Msvcr80.dll is a file used by the “.NET Framework” of your computer to help load the various advanced features & options which.NET brings to software. Even though this file is actually one of the most important for programs running with C++, the fact is that they are continually being damaged and corrupted so much that many Windows computers will show msvcr80.dll errors either when you try and use a certain piece of software, or when you try and load up your computer. The good news is that you can fix this error quite easily by using the tutorial outlined in this article.
The error you’ll likely see with the msvcr80.dll file are:
This application has failed to start because MSVCR80.dll was not found. Re-installing the application might fix the problem.
This error basically means that your Windows installation cannot find or read the msvcr80.dll file on your PC, preventing your computer from being able to read the files it needs on it. The specific cause of the problem is either because your PC has an incorrect / faulty installation of the.NET framework, or will have some problems with the actual msvcr80.dll file. If you want to resolve the problem you have, you first need to be able to repair the various software issues which could be causing the error, and then any Windows errors which could be contributing to the problem.
You should being to fix this problem by first reinstalling any program which is causing the error. The problem most computers have is that specific software programs will either become damaged or corrupted – preventing your PC from being able to read the files it requires to run. Reinstalling the program will replace all the files and settings that could be damaged, allowing your PC to run much smoother again. On top of that, you should also look to reinstall the.NET framework on your system, as well as manually replacing the msvcr80.dll file on your PC.
It’s also recommended that you clean out the ‘registry’ of your computer by using a ‘registry cleaner’ program to fix the various errors your system has on your computer. The registry is a central database which stores all the files, settings and options your computer requires to run, and is used to store the likes of your desktop wallpaper and even your most recent emails. Unfortunately, the registry is being damaged so much that it’s continually causing a huge amount of errors to form, and is one of the main reasons why the msvcrt80.dll error will appear. In order to ensure that no registry errors are causing problems for your PC, you need to be able to use a registry cleaner program to repair any of the damaged or corrupted parts of your system. This can be done by downloading a registry tool, installing it and then letting it fix the errors your PC has.