FXSEXT32.DLL, Microsoft Outlook Add-On for Fax Extension
fxsext32.dll is a module developed to work with the computer’s fax server and is a component of the Microsoft Outlook Fax Extension add-on. The non-technical name of the fxsext32,dll is Microsoft Fax Exchange Command Extension. It is not an essential system component of the Windows operating systems.
Some virus-checking and spyware removal tools may recognize fxsext32.dll as a malicious element in your computer system, If this occurs, you should ignore the warning if you don’t use Fax Extension. In addition, there are some reported instances where Microsoft Outlook 2003 updates collided with the functionality and disrupted the email-and-fax harmony in the program. Many Outlook 2003 users had to figure out and solve the problem themselves, as no support information was available at the time.
Errors and fixes related fxsext32.dll are listed below.
“The add in C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxsext32.dll could not be installed or loaded.”
This error is common in Windows Vista operating systems running Outlook 2003. To fix it, go to Tools>Options>Other>Advanced Options…>Add-In Manager…disable Fax Extension and then close all windows. If this does not work, you will have to go to Add/Remove Programs and uninstall any recent updates done for Outlook.
“cannot locate fxsext32.dll”
If you are not using Fax Extension, simply delete the add-on. Otherwise, try the same fixing method mentioned earlier. If all else fails, replace the fxsext32.dll from the Windows CD or download the file from http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?fxsext32.
From the Start menu, choose Run, type sfc /scannow and click OK. You will be prompted to insert the Windows CD-ROM in the optical drive. If you downloaded the file, just browse to the relevant folder when prompted for the CD. The System File Checker will scan the contents of the WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 folder and update any corrupted, outdated, or missing DLL (dynamic-link library) files. When the process is complete, restart your PC.