The msvcr110.dll is part of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 that was developed by the Microsoft Corporation.

It is described in the Microsoft C Runtime Library and it is needed by various applications to run properly. There are several versions of the msvcr110.dll that are compatible with 32-bit or 64-bit Windows Operating systems. Some of the versions include 32-bit & 64-bit 11.0.50727.1 and 32-bit & 64 bit 11.0.51106.1.

All these versions are described by the Microsoft C Runtime Library. You are likely to experience the error messages on your screen if the msvcr110.dll is missing from your computer. When launching any program, it will first scan the folders in your entire system for the required files. If it is not available, it responds by popping an error message on your screen indicating that the msvcr110.dll is missing.

Some of the ways in which these error messages are likely to appear include;

  • “Msvcr110.dll is missing”
  • “This program can’t start because msvcr110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem.”
  • “Cannot find msvcr110.dll.”
  • “Msvcr110.dll was not found”
  • “Msvcr110.dll error loading”

What causes the msvcr110.dll errors?

The primary reason why you receive these error messages is because the folder may have been removed or corrupted.

This causes the corresponding program not to run properly because the file cannot be located anywhere in your system. In some cases, it might be resulting from issues with the Windows registry or hardware related problems.

How can I fix the msvcr110.dll error?

There are several ways of fixing the msvcr110.dll errors. Some of the steps include;

Download the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update

This package will be useful in restoring or replacing the msvcr110.dll with the latest Microsoft copy to fix the dll errors.

Check the Recycle Bin

If you suspect that you deleted the msvcr110.dll file accidentally, you can check it in the Recycle bin and replace it to its rightful destination.

Reinstall the problematic software

If you received the error message while launching a game or a random application, try to uninstall it and reinstall the software again. Reboot your computer before you run the program for the second time.

Run a Malware/ virus scan

The primary cause of most dll errors are malicious software which corrupt the essential files in your system. A full scan should be capable of identifying the potential threats and disinfecting the affected folders.

Update your video card drivers

If you received the error message while opening or playing an online game, you will need to update your video card drivers. If possible, upgrade to the latest version if the video card drivers.

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