The program can’t start because MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer

If you receive a The program can’t start because MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem error message while launching a program on your Windows machine, this post is sure to help you resolve the issue.

When you receive this error, the installation process will not show any issue as the installer file may not contain any error that leads to this problem. However, while installing WampServer on your Windows computer, there is a high probability of getting this problem right after installing and at the time of launching it.

WampServer is a popular Windows software that assists users to install WordPress on a local computer. You can do almost all the things related to developing/testing themes, plugins, etc. with the help of WampServer. However, if you receive MSVCR110.dll is missing error after installing WampServer, you can fix the problem using this tutorial. These suggestions will apply if MSVCR100.dllMSVCR71.dll or MSVCR120.dll file is missing as well.

MSVCR110.dll is missing

Downloading the missing DLL file from the internet and pasting it to a particular place is not the actual solution. You can try that method, but you may not get any positive result from it.

You have to download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 from the Microsoft website and install it on your PC in order to fix MSVCR110.dll is missing error after installing WampServer.

Before downloading this package from Microsoft website, you should know that it requires your computer is running with Windows 10, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows XP.

Orange WampServer Icon in System Tray

After installing Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 on your Windows machine, you may get an orange icon of WampServer in your system tray, which may not be green. As long as your icon is orange, you cannot use WampServer on your computer.

There is a simple workaround to fix this problem. First, make sure that WampServer is running. Then click on the WampServer icon and go to Apache > Service > Install Service.

Following that, a command prompt window will open, and you have to hit the Enter key to continue. Now you will be able to see a green WampServer icon in your system tray. If the problem still exists, just click on WampServer icon and select Restart All Services.

That’s it, hope this simple guide will help you.