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GGSCI Fails To Run On Windows Server 2016 With Missing MSVCR120.dll Error (Doc ID 2584593.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using binaries in on Windows Server 2016 Enterprise Edition. When running GGSCI.exe the message is

"The program can't start because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."

"Cause: The required Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable package is not installed.
Solution: Download and InstallVisual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package". Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package is already installed. Please help determine reason for this message when "Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package" is already installed.


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