We all love Microsoft Windows and we appreciate the effort the developers at Microsoft put to give us such an aesthetically pleasing and stable operating system which gets updated periodically. The team puts in endless efforts to ensure that the software released to the public is devoid of any major bugs but still, when you code a software of such a stature, you are bound to leave behind discrepancies. Sometimes, it’s not the developer’s incompetence though that becomes the root cause of OS related issues and bugs, sometimes it’s just the user not being able to evolve with the rolling updates and failing to understand the technical intricacies.
The “missing DLL” error has been haunting Windows users since the days of its inception. When you first see the error without having any prior knowledge on the subject, you get a very bad feeling regarding the issue ever getting fixed.
However most of the DLL errors aren’t really hard to fix. A DLL is actually just a “Dynamic Link library” which is Microsoft’s version of a shared library. This shared library is needed for the program (that isn’t executing on your system) for its build process. So when you download the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package, normally you get what you need. The package contains all the run-time components that are required by programs, written in the C++ language while using the development environment of Visual Studio 2012.
One such error is the missing MSVCR110.DLL error that is often faced by users of Windows 10 when running a third party software. This problem arises because you are missing a DLL file that’s required by the software that is built using Visual Studio 2012. This DLL normally comes along with the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Update 4 package and if you have recently upgraded your OS you might not be having that. Go through the following steps to install the package:
You can go to this link to get the download for the latest Visual C++ Redistributable package from the official Microsoft website.
Select the language from the drop-down and hit “Download”
A pop-up should appear asking you to select the file that you want to download. If you have a 64-bit architecture, then you can select “VSU_4\vcredist_x64.exe” from the list; select “VSU_4\vcredist_x86.exe” if you have a 32 bit architecture.
Once the download completes, run the executable file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the package.
Restart the computer once you are done.
This should be able to fix the error for you and the program that you might be trying to execute should run seamlessly now.