One of the most common errors, along with the error related to the MSVCP140.dll file and the VCRUNTIME140.dll file, is the MSVCP100.dl error . This error usually appears in the form of a pop-up window when executing a certain program with the message “The program cannot be started because msvcp100.dll is missing from the computer. Try reinstalling the program to correct this problem ”or“ The program can't start because msvcp100.dll is missing ”. The good news is that it has an easy solution, and this time we will see how to proceed to solve the msvcp100 error.
How to install MSVCP100.dll in Windows 10, 8 and 7
In a similar way to the errors linked above, the error that concerns us on this occasion is due to the fact that the system is not able to find the graphic library necessary to run the desired program in programs such as Origin, Adobe Reader, Uplay ...
To reinstall the msvcp100 library we will have to resort to Microsoft's Visual C ++ libraries for Visual Studio .
- Download Visual C ++ for Windows
Before proceeding with the download, we will have to know the type of system that our Windows PC is running, which can be 32 bits or 6 4. To do this, it is as simple as right-clicking on the Windows Start icon and access the System section. In System type we can see the amount of bits supported by our computer.
Finally we will download the Visual C ++ libraries corresponding to our type of system: x86 for 32-bit based systems and x64 for 64-bit based systems . The installation process is as simple as any other program, and once it is finished, we will have to restart the system for the changes to be applied correctly.
How to download MSVCP100.dll for Windows
If the previous process has not worked for us, we will have to download the MSVCP100.dll file manually to transfer it to the respective system folders.
- Download MSVCP100.dll for 32-bit systems
- Download MSVCP100.dll for 64-bit systems
Once we have downloaded it, we will have to move it to the folder of the program that generates the error MSVCP100.dll is missing. In the event that the error occurs in several programs, we will have to move the file to as many folders as there are affected programs .
To access each of the program folders, as simple as right-clicking on the icon on the Desktop and selecting the option Open the file location .
The last step to prevent the error from reappearing both in the affected program and in other Windows programs is based on moving the same file to the Windows System32 folder located in the following path:
- C: \ Windows \ System32 \
Solution to MSVCP100.dll is missing error if the above does not work
In the remote case that none of the above has worked correctly, the last step to solve the MSVCP100.dll error is based on resorting to the Command Prompt, which we can access by typing "CMD" in the Start search bar, not without first right clicking on the result to run the program with administrative privileges .
Inside the command machine, we will write the following command:
- sfc / scannow
The program will then run a diagnostic tool that will try to search for missing files and repair corrupted system files . When the diagnostic process is finished, we will close the window and restart the computer so that the changes are applied correctly.