Windows Operating System may show you different varieties of errors. But .dll errors are the most popular ones. Most of the times users face .dll errors while installing programs on their PCs. Today we will be discussing how to fix one of the Common error in windows which is “Msvcp110.dll is missing from your computer“. As said, windows can give you a popup box displaying this error while you try to install any program.
You must have seen an error box just like the above picture before and that is why you are here anyway. This Error may pop up on Startup or Shutdown too. As the error message says, the .dll file is missing from your computer, you gotta fix it in order to proceed with whatever you were doing. We will be, however, listing possible ways to fix this error.
Possible Causes of MSVCP110.dll Errors
This Error may be caused due to several reasons, Some of them are:
- Registry Problem
- Corrupt MSVCP110.dll file
- Malware Problem
- Hardware Issues
So now that we know the causes, let us move ahead and see how to fix a Msvcp110.dll error.
Fixing MSVCP110.dll Is Missing Error
STEP 1: Check Your Recycle Bin
Make sure you have not accidentally deleted the msvcp110.dll file. Check your Recycle bin to make sure it’s not there. If you find it just restore and see if you get the error again.
STEP 2: Reinstall The Program
At the time you get this error box, you will see that it says to try and reinstall the program. So I would suggest that you try and reinstall the program and see if you get the error box again. This is a basic fix so you must perform this first and then move on to below advanced fixes.
Advanced Steps To Fix MSVCP110.dll Is Missing Error
STEP 3: Install Visual C++ Redistribution For Visual Studio
Download Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio from the Official Microsoft website. Install it once downloaded. This step will replace the old corrupted msvcp110.dll file in most cases.
You may now go further and try to install the program that was showing you the error. Most of the time this solves the issues for many PC users.
STEP 4: System Restore
If you have created System Restore point in your windows PC then this is the right time to Restore your System to the previous state when your PC was working fine. This is why System Restore is a very handy feature in Windows which most of the users fail to use. You can also read How To Create System Restore Point In Windows PC.
STEP 5: Registry Cleaning
If any of the above fixes don’t solve your problem and you still get Msvcp110.dll is Missing from your Computer Error every time you try to install the program then this indicates registry issues. I would recommend to Download RegCure which is the Most Unexceptional Registry Cleaner and Optimizer.
It is a paid service though. It will cost some cash but will keep your Pc Error Free and will prevent any registry corruption.
STEP 6: Malware/Virus Scan
I am assuming that by now you must have fixed the error and left. Oh, you are still there? Try this, scan your PC for Virus/Malware. Make sure to do a full scan with your favorite anti virus program. See if your anti-virus shows any issues with your Computer.
STEP 7: Re-Install Windows OS
So All the above 6 Steps failed to Solve or Fix your Issue of missing .dll file issue? You will now want to reinstall Windows to fix this problem. Any Corrupt driver/files/registry will be fixed with reinstallation and must also fix the .dll file is missing error.
Finally, if any of the above-mentioned steps helped you to fix the issue then let us know in the Below Comment box which on really fixed your problem. Any other steps which I am missing here can also be shared in the comments section.