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The error “vcomp110.dll is missing” is typically displayed when the user tries to open a graphical application such as Photoshop, AutoCAD, Corel Draw, WLXPhotoGallery, etc. However, some users report that they get it after a Windows game could not be opened.
This error occurs because Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 was not installed during installation, perhaps because it was blocked by antivirus software. The redistribution function of Microsoft Visual C++ may not be synchronized.
C:\Windows\system32\VCOMP110.dll is not designed to work on Windows or contains an error. Try reinstalling the program using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or software supplier for assistance.
There are several reasons that can cause errors in the vcomp110.dll file, including problems with the Windows registry, malware, faulty applications, etc.
Error messages related to the vcomp110.dll file may also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or deleted.
Other common errors in vcomp110.dll are:
“vcomp110.dll is missing”.
“vcomp110.dll loading error.”
“vcomp110.dll has not been found”
“vcomp110.dll not found”.
“vcomp110.dll access violation”
“The error at the entry point of the vcomp110.dll procedure.”
“vcomp110.dll not found”.
“Unable to register vcomp110.dll”.
How to fix the missing error in the Vcomp110.dll file?
Using the file explorer
1. Open the Windows File Explorer.
2. select your drive “C:”.
3. Enter VCOMP110.DLL in the search field and wait for it to find you.
4. select it and right-click on COPY (uncut): p
5. locate the directory where “witcher3.exe” is located.
6. insert the VCOMP110.DLL into this directory.
Reinstalling Visual C++ Redistributable
If the Microsoft download did not resolve the vcomp110.dll error, reinstall Visual C++ Redistributable from the program installation folder. Sometimes, the video game or application contains a specific version of the DLL file that works better than the Microsoft site.
The folder you need to search depends on the game or program that has the error vcomp110.dll. For example, you can search for a file such as MSVC2012 in C:\game-folder\game-title\_redist\ or in a vcredist folder for a file such as vcredist_x86 or vcredist_x64.
If you see two files there, open them both to replace the missing or corrupted vcomp110.dll file.
Delete or rename the file VCOMP110.dll before replacing the file
If you were unable to solve the problem using the method, another error was raised when you tried to install the Visual C++ packages, you may have an underlying corruption problem with the vcomp110.dll file.
Other users in a similar situation have managed to work around this problem by manually deleting or renaming the vcomp110.dll file with the.old extension. After editing the corrupted file, they could install the missing Visual C++ packages normally.
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