Msvcr120.dll is missing error (Windows 7, 8 & 10)

What is Msvcr120.dll is missing?

Msvcr120.dll is missing is an error that usually occurs when launching programs or loading games in Windows. Msvcr120.dll is an important file, which is used to extract the valuable application resources needed at runtime by the third-party installation program. The file belongs to the Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013. If the mile is missing, users will not be able to launch programs or games in the C++ programming languages.

The error may also manifest as “msvcr120.dll is missing”, “msvcr120.dll not found”, or “msvcr120.dll error. It may appear in different versions, Windows 7, 8, and 10.

 

How can you fix Msvcr120.dll is missing?

Some of the solutions to this error include:

  • Reinstalling Microsoft Visual C++
  • Downloading and installing the latest graphics card driver

 

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on March 2, 2018 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Reinstall Microsoft Visual C++

“Msvcr120.dll is missing” is an error in Windows that may occur when Msvcr120.dll is missing or corrupt.

Warning: Do not download this Msvcr120.dll from any website. Msvcr120.dll can be obtained by installing the latest version of Microsoft Visual C++.

  1. Download here.
  2. Install Microsoft Visual C++.

    RE: Msvcr120.dll is missing error (Windows 7, 8 & 10)

Another option to install a Microsoft Visual C++ is to install a graphics driver.

Staff Answered on March 5, 2018.
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Solution 2. Download and install the latest graphics card driver

“Msvcr120.dll is missing” is an error in Windows that may occur when Msvcr120.dll is missing or corrupt. Downloading and installing the latest graphics driver will also install the latest Microsoft Visual C++, this includes Msvcr120.dll. Please see below where to download your graphics driver. 

NOTE: When you are installing a graphics card driver, always enable or select Clean Install.

For AMD graphics card, please see link http://support.amd.com/en-us/download 

RE: Msvcr120.dll is missing error (Windows 7, 8 & 10)

For NVIDIA graphics card, please see link http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx 

RE: Msvcr120.dll is missing error (Windows 7, 8 & 10)

For Intel® HD Graphics driver, please see link https://downloadcenter.intel.com/search?keyword=Intel%C2%AE+HD+Graphics+

Staff Answered on March 12, 2018.
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