WampServer – mysqld.exe can’t start because MSVCR120.dll is missing

None of answers in google worked for me . This is how I solved my problem :

According to Wampserver forum you must install ALL versions of Microsoft Visual C/C++ Redistributable(2008 , 2010 , 2012 , 2013 , 2015 , 2017 … ) . So you have to download them one by one and then install all of them (Not just one/latest ) .

I’ve already packed them here (x86) and here (x64). Just download and extract them then install all distributions at once then restart your Windows and run Wampserver.

Alternatively, you could download the full package from Microsoft’s official page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads

That’s it!

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