How to Update Msvcr80.dll

The msvcr80.dll file belongs to the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 software. Any software programs that you write with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 use the msvcr80.dll file. Without an up-to-date, functional msvcr80.dll file, many programs would not work correctly. Updating the file doesn’t require much time or third-party installations. You can update and register the msvcr80.dll with a short procedure.

Step

Click the Windows logo in the bottom left corner of your desktop.

Step

Open “All Programs” if you are using Vista or Windows 7. Click “Programs” for Windows XP.

Step

Open the “Accessories” folder and click “Command Prompt.”

Step

Type “regsvr32 msvcr80.dll” in the prompt. Press “Enter.” This registers and updates the msvcr80.dll file.

Step

Type “Exit” and press “Enter” to exit the Command Prompt.