Msvcp110.dll Is Missing or Not Found Errors

When you come across msvcp110.dll errors, you should take steps to rectify the issue so that the program will function normally. There will not be any impact on the system performance when the restoration is done in a very efficient way. If the file is removed or corrupted, you will come across these error messages and you can fix the error. If you take the help of an expert, the issue will be resolved very easily. You can also install automated tool so that it will scan and fix the error very easily. However, you should use resources offered by a reputed site so that your PC will not be infected.

Typical error messages

  • dll file not found
  • The file msvcp110.dll is missing
  • Cannot find msvcp110.dll
  • Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: msvcp110.dll file. Please install [APPLICATION] again.
  • The application failed to start because msvcp110.dll file was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the issue.


You might come across error messages when you are using the application or install certain applications. The error message might surface while starting or running the Windows operating system. In some cases, it will appear during the runtime as well.

Fixing the msvcp110.dll error

In some cases, msvcp110.dll error is related to registry issues. Hardware failure, virus or malware will also be a factor of concern. Hence, the error should be fixed in a systematic way so that you can resolve it without any complications.

If the error message is displayed while starting an application, you are advised to reinstall the program. When you reinstall the program, the necessary files will be readily available in the Windows library and the system functionality will not be affected.

If the msvcp110.dll is missing, you should ensure that the file is downloaded from a legitimate source. If a CD or DVD is supplied with the application, you might want to install the program again so that the issue will be resolved. Before performing complicated steps, you will want to start the computer in safe mode. If you download Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 package, the replacement or restoration of msvcp110.dll file take place very efficiently.

There are different Visual C++ redistributable for visual studio 2012 updates. The update should be selected as per the OS, 32 bit or 64 bit. You can also resort to restoration of the file by using the ‘system restore’ option. If you have deleted msvcp110.dll by mistake, the restoration will be done very easily. If the file is deleted from the recycle bin, the recovery option can be exercised by using file recovery program.

You can run a virus or malware program so that if the issue is related to the infection of your computer, it can be resolved very easily. You should reinstall the program to resolve the issue. Available Windows updates should be downloaded and installed. You should also test the memory module and hard drive to rule out the hardware issue.