MSVCR110.dll is Missing – 5 Ways to Fix it

MSVCR110.dll is Missing is very common error and almost every Windows users face this problem once in a lifetime. This error mainly appears when you try to install software, hardware or driver in your PC or try to launch an application in Windows 10/8/8.1/7/Server. Maximum time this error occurs when you install Wamp Server in Windows 10/8 64bit or 32 bit. Meanwhile, the installation suddenly you will see a message prompt that says:
msvcr100dll

The Program can’t start because MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
Msvcr110.dll Not Found
Cannot find [PATH]\msvcr110.dll
The program can’t start because msvcr110.dll is missing from your computer.
The file msvcr110.dll is missing.
Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: msvcr110.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.

However, no matter which software or driver you are installing, this problem may appear with any installation.
 

Cause

MSVCR110.dll is a short form of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable and if this file gets deleted, corrupted or replaced by other application then you will start getting this file is a missing error.

Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

The most of the common reason behind MSVCR110.dll is Missing is corrupted or damaged system files like DLL files, EXE files, sys files etc. There are thousands of tiny system files are there that work specific task. If one of the files gets replaced, deleted or damaged then you may get MSVCR110.dll Not Found or Missing Error.


Download and Install Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC. It has the large database with 25 million of files. It will find all the damaged or deleted system files and reinstall them with the fresh one. After, optimizing with Advanced System Repair Tool, try to install application once again.

Method 2: Download and Install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4

Downloading and installing the redistributable file may fix this error completely. You may download this file from this location:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679#

1. Select your language and click Download button
download_vc

2. Select OS Version and click Next to download this file.
vc_version

If you have already installed it and still getting the error then do the following steps.

1. Go to Control Panel > Add or Remove Program
2. Find VC++ Redistributable File and Right click on them and select repair.
3. After finishing the process, restart the PC.

Note: Most of the website suggests you download the MSVCR110.dll file and paste it into System32 Folder. In my recommendation, never do that. Downloading MSVCR110.dll file from the untrusted site might inject critical virus/malware/spyware into your PC that is very hard to detect.

Method 3: Run System File Checker Tool

System File Checker tool is a command line tool that can be run easily in administrative command prompt. This tool scans Windows Installation and repairs the windows files if it found corrupted or damaged.

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator
CMD-Command
2. Type following command and press Enter
sfc /scannow
sfc scan now

3. Let the process complete. Once the task completed, try to install the application again. Most probably, you will not get the MSVCR110.dll is missing error.

Method 4: Restore Windows

It might be the best solution to restore Windows OS to the previous date. Restoring Windows doesn’t delete your data. It just removes customization and settings that are recently added. By doing that you will be able to get rid of this dll problem.

Method 5: Register MSVCR110.dll File

Many times, this msvcr110.dll file doesn’t get deleted or corrupted but it gets unregistered from registry file. Register this file manually and your problem will be solved. In order to register this file once again, follows the following steps:

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator
2. Type following command and press Enter

Step 1: unregister msvcr110.dll file

regsvr32 /u msvcr110.dll

Step 2: Register msvcr110.dll file

regsvr32 /i msvcr110.dll

3. Close the command prompt.
4. Now restart the program that produces msvcr110.dll error.

Summary

In this article, I have discussed how can you fix msvcr110.dll error in Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server. If you got any better idea to fix this issues, please share your knowledge in the comment box.

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