[HOW-TO FIX] The software can not start Because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer

The program can not start because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

In our case, it is the executable from nVIDIA (NVIDIA Web Helper.exe System Error) That after every start Windows PCOpens a box warning message above.
Since it is not a process that would interest us much whether or not the system runs, a simple "OK" in the dialog box is enough to "solve the problem".

nvidia-system-error

In the past I wrote about a similiar error caused by the apparent lack of a .DLL libraries, when launching the Adobe Photoshop application. Express error: MSVCRT10.DLL is Missing [Photoshop CS4]

Before you see how can we solve this error, let's see what this file means MSVCR120.dll, Where it comes from and what it does.
Like all .DLL files, MSVCR120.dll it is a bookstore containing functions, components and resources that can be used both operating system and the applications installed in conducting operations. When this file is missing or has undergone suspicious changes due to operating system malware, the proper functioning of an application that uses its features will suffer.

MSVCR120.dll belongs Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013. If it is missing, executables that need a package component will return the error at launch: "MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer"
Solving the problem can be very simple, in two ways.

1. reinstall Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages. When MSVCR120.dll missing is a sign that during installation of the package, something went as it should have and missing libraries.

Download Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 From Microsoft

After installing the package, reboot and everything should return to normal.

2. If you do not want to reinstall Visual C ++ Redistributable Packages for VS2013, you can try copying a file MSVCR120.dll from another Windows system, on the system where this file is missing. It's not a recommended method, but it solves the problem.

It is good to know that MSVCR120.dll It is available from download on many websites, but most often, besides the original package, in this file are introduced and other components that you would not want to have them installed on the operating system.
It would be best to copy MSVCR120.dll from a Windows PC that's safe or from a trusted website.

MSVCR120.dll is present on all Microsoft Windows 7 / Windows 10 operating systems.

[HOW-TO FIX] The software can not start Because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer

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