Download msvcp120.dll

Msvcp120.dll is missing from your computer? Click on the button below and download msvcp120.dll for free for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1!

Download msvcp120.dllWindows 7 / Windows 8 / 8.1 (64 bit) latest version: 12.0.21005.1
size: 190 kb (zip)
Download msvcp120.dllWindows 7 / Windows 8 / 8.1 (32 bit)
latest version: 12.0.21005.1
size: 157 kb (zip)

How to download proper msvcp120.dll

If you wonder which version of msvcp120.dll you should download read the short guide how to check windows bit down below.

Step one. Go to Computer.

Step two. Right-click “Properties“.

Step three. Look at the System Type and what is listed next.

  • If you running 32-bit Operating System of Windows 7/8/8.1 you have this:

windows 32 bit

  • If you running 64-bit Operating System of Windows 7/8/8.1 you have this:

windows 64 bit

After checking windows bit be sure to download the right version of msvcp120.dll.

Installation instructions

Here is complete guide of msvcp120.dll installation. Read it below and you will know where to put msvcp120.dll.

Step one. Unzip msvcp120.dll wherever you want.

Step two. Place msvcp120.dll in \Windows\System32 (usually located at disk C) if you’re running 32 bit Windows. If you’are running 64 bit Windows, additionally place file in \Windows\SysWOW64.

Step three. Reboot your pc.

If after rebooting you still getting msvcp120.dll error, do the following:

  1. Press ‘Start
  2. Type ‘cmd‘ in search and press Enter.
  3. Type regsvr32 msvcp120.dll and press Enter

After doing this restart your PC again and you will be no longer receiving msvcp120.dll errors.

A bit more about msvcp120.dll…

Msvcp120.dll it is dynamic link library that is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ component. It is used by many modern games and programs: Arma 3, Skyrim, GTA 5 and many more.

Usually msvcp120.dll located at Windows\System32 if you are running Windows 32 bit. If you are running Windows 64 bit (doesn’t matter which one – XP, Vista, Seven or 8) copy of this file also located at Windows\SysWOW64.

If msvcp120.dll is missing in one or both directories, program or game that uses this file cannot find it and cannot receive required data, so you get error like that:

The program can’t start because msvcp120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Of course, you don’t need to reinstall game or program. You just need to download msvcp120.dll and install it properly to fix this error.