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Cant install throttle stop


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May 7, 2019
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I had throttle stop installed last night, and a stable undervolt set and working. I reinstalled the OS last night to hopefully fix a couple things (it didn't...) and I now cannot run throttle stop. It says every time (after extracting the files, first) that:

1) "The code execution cannot proceed because mfc120u.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." (tried 5 times now, no, it won't fix the problem)

2) "The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCR120.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Ditto re: above.

Things I've tried:
1) Installing the x64 and x86 components for C++ distributable, per a previous forum post I found regarding this issue. It was for the 2013 version which does not support my windows 10 OS, so I tried the 2015 version. Those installed, but did not fix this problem.

2) I've tried redownloading/reinstalling throttlestop now 5 times, from different places as well.. nothing. Same problem.

3) Restarted my computer as a last ditch effort, and tried again. Nothing.

4) Didn't think it would find anything, since I just reinstalled the OS last night, but SFC /scannow did not find anything wrong.

What should I do? I had a stable undervolt of -101.6mV on my CPU/CPU cache, and -55.6mV on my GPU last night, now I cant even run the program.


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