Process name: MSVCP90.DLL

Application using this process: Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008


Process name: MSVCP90.DLL

Application using this process: Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008


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Process name: MSVCP90.DLL

Application using this process: Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008

Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.

What is msvcp90.dll doing on my computer?

msvcp90.dll is a MSVCP90.DLL belonging to Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 from Microsoft Corporation.

If Windows is unable to run applications due to a .dll error, this .dll may be missing or you may have registry error. Such errors can heavily influence the performance of your PC. We strongly recommend that you run a free registry scan at

Non-system processes like msvcp90.dll originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

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Is msvcp90.dll harmful?

msvcp90.dll is unrated

Can I stop or remove msvcp90.dll?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. msvcp90.dll is used by 'Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft Corporation'. To stop msvcp90.dll permanently uninstall 'Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is msvcp90.dll CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is msvcp90.dll giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

Why do I have multiple instances of msvcp90.dll?

Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.

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