Fix Sims 4 MSVCP120.dll Missing Error. Easily!

When you try to launch Sims 4, you encounter the TS4_x64.exe – System Error. The error message usually displays as follows:

The program can’t start because MSVCP120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.”.

Don’t worry. To fix the Sims 4 MSVCP120.dll problem, you can try these methods:

Method 1: Install the MSVCP120.dll file
Method 2: Install Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable
Method 3: Repair the game
Method 4: Reinstall the game
Method 5: Run a virus/malware scan of your entire system

Method 1: Install the MSVCP120.dll file

The problem is caused by missing the MSVCP120.dll file. To fix the problem, you can try installing the MSVCP120.dll file manually.

To install the MSVCP120.dll file easily and quickly, you can use DLL-files.com Client, which allows you to download the MSVCP120.dll file with just one click, then install it easily on your computer. With DLL-files.com Client, you don’t need to verify your Windows version. More importantly, you don’t need to worry about downloading a wrong file.

Here’s how to use DLL-files.com Client to install the MSVCP120.dll file to your computer:

1) Download and install DLL-files.com Client on your computer.

2) Launch the program and type “msvcp120.dll” into the search box and then click on the Search for DLL file button.

3) Click the msvcp120.dll link.

4) Click the Install button, then you’ll be prompted to buy a license key and register the program to install the file.

After installing the file, check to see if you’re still facing the MSVCP120.dll missing error with Sims 4.

If Method 1 doesn’t help, head to try Method 2.

Method 2: Install Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable

MSVCP120.dll is part of Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable. To install or repair MSVCP120.dll, you can try re-installing Microsoft Visual C ++ 2013 Redistributable.

You can download this Microsoft C++ Redistributable package from Microsoft. If your computer is running the 32-bit system, you just need to install the 32-bit package. If your computer is running the 64-bit system, install both the 32-bit package and the 64-bit package. How to See What Version of Windows You Have?

Click the links below (from Microsoft) to download the package based on your Windows version:

32-bit package

64-bit package

After downloading the package, double-click on the file and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation.

Note: If you have the Microsoft Visual C ++ Redistributable package installed, you’ll be prompted to repair the package. If that’s your case, click on Repair and follow the on-screen instructions.
Once done, restart your computer and check to see if the Sims 4 MSVCP120.dll file missing error still occurs.

If the error still occurs, continue to try Method 3.

Method 3: Repair the game

Repairing Sims 4 may help fix the MSVCP120.dll file missing error. Here’s how:

1) Launch Origin.

2) Click on the Game Library tab.

3) Right-click on Sims 4 then select Repair Game.

4) Once done, restart your computer then check to see if the problem still occurs.

If repairing the game doesn’t help, try reinstalling the game (see Method 4)

Method 4: Reinstall the game

To fix the MSVCP120.dll file missing error on Sims 4, you can try reinstalling the game.

1) Open Origin.

2) Right-click on Sims 4 and click on Uninstall.

3) Once done, restart your computer.

4) Download and install Sims 4 again.

Method 5: Run a virus/malware scan of your entire system

Virus/malware can stop the MSVCP120.dll file being detected. So run a virus/malware scan of your entire system to see if your system is infected with virus/malware.

Windows Defender might not be enough to detect virus/malware. You can try a trustworthy third-party antivirus or anti-malware software and see if it helps. If you have no idea what software you can use, the well-known MalwareBytes is your go-to option.

Click this link to download MalwareBytes and use it to scan your computer now.

Hopefully you find the article helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to leave me a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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