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posted by Rugxulo(R) Homepage, Usono, 22.03.2011, 01:30

> I think know what is the problem with HX. I have used this program with my
> old computer, now trying with the new one I have had some problems with
> MSVCRT.DLL.
>
> First: I have tried MSVCRT.DLL from WINDOWS 7 --> error!
> After that: I have tried MSVCRT.DLL from this page:
> http://dll-download-system.com/ --> error again!
> Finally: I used the old MSVCRT.DLL from Windows XP Service Pack 2 and...
> the program runs :) success!
>
> I have sent you this last MSVCRT.DLL

For some crazy reason, MS doesn't give redistribution permission except to commercial users of Visual Studio. Which is weird since it's a "known .DLL" and part of the OS. Or at least different versions are (as you've noticed). Quite a pain. I don't know why MinGW uses that bastard, it's horrible. Several projects (e.g. Python) had problems due to that restriction.

Anyways, I think "COPY %windir%\system32\MSVCR71.DLL MSVCRT.DLL" (on 32-bit Windows Vista or 7) might work, but I can't verify right now.

The best solution would be to recompile with something that doesn't need it at all, e.g. OpenWatcom, but I know that's not always feasible.

 

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