Download XWA55X_A.DYC and Troubleshoot Errors

Last Updated: 11/25/2023
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XWA55X_A.DYC, also known as a Xerox Printer Driver Configuration file, was created by Microsoft for the development of Windows Vista. DYC files fall under under the System (Xerox Printer Driver Configuration) file type category.

The first release of XWA55X_A.DYC for the Windows Vista platform was on 11/08/2006 for Windows Vista. According to our records, this release is the only version of this file offered by Microsoft.

In this article, you will find detailed XWA55X_A.DYC information, a DYC file troubleshooting guide, and a list of versions that are available for free download.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: XWA55X_A.DYC
File Extension: DYC file extension
File Type: System
Description: Xerox Printer Driver Configuration
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Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Windows Vista
Developer: Microsoft
Software: Windows
Software Version: Vista
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 262
Oldest File Date: 09/18/2006
Latest File Date: 09/18/2006

What are XWA55X_A.DYC Error Messages?

General XWA55X_A.DYC Runtime Errors

XWA55X_A.DYC file errors often occur during the startup phase of Windows, but can also occur while the program is running. These types DYC errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Windows is running. Here are some of the most common XWA55X_A.DYC runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnxx001.inf_b9aa465d\Amd64\XWA55X_A.DYC

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Most DYC errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your XWA55X_A.DYC file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Windows), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, XWA55X_A.DYC file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Windows, system crash while loading or saving XWA55X_A.DYC, bad sectors on your storage media (usually your primary hard drive), or malware infection. Thus, it’s critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix XWA55X_A.DYC Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your XWA55X_A.DYC issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the XWA55X_A.DYC error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: Run SFC (System File Checker) to restore the corrupt or missing XWA55X_A.DYC file.

System File Checker is a utility included with every Windows version that allows you scan and restore corrupted system files. Use the SFC tool to fix missing or corrupt XWA55X_A.DYC files (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "cmd" but DO NOT PRESS "ENTER".
  3. Press and hold "CTRL-Shift" on your keyboard while pressing "ENTER".
  4. You'll be prompted with a permission dialog box.
  5. In the box, click "YES".
  6. You should have a black screen with a blinking cursor.
  7. In that black screen, type "sfc /scannow" and hit "ENTER".
  8. SFC will begin scanning for XWA55X_A.DYC issues and any other system file problems.
  9. Follow any on-screen commands to complete the process.

Please be aware that this scan might take a while, so please be patient while it is working.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

sfc /scannow

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many XWA55X_A.DYC error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the XWA55X_A.DYC error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your XWA55X_A.DYC File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate XWA55X_A.DYC file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free XWA55X_A.DYC files for every applicable version of Windows. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download XWA55X_A.DYC Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy the file into the appropriate directory for your Windows version:

  4. Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnxx001.inf_b9aa465d\Amd64\
  5. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows Vista.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve XWA55X_A.DYC problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download XWA55X_A.DYC Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying XWA55X_A.DYC to your appropriate Windows system directory. Microsoft typically does not release Windows DYC files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing XWA55X_A.DYC and all other DYC files for Windows. An incorrectly installed DYC file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows Vista

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