This document explains how to fix This Application Has Failed To Start Because Msvcr80.dll Was Not Found Outlook error code if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating,  launching/opening, performing action like sending or receiving emails, configuring emails etc.

This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Outlook:

  • Outlook 2016
  • Outlook 365
  • Outlook 2013
  • Outlook 2010
  • Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office (2013/365/2016)
Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   30 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Outlook <version> 5.09
Source: DNS Error
Also known as: Outlook fehler code, foutcode, fejlkode, code d’erreur, codice di errore, feil kode, cod de eroare, código de error
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
Level: Memory Level
User: <Outlook username>
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Microsoft Outlook <Application name>, version: 8.9.8266.78879, time stamp: 0×90099138
  • Faulting module name: Outlook  update.dll, version: 6.8.5543.18486
  • Exception code: 0xe06g858e
  • Fault offset: 0xb04g044g
  • Faulting process ID: 0×087
  • Faulting application start time: 0x04aded7f88777485
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Outlook\<appname>
  • Report ID: b2b12d39-4757-84e1-2914-3719dcg5c747

Cause of This Application Has Failed To Start Because Msvcr80.dll Was Missing  Error Code

  • Windows Firewall blocking the installation
  • Temporary files location contains active threat

How to fix Outlook Error

Step 1: Start Outlook in Safe Mode

1. Hold Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Type “Outlook /safe” and Press OK.

Step 2: Disable Windows Firewall Temporarily
1. Press Win Key + R and Enter “Firewall.cpl” (without quotes)
2. Press OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

In most cases This Application Has Failed To Start Because Msvcr80.dll Was Not Found error should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.

You can chat one-on-one with one of our Outlook Support Representative 24/7 by clicking on the Chat button.

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Last Updated: 05/02/2016
Solution ID: 585560

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