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Can't find MSVCR71.dll

Unread postby Killingspree » April 1st, 2008, 7:37 pm

Hey everyone. I'm New here. I've just downloaded the English version of WindomXP, but it doesn't work. When I try to run it, I get this error message:

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I have:

- DirectX 9.0c

- Set WindomXp in Windows 2000 Compatible mode

- Downloaded MSVCR71.dll (from http://www.dll-download.net) and placed it in my C:\Windows\System32\, but it doesn't work. I get a "bad image" error message.

What should I do?
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Unread postby Alucard » April 1st, 2008, 7:43 pm

Install the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime
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Unread postby Killingspree » April 1st, 2008, 8:06 pm

I've installed the 2008 version, nope. Still doesn't work :(

NOTE: I have the European version. Should I switch to the US version?
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Unread postby Ailestrike » April 2nd, 2008, 10:53 pm

download MSVCP71.dll and put it into win32, most likely, after you added the MSVCR71.dll you overlooked the fact that the filename changed on the error message.
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Unread postby Killingspree » April 3rd, 2008, 1:55 pm

Ok, I'll try that
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Unread postby idontknoW » April 4th, 2008, 2:01 am

isnt the .NET framework enough? because if it isnt then this should be a requirement or something.
then again, its not like as if i had to copypaste dlls just to play the game (yep, things worked well rightaway for my case)
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Unread postby lolipedofin » April 5th, 2008, 1:25 pm

The one i'm missing is d3dx9_32.dll

I'm trying to download it now...
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Unread postby Alucard » April 5th, 2008, 2:06 pm

lolipedofin wrote:The one i'm missing is d3dx9_32.dll

I'm trying to download it now...


or install the latest DirectX 9.0c
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Unread postby Killingspree » April 6th, 2008, 9:47 pm

I just re-innstalled it, and it's working! And the best of all, I didn't do anything! (haven't got time to make WindomXP work). Thanks for the help, guys :D
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Unread postby Blaat » April 12th, 2008, 7:55 pm

I have the exact same problem except:

Alucard wrote:Install the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime


Downloaded both 2005 and 2008 version, did not solve the problem.

Ailestrike wrote:download MSVCP71.dll and put it into win32, most likely, after you added the MSVCR71.dll you overlooked the fact that the filename changed on the error message.
Nope after I installed the DLL from the site, the error I'm getting is that the DLL file is not a legit Windows copy.

idontknoW wrote:isnt the .NET framework enough? because if it isnt then this should be a requirement or something.
then again, its not like as if i had to copypaste dlls just to play the game (yep, things worked well rightaway for my case)
Nope, installed .NET framework 3.0 and its still not working.

Am I missing something obvious here? :p
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Unread postby Agent556 » April 12th, 2008, 10:54 pm

try putting it in the windows\system folder instead of windows\system32?
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Unread postby Blaat » April 13th, 2008, 10:53 am

Agent556 wrote:try putting it in the windows\system folder instead of windows\system32?
Tried that, and I had the exact same error telling me that the DLL file is not a legit Windows-copy.
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 19th, 2008, 11:40 pm

having the same problem.

i downloaded directx 9.0c March 2008 and nothing...downloaded visual ++ runtime and nothing....i have NET framework 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 and nothing....
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 20th, 2008, 1:52 pm

Anyone? Hello?
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 20th, 2008, 2:56 pm

thanks for nothing.....
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Unread postby Alucard » April 20th, 2008, 7:17 pm

no problem! thanks for being so patient.
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 21st, 2008, 1:49 am

No problem. Fortunatly, i got this problem solved. With no help from here. :lol: :roll:
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 21st, 2008, 1:55 am

I had to ask a friend of mine for 2 files: MSVCR71.dll and MSVCP71.dll

Put them in system32 and all green. Fortunatly, this solved my problem with IDE Eclipse. :D
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Unread postby Alucard » April 21st, 2008, 2:07 pm

So you didn't read this topic, then.
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Unread postby dead_devil_66 » April 24th, 2008, 7:06 pm

i red every single post....and nothing worked.....it was the files that had a problem =\
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