certain space in computer memory.

Kernel32.dll errors

There are common kinds of kernel32.dll error, it is corrupted or missing. Kernel32.dll errors usually occur as follows:

  1. Kernel32.dll Unicode:32bit l.664 Win60602 2(service Pack 2 ) IE9.0.812216421
    Description: IE raised unhandled exception in third party module and should be closed. Get this constantly.
  2. Keep getting cannot find Kernel32.dll.when adding updates. Have managed to update to IE8, but the error message still appears. This also prevents download of SKYPE.
  3. Access violation at address 756c139D in module 'kernel32.dll'. Write of address CCCCCCC0 when installing ASUS ROG Exchange V1.00.14 for Windows 7/8 32bit & 64bit at MAXIMUS V EXTREEM.
  4. The procedure entry point sunMapLS_IP_EBP_12 could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.DLL.
  5. When launching the internet a box appears with a message saying kernel32.dll, if click on send a report it shuts the internet down.
  6. Stopped working Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: Rim.Desktop.exe Application Version: Application Timestamp: 50ca51de Fault Module Name: KERNEL32.DLL.
  7. Chkdsk keeps looping resulting in error c0000221 (Bad Image Checksum) kernel32.dll corrupted.

Causes of Kernel32.dll errors

Served as a core process in central module, Kernel32.dll allows executable programs (EXE) to communicate with a specific device so that to do particular functions. Errors related to Kernel32.dll file can be provoked by a certain program or application, and sometimes can be caused by multiple files and applications.

Sometimes, Windows pops up an error message invalid page fault. This error occurs when one or more programs or applications try to access kernel32.dll's protected memory space.

Some of the undetected spyware/trojan may be responsible for the kernel32.dll errors occurring on your computer by placing a file with the similar name. Many kernel32.dll related .exe files are often the favorite target for spyware/Trojans to perform their malicious tasks by modifying the registry keys of the infected files.

Moreover, a uninstall of a program that has been performed incorrectly may also lead to the kernel32.dll errors. The program contains the files that have close connection with kernel32.dll, and may be corrupted during the uninstall and reinstall, thus affecting the normal function of kernel32.dll.

Last but not least, the kernel32.dll error usually happen when the Windows registry gone corrupted or the related entries inside is damaged.

Windows registry is part of the system, it is much important than any other system components, all the software & hardware data are stored in the registry. The Windows Registry is an enormous batch of files containing information about almost everything that occurs on the computer, from a visit to a Web site to a program installation. The registry also contains information about drivers and other essential programs, like DLLs -- small helper programs that often work with more than one application. This information is stored in the form of keys that help programs run. It's like a big blueprint for where everything goes on your computer and how it all fits together.

Improper uninstall and reinstall, spyware/Trojan modification can result in the abnormal registry of dll files relative to kernel32.dll. The regular cleanup by a registry cleaner will only remove the obsolete or invalid registry entries, but the fundamental causes for kernel32.dll error remain untouched in the registry, leading to kernel32.dll errors and other dll errors, such as .sys blue screen of death or .exe high cpu usage.

Fixes for Kernel32.dll errors

If the Kernel32.dll invalid page fault results from running one application, then the application needs to be replaced. If the Kernel32.dll error occurs in the process of accessing multiple files and applications, the corruption is probably caused by faulty hardware.

When coming across the error message such as cannot find the missing Kernel32.dll files, you must download the missing dll files and install it. However, most people have no idea of how to download the missing dll files. Then DLL TOOL can be a smart choice to locate the right version of kernel.dll file and re-register it for you free of charge.

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