Are you stuck because you see msvbvm50.dll error on your system? After reading this article, you will be able to fix it without any hassle. We not only want to help you provide ways in which you can fix this issue but also make you understand the reason behind it. This error pops-up on your screen when you don’t have the file or the file is corrupted.
We will start our article by giving some basic information about this file in particular. After that, we will explain what causes this error. The reason should always be cleared with you. This is for the sole reason that when you are performing the process to fix the error, you should what you doing and why you doing that.
|File Type:||Win32 DLL|
|File Size:||1.28MB - 1.29MB
|Copyright:||Copyright © 1987-1997 Microsoft Corp.|
|Product Name:||Visual Basic|
|File Versions:||2 versions available|
What Causes msvbvm50.dll Error?
There are various causes behind the msvbvm50.dll error. When you turn on your Windows, this error may appear. When you try to run an application of some kind then this error can appear in a pop-up box. The application you run can be the cause of this error. The system or the hardware of your system can also be the cause. When you run some specific kinds of application that uses the msvbvm50.dll file, they should be able to read this file.
The problem occurs when the application is not able to read the file, or the file is missing itself or when your file is corrupted because of a virus in your system. This error can appear on your screen in different kinds of messages.
“Msvbvm50.dll Not Found”
“This application failed to start because msvbvm50.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.”
“Cannot find [PATH]\msvbvm50.dll”
“The file msvbvm50.dll is missing.”
“Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: msvbvm50.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.”
How To Fix msvbvm50.dll
There are various methods through which you can fix this error. The methods will depend on the factor that is causing this error in your system. There are various roots of this issue that is the reason we explained the causes of this error in the previous section. You can now move on to fix the error through various methods and you will be able to judge what method is best for your system.
Fix 1: Check Recycle Bin
One of the silliest mistakes can cause this error. When you delete your DLL file because you think you don’t use it anywhere and it is useless. When we delete an item, it goes to the recycle bin. Any application we run will not be able to read those files. Instead, restore these files back to the same location and then try to run the application that was showing the error.
Fix 2: Reinstall The Application
This is a fix that can help you get rid of the error message. The message will stop if you reinstall the application. Why are we suggesting this fix? We are suggesting it because when you will uninstall this application all the files related to the application will be removed. If the files are corrupted they will be removed too. So this cleans our slate and gives us a chance to write fresh. To remove the application follow the steps:
- Go to the computer’s search box.
- Search for the control panel.
- When you open the control panel you will find a list.
- Select “Programs” from that list.
- When you click on the options program it will open another list that should look like the image below.
You can then select the program/application you want to uninstall and then right-click on it that will bring up the uninstall option. This will complete half the process. You will then have to find a trusted internet site that has the application you want. This will bring all the files in working condition.
Fix 3: Get msvbvm50.dll File From Internet
Another good fix is to download the file from the internet itself. This method is helpful for those who are sure that they know what file is missing or corrupted in their system and then can get it from the internet and place it at the same location. Doing this will fix your issue.
We hope this article proved helpful to you and you were able to fix the d3d9.dll issue on your own. Our purpose was to share information that is relevant and also give you a better understanding of this DLL file. We want you to know what and why the method we suggest is helpful. You could also write to us. We have provided the comment box below to help you connect with us and make us write better with your perspective.