Issue: After Effects crashes on Faulty Module: MSVCR120.dll, MSVCR110.dll or MSVCR100.dll


  • Faulty Module MSVCR120.dll, MSVCR110.dll, or MSVCR100.dll (Windows)
  • Corrupt dll or old C++ Redistributable packages    
  • Updates Pending for Windows OS
  • OS change (Windows 7 to Windows10) causes the DLL’s to get corrupted


  1. MSVCR100.dll, MSVCR110.dll or MSVCR100.dll is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ and is often required for running programs developed with Visual C++. Some games or applications need the file in the game/application installation folder. Copying it from C:\Windows\System32 folder to the install-folder of the After Effects (C:\Program Files\ADOBE\Adobe After Effects CC 2015)

  2. Uninstall all Adobe product(s) from “Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features”.
    Also, Uninstall all Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable (2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2013) make sure none is left.

  3. Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool from the below link.

  4. Download the Creative Cloud Application from the below link.

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