Msvcp100.dll missing

Msvcp100.dll missing

Msvcp100.dll is a part of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, a program that was developed by the Microsoft Corporation.

Its description is the Microsoft C Runtime Library and is a Dll file that is needed by several applications to run efficiently. However, you are likely to experience error messages if this file is missing from your computer.These errors are usually occur if the Msvcp100.dll was removed from its folder or it has been corrupted by a malicious program.

If you were launching an application and you received an error message that Msvcp100.dll is missing, you need to determine the cause of the problem. While launching the program, it first scans all your system’s folders for the Msvcp100.dll. If it cannot locate the required Dll file, it pops out an error message giving you the reason why launching the corresponding program was unsuccessful.

When do the Msvcp100.dll errors occur?

These errors may appear when starting Windows, launching a video game or while using a particular function. They can also occur when Windows was shut down improperly. It is necessary to troubleshoot the issue to determine the solution to this problem.

Examples of Msvcp100.dll error messages

  • “The file Msvcp100.dll is missing”
  • “Cannot register Msvcp100.dll”
  • “This application failed to start because Msvcp100.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix the problem.”
  • “Cannot find Msvcp100.dll”
  • “Msvcp100.dll is missing”

How can I fix the Msvcp100.dll is missing errors?

Reinstall the problematic software

You can uninstall and install the program as it will be useful in refreshing the Msvcp100.dll file that was causing the problem.

Check the Recycle Bin

The Msvcp100.dll might have been deleted accidentally and was moved to the Recycle Bin. You can right-click on the missing file and select restore to return it to the right destination folder.

Run a full virus/ malware scan

In most cases, the Msvcp100.dll is often corrupted by a malicious program and it may have also been deleted in the process. You can carry out a comprehensive malware scan to determine the potential threats and solutions to the problem.

Clean Windows installation

If the malware scan was not successful in fixing the problem, you will need to install a new Windows operating system. It is one of the ways of getting rid of the malicious programs and other issues that leads to the error messages. Reboot your computer after the installation and run the application for the second time.

Register the Msvcp100.dll Manually

The issue might be as a result of Windows registry. The program that relies on Msvcp100.dll might have failed to register the Dll file during installation resulting to the error notification. Microsoft Register Server is an essential tool that can help you re-register the Msvcp100.dll file.

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