Causes of the MSVCR80.dll Error
There are a number of different causes of the MSVCR80.dll error message. The most common cause is that the dll file has been removed accidentally or has become corrupted. If this is the case then it needs to be replaced.
Other potential causes of the MSVCR80.dll error are due to viruses, malware, hardware faults, and problems with your windows registry.
How To Fix The MSVCR80.dll Errors On Your PC
No. 1 Getting the File
If the cause of the error is because of a missing file then you will first need to find somewhere to get this file from. You might be able to get it by recovering it from the recycle bin; however this won't always be an option. You can download the file from the internet, or you can decide to copy the file from another computer running the same operating system as you.
No. 2 Re-register the DLL File
Every DLL file is registered in Windows Registry in order to function the corresponding programs properly. If the DLLs registration information is missing or invalid, you may face errors such as MSVCR80.dll.
- Click Start.
- Click All Programs | Accessories.
- Right click Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
- Type the following command and press ENTER:
- regsvr32 "\MSVCR80.dll
After the DLL registration procedure is complete, close Command Prompt by typing Exit and pressing ENTER.
No.3 Mlaware scan.
Some mscvr80 dll files are malware and involved in damaging actions when you integrate the process and other applications together. This changes the way the submission responds. You will not find any window that indicates whether the file is active. It is also easily detected when you check if the file has a description or not. The mscvr80 dll files with no description are malware. The size of the file should be 626,888 bytes. If the file size is less than this, then the probability of it being a malware is very high. Again, a malware will be considered when the file's location is not in the windows folder.