MSVCR100.DLL is a dll file that often causes various problems. One of the most common MSVCR100.DLL errors is when programs can’t start because the MSVCR100.DLL is missing or corrupt. Here is the error message that users usually get when there is a problem with MSVCR100.DLL:
The Program can’t start because MSVCR100.DLL is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
MSVCR100.DLL error fix
The easiest way to fix this problem is to install (or reinstall) Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package. This package contains the MSVCR100.DLL file, which means that if you install the package, then the correct version of MSVCR100.DLL will be installed as well.
Before you go to Microsoft’s website to download Visual C++ Redistributable, check your operating system version. Then go to the Control Panel – Programs and check which Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable you have installed. The go to the Microsoft website and download the correct version for your operating system. We recommend that you download both the 2005, 2008 and the 2010 versions.
Here are the links to download the packages:
Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package for (X86)
Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package for (x64)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package for (x64)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x64)
Clean the registry
If installing Visual C++ Redistributable packages doesn’t work, then the problem might lie in the Windows registry. The registry is the central database of any Windows computer. It stores all settings for every single thing that goes on on your computer. That’s why when an entry becomes corrupted, all sort of errors can start occurring.
If you are experiencing all sorts off errors related to MSVCR100.DLL, the best thing to do is to give the registry a full scan with a trusted registry cleanup software. When the scan is complete, let the registry cleaner delete all it the errors it finds.