[Solved] The Program Can't Start Because MSVCR110.dll Is Missing from Your Computer

Jean updated on Oct 12, 2020 to File Recovery | How-to Articles

If you happen to meet the problem that "The code execution cannot proceed because msvcr110.dll was not found" or "The program can't start because the MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer" when you are trying to install, uninstall, or launch an application, find solutions from this how-to article.


"The program can't start because MSVCP110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. "

"The code execution cannot proceed because msvcr110.dll was not found. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."

Msvcr110.dll not found or missing error

When trying to install, uninstall, or start certain programs, the Msvcr110.dll error messages might appear. And this issue could apply to any program in Windows 10/8/7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000.


The msvcr110.dll error message, dll file not found and missing, is a problem with one of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable packages installed on the computer. 

In some cases, The msvcr110 dll file might have been removed or corrupted due to a registry problem, a virus or malware issue, a hardware failure, or human error.


See the following methods to fix Msvcr110.dll not found or missing error.

Method 1. Download the Missing MSVCR110.dll File to the Original Location

Now many of you may ask, why not copy the missing MSVCR110.dll file and paste it to the exact place where the program is installed? Yes, it's a way out. However, you must download the required dll file from the Microsoft website. Do not download msvcr110.dll from a "DLL download" website. 

Click the link downloading Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 to Microsoft official website. The page offers detailed installing instructions. Besides, it provides information about the supported operating system and hardware requirements. 

Method 2. Use File Recovery Software to Recover Deleted MSVCR110.dll File

If you've accidentally deleted msvcr110.dll and you've already emptied the Recycle Bin, you can recover msvcr110.dll with a file recovery program. We recommend you try EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to restore the deleted or corrupted MSVCR110.dll files from your computer. This data recovery tool enables you to recover lost data because of accidental deletion, hard drive formatting, partition loss, RAW partition, virus attack, etc. 

Step 1. If you need to recover deleted files from an external storage device like SD card, USB or external hard drive, connect it to your computer at first. Then, run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your PC. Select the location and click the "Scan" button to let the program start scanning the target device.

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Step 2. When the scan finishes, all deleted files will be listed in different folders. You can find the target data easily by a quick search.

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Step 3. You can double-click to preview the found files. Then, select the files and click "Recover" to restore them to a secure location on your PC or external storage device. Click "OK" to complete the process.

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Other Possible Fixes for Msvcr110.dll Not Found or Missing Error

  • Run a virus/malware to eliminate hostile programs that masquerade as DLL files.
  • Use System Restore to undo recent system changes if you’re sure that the DLL error is caused by changes in Registry or other system configuration.
  • Reinstall the programs that use DLL files. If a DLL error occurs when you open a particular program, you can reinstall the program to troubleshoot.
  • Apply any available Windows Update.
  • Perform a repair installation of Windows or run a clean installation of Windows.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

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"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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