Yesterday, my Windows 8.1 downloaded some big pack of updates without my knowledge and after that I started having msvcr120.dl is missing errors upon launch of any game or application. The system pop up error stating that I need to reinstall the application to fix the problem, however it’s not wise to reinstall all of the application installed on my computer. There should be another, much simpler way to fix msvcr120.dl is missing error on Windows 8.1. I called my friend, he works in the local IT company and he said that for some reason he had the same problem on his Windows 8. He provided me with fixing solution that I will share with you.
So, the msvcr120.dl library is the system library and it is required for most of the application to run properly. There are hundreds of reasons why msvcr120.dl is missing error might appear on your computer, however if it appeared, the reinstallation of the application might not help. You need some solution that will work for every program and game installed on your computer. And there is one solution. All you have to do is to download and install msvcr120.dl file from here: http://fix4dll.com/msvcr120_dll. The installation instruction is quite simple, you will need just to copy and paste the downloaded file into the system folder. Detailed instruction is provided on the downloading page.
This guide helped me to fix msvcr120.dl is missing error on Windows 8.1, but as I said, my friend had the same problem on Windows 8 and this fixed the issue. If it was helpful, please like and share.