3 Steps to Download and Fix Oem12.inf Errors

Last Updated: 04/13/2021
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The development of Panda Free Antivirus 18.06 by Panda Security prompted the latest creation of oem12.inf. It is also known as a Setup Information file (file extension INF), which is classified as a type of Driver (Setup Information) file.

The first version of oem12.inf was released for the Windows 10 Operating System on 10/10/2012 inside Nokia PC Suite The latest file version for Panda Free Antivirus 18.06 is v18.06 released on 03/21/2018. Oem12.inf is included in Panda Free Antivirus 18.06, Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011, and Nokia PC Suite

In this article, you will find detailed oem12.inf information, a INF file troubleshooting guide, and a list of versions that are available for free download.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: oem12.inf
File Extension: INF file extension
File Type: Driver
Description: Setup Information
User Popularity Rating:
Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Panda Free Antivirus 18.06
Developer: Panda Security
Software: Panda Free Antivirus
Software Version: 18.06
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 2628
Oldest File Date: 10/23/2019
Latest File Date: 03/05/2020

What are oem12.inf Error Messages?

Oem12.inf Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Errors

There are a number of reasons why you could be encountering issues with oem12.inf. Most of the issues concerning INF files involve Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors. These types of oem12.inf errors can be cause by hardware problems, outdated firmware, corrupt drivers, or other software-related (eg. Panda Free Antivirus update) issues. Some of these errors include:

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: oem12.inf.

:( Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn't handle, and now needs to restart. You can search for the error online: [BSOD] (oem12.inf).

STOP 0×0000007A: KERNEL DATA INPAGE (oem12.inf)
STOP 0x0000000A: IRQL NOT LESS EQUAL (oem12.inf)
STOP 0x00000050: PAGE FAULT IN A NONPAGED AREA (oem12.inf)

It's Critical to Resolve Blue Screen of Death Errors

In the majority of cases, you will encounter oem12.inf BSOD errors after you've installed new hardware, software (Panda Free Antivirus), or performed a failed Windows Update. In other cases, software corruption caused by a malware infection can lead to oem12.inf Blue Screen of Death errors. Therefore, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

GEEK TIP : As a rule of thumb, it's always a good idea to create a Windows "Snapshot" backup / System Restore Point before making any hardware or software changes to your computer. That way, it's very easy to restore your system in the unfortunate event you encounter a oem12.inf Blue Screen of Death error after recent changes.

How to Fix oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Panda Free Antivirus (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Panda Free Antivirus software.

You can uninstall Panda Free Antivirus software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Panda Free Antivirus 18.06 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Panda Free Antivirus software.

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

Panda Free Antivirus 18.06

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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 oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free oem12.inf files for every applicable version of Panda Free Antivirus. 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 oem12.inf Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Panda Free Antivirus folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\inf\
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\inf\
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\inf\
  4. 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 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve oem12.inf 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 oem12.inf Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying oem12.inf to your appropriate Windows system directory. Panda Security typically does not release Panda Free Antivirus INF 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 oem12.inf and all other INF files for Panda Free Antivirus. An incorrectly installed INF file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10

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