DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf - Download and Fix Errors

Last Updated: 06/13/2020
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Private files, such as DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf, are considered a type of Archive (Private) file. They are associated with the PF file extension, developed by Sony Mobile Communications for Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011.

DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf was first developed on 07/27/2011 for the Windows 10 Operating System in Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011. According to our records, this is the primary and most recent file release from Sony Mobile Communications.

Please see below for more detailed information, PF file troubleshooting instructions, and free downloads of different versions of DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf
File Extension: PF file extension
File Type: Archive
Description: Private
User Popularity Rating:
Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011
Developer: Sony Mobile Communications
Software: Sony Ericsson PC Suite
Software Version: 6.011
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 8597
Oldest File Date: 11/26/2019
Latest File Date: 11/26/2019

What are DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf Error Messages?

General DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf Runtime Errors

DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf file errors often occur during the startup phase of Sony Ericsson PC Suite, but can also occur while the program is running. These types PF errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Sony Ericsson PC Suite is running. Here are some of the most common DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\Windows\Prefetch\DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf

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

Most PF errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Sony Ericsson PC Suite), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Sony Ericsson PC Suite, system crash while loading or saving DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf, 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Sony Ericsson PC Suite (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Sony Ericsson PC Suite software.

You can uninstall Sony Ericsson PC Suite 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 Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Sony Ericsson PC Suite software.

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

Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011

Sony Mobile Communications

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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf files for every applicable version of Sony Ericsson PC Suite. 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Sony Ericsson PC Suite folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Windows\Prefetch\
  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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf to your appropriate Windows system directory. Sony Mobile Communications typically does not release Sony Ericsson PC Suite PF 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 DPINST64.EXE-C8D7BA72.pf and all other PF files for Sony Ericsson PC Suite. An incorrectly installed PF 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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File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
DLLHOST.EXE-71214090.pf Private Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 6611 C:\Windows\Prefetch\
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WUAUCLT.EXE-830BCC14.pf Private Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 11875 C:\Windows\Prefetch\
SMSS.EXE-1DCD0EB1.pf Private Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 2837 C:\Windows\Prefetch\
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File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
setuperr.log Log Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 23563 C:\Windows\Logs\DPX\
setupact.log Log Sony Ericsson PC Suite 6.011 62521 C:\Windows\Panther\UnattendGC\
setupact.log Log Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 62521 C:\Windows\Panther\UnattendGC\
setupapi.dev.log Log Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 684126 C:\Windows\inf\
WmiApRpl.h C/C++/Objective-C Header Sony PC Companion 2.10.259 3444 C:\Windows\System32\wbem\Performance\


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