How to resolve msvcr110.dll missing error when installing wamp server 2.5 on Windows?


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WampServer is a Windows web development environment. It allows you to create web applications with Apache2, PHP and a MySQL database. It comes with phpmyadmin for managing databases as well. In this post, we shall discuss "How to resolve msvcr110.dll missing error when installing wamp server 2.5 on Windows?".

Now, if you have been using WAMPSERVER 2.1 and decided to move to 2.5, you must have encountered an error saying:
“MSVCR100.DLL” is missing from your computer during WAMPSERVER 2.5 installation. You may click OK and continue with the installation

But the WAMPSERVER tray icon will not go green even though put online.

The cause of this error?


Because we don’t read when downloading WAMPSERVER 2.5 from the website http://www.wampserver.com/en/ otherwise, it is clearly mentioned that we need Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 VC 11 vcredist_x64/86.exe which is downloadable from the Microsoft Website: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679

How to check if you have the required Microsoft visual c++ 2012 redistributable package (x64) & (x86) installed on your computer?

  • Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Feature > Look in the list of installed programs.
Get The Requirements
So the following are the requirements on how to solve MSVCR100.DLL error when installing WAMPSERVER 2.5. 

  • Go to the Microsoft Website link provided below and download Microsoft visual c++ 2012 redistributable package (x64) & (x86) and install both.
  • After the installation, restart your computer.
WAMPSERVER (64 BITS & PHP 5.5) 2.5
Visual Studio 2012 VC 11 vcredist_x64/86.exe : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679

WAMPSERVER (32 BITS & PHP 5.5) 2.5
Visual Studio 2012 VC 11 vcredist_x64/86.exe : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679




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