[Resolved] MSVCP100.DLL Not Found Error Windows 10/8/7 and Windows Server

You may get MSVCP100.DLL error on system start-up or when opening an application on your Windows machine. In this article, I will explain in detail about what is MSVCP100.DLL file and how to fix msvcp100.dll not found error. Probably, you may get one of the following error messages:

The program can’t start because MSVCP100.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
Msvcp100.dll Not Found
This application failed to start because msvcp100.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.
Cannot find [PATH]\msvcp100.dll
The file msvcp100.dll is missing.
Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: msvcp100.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.

What is MSVCP100.dll File?

MSVCP100.dll file is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable file and it is required for opening and running some games and other application smoothly. If this file goes missing or gets deleted or damaged then you won’t be able to launch the application that requires this dll file. In this situation, you must know how to fix msvcp.dll not found issue.

How to fix MSVCP100.dll missing error?

In this article, I am going to explain some very useful methods to fix this error. You must try each method one by one and examine whether your problem got fixed or not.

Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

Windows is made with huge number of dll files, exe files, sys files, various types of services, databases, etc so, it is not possible to keep monitoring all the files always. A brilliant PC Optimizer tool repairs damages, fix errors, update windows and drivers, and eliminate various types of errors silently.

Outbyte PC Repair Tool does all the above task easily and provides you an errorfree and smooth Windows environment to work so that you can focus on your business only.

3 Steps to Fix this Error
Step 1. Download Outbyte PC Repair Tool [File Size: 16.4 MB]
Step 2. SCAN your Windows PC
Step 3. Click Fix button to Repair Error

Method 2: Repair Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable file

As I mentioned earlier that this dll file is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package, so you must repair this package in order to fix this problem. Repairing C++ Redistributable package is easy and you just need to follow these steps.

Step 1: Go to Control Panel > Uninstall Program

Step 2: Find Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package. You will find multiple package. Now, right click on each and if it shows Change option, then click on it.

Step 3: It will open Repair wizard. Click on Repair button to repair this file.

Step 4: Within a second, it will repair this package.

Step 5: Apply these methods to all Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package (apply only on to which allows you to change option. Do not uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package).

After repairing all the package, restart your system. Most probably, you will not get the MSVCP100.dll Not Found Error.

Method 3: Update Windows Operating System

Windows updates fix most of the common problems of Operating System. When you update, it will install all the necessary files and eliminate the risk of getting any dll error as well as other issues. After updating windows, you must update all the drivers and softwares. If you are getting difficulties in finding which drivers and software are outdated, then you can use Advanced System Repair Tool to update drivers and repair damages.


In this article, I have tried to explain how to fix MSVCP100.DLL Not Found error in Windows machine. If you get other ideas to fix it, please share your knowledge in comment box.

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