How to fix msvcr80.dll is missing Error [Latest]

More and more people are facing Msvcr80.dll is missing error in their PC running windows Operatin System. Basically this error is faced by Windows Users who runs itunes on their PC. In Recent times Many People are getting this Error in itunes and so I am writing this article to fix it. Not only Msvcr8.dll is missing error but Error 0x80070057 is also in demand now a days.

Users are experiencing this error in recent times in high quantity, if you are using itunes, bonjour or any other apple program then, even you may get this error while running these programs

This error maybe caused because of any of the following reasons :

  • Some virus or malware infection in your C drive
  • You might have accidently deleted msvcr80.dll file from you system
  • Your msvcr80.dll may got corrupt due to malfunctioning
  • Registry problems of your system

Fix msvcr80.dll is missing Error


Now that you know the causes of msvcr80.dll is missing error , next time you can be prepared with precautions but what to do with the error which already has took place? Well, you will find the solution here, No! Downloading the missing .dll files from websites online is a bad idea to fix these kinds of errors because these new DLL files may contain malwares which can harm your system even more.

Simple steps to fix msvcr80.dll is missing Error :

Step 1) You will have to uninstall and reinstall all the apple softwares installed in your computer in this order :

  1. Uninstall iTunes
  2. Uninstall Apple software update
  3. Uninstall Apple mobile device support
  4. Uninstall Bonjour
  5. Uninstall Apple application support
  6. Uninstall iCloud

Uninstall all these above programs first if you have installed them already.

Removal of these softwares will not lead to any deletion of your songs or playlists in iTunes so don’t worry about that but if you want you can take a backup of these files before uninstalling process. These are usually located in My Music folder in windows.

Step 2) After uninstalling all of above listed programs, you can now Restart your computer. In case , any of above program was unable to get uninstalled properly and generated some error , you can remove it manually from your C drive/Program files/*Program name*

Step 3) Use any registry booster or registry cleaner to make your system’s registry clean before reinstalling the softwares so that no previous entries remain in registry.

You may check my article where i shared 3 tools to Uninstall any Program Completely, Including registry of that program.

Step 4) Now you are all set to Reinstall apple softwares. Download the latest version and install one by one.

Right click on downloaded file and select Run As Administrator, Now you may not see any error and you can now Enjoy Error free and latest version of Apple softwares.

I hope this method will help you to get rid of msvcr80.dll is missing error. If you face some problem in performing any of the steps mentioned above feel free to ask for support by leaving your comment below.

6 Comments
  1. Reply Rajat March 12, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    Oh Wow, Great .. By uninstalling Apple Application support it just fixed ..
    Thank you so much !!

  2. Reply ayush bansal March 22, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    thanks for sharing this information of removing msvcr80.dll error …sir i want to remove also a boot loader virus plz tell me how to do this thanks

  3. Reply cs27132 March 17, 2014 at 5:31 am

    There are also other issues related to msvcr80.dll. It could be other programs that failed to start due to this missing registry.

  4. Reply Sani March 12, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    will you please suggest me about how can protect my USB port of pc/laptop which other user don’t miss use and not get data to my pc/laptop???

    • Reply jigar Tank March 13, 2014 at 10:11 am

      if time allows I will Soon write tutorial on it. You can Subscribe to the blog posts so that you get the mail as soon as the tutorial is published.

  5. Reply Akhil March 10, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    can u please suggest a software app that can prevent shortcut virus from entering into USB. which can be installed in USB..

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