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[Solved] The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP120.dll was not found

“The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP120.dll was not found” is a very common Windows error that appears while using WAMP server.

In this post, you will learn how you can fix this issue very easily and quickly.

What is MSVCP120.dll?

msvcp120.dll is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ and is often required for running programmes developed with Visual C++.

Some games or applications may need the file in the game/application installation folderCopying it from Windows system folder to the install folder of the game/application should fix that problem.


If you got the above error while running MySQL in the WAMP server, the good news is that you can fix the issue very easily just by installing the required MSVCP120.dll file. You can download the file by clicking the button below.

After downloading the zip file, unzip it and copy the MSVCP120.dll file and paste it into C:/Windows/System32 folder.

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