msvcr120.dll is missing — how to download msvcr120.dll and fix the error
If you start some program or game (eg, Rust, Euro Truck Simulator, Bioshock, Dayz, etc) and see a System Error message saying that the program can’t start because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer, here is how you can safely download the file from official Microsoft website and fix the error then. This error can occur in Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 (32 and 64 bit).
First I want to warn you not to use all kinds of these DLL download websites: you don’t know what exactly you’re downloading and it is possible that you get some virus or malware instead of fixing the error.
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What is msvcr120.dll. How to get it from Microsoft Download Center
Msvcr120.dll is one of the dynamic link libraries within Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable package. So, to download msvcr120.dll file the only thing you need is to visit the official Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 page and install it on your computer.
Note: after installing the package you might still experience the msvcp120.dll is missing error. In this case just open Windows Explorer, go to Windows/System32 folder and type msvcr120.dll in search box, you’ll see that you already have the file. Just copy it into the game’s or program’s folder to fix the error.