Download msvcr71.dll for Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows 10
If you have The program can’t start because msvcr71.dll is missing from your computer error when trying to run some software, here is how to download the original msvcr71.dll file to fix that error.
First, I must mention that should not use all kinds of “dll download” websites and “dll fixer” software because even if you get the right file most probably it will not fix the problem with the program.
How to fix msvcr71.dll is missing the right way
To fix this sort of errors you had better ask what msvcr71.dll file is. Msvcr71.dll stands for a library from Microsoft Visual C++ 2003 runtime components that are necessary to run specific programs. Usually it is located in C:\Windows\System32 folder on your computer’s hard drive.
You can download msvcr71.dll and the whole Visual C++ 2003 (ver. 7.1) runtime free from the official Microsoft’s website (It is included within .NET 1.1 runtime). The download link is http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26
After you have downloaded and installed the runtime, you will have msvcr71.dll in your System32 folder. If the “msvcr71.dll is missing from your computer” errors still occurs, try restarting your PC.