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Windows 7: Missing .dll files

31 May 2010   #1
myheadhz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Missing .dll files

Alright, well, I don't know if this is the right forum for this, but here I go.

I am missing some .dll files like MFC71.dll, and a few others. I am wondering if installing .NET Framework will replace what is missing. I know that it installs a lot of programming type stuff. I am just wondering because I don't want to download each file individually, and then still have to figure out what files I need to download. I guess I am looking for the quickest way. Hoping to get some answers from you guys.

Thanks.


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31 May 2010   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Try running sfc/scannow first.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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31 May 2010   #3
myheadhz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I have already done that. It said that everything was good.
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31 May 2010   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Then you will need to do a repair install... Repair Install
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31 May 2010   #5
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

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31 May 2010   #6
myheadhz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I was hoping that would work Bill2, but it doesn't. I will just let my system go, and If I run into any more issues I will deal with them as they come, because I am not about to install my entire OS for some application that I will never use.

By the way Tews - that is some troubleshooting you did there! One step in troubleshooting gave an answer that didn't indicate something is wrong, and you tell them to reinstall their OS. I don't think Guru is fitting.
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31 May 2010   #7
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

If you are having an issue with some specific apps only, suggest you reinstall them. That should put the missing dlls back in place.
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31 May 2010   #8
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myheadhz View Post

By the way Tews - that is some troubleshooting you did there! One step in troubleshooting gave an answer that didn't indicate something is wrong, and you tell them to reinstall their OS. I don't think Guru is fitting.

A repair install doesn't reinstall the whole OS into a clean state. It basically just superimposes itself over your existing one, and fixes and/or replaces any missing files/components. While keeping your files and data intact.

It's often a method used near the end of the line, but more times than not it does help where SFC won't. And basically only resets a few system settings back to default here and there.

With very little information given by you as to what exactly is missing, how it might have come to that point, it's a little more difficult to give an exacting answer.

You won't find much help here with an attitude like that. And rudeness is not tolerated here.
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31 May 2010   #9
kucing13

 

and basically the application that use mfc71.dll much is internet explorer. try reinstalling it
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31 May 2010   #10
Greg S

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
If you are having an issue with some specific apps only, suggest you reinstall them. That should put the missing dlls back in place.
I agree. If it doesn't at least he/she whilst knowing which app it is that generates the MFC71.dll error could visit the site and see which version of Visual is supposed to be required for it to work.
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