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Q: Missing .dll files ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Missing .dll files
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: dave2-ga
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Posted: 14 Jan 2003 15:10 PST
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Question ID: 142701
I am trying to open photoshop 7.0 in Win xp.  It says that the
following .dll files are missing.  Gear32pd, eregreg2. and msvcrtd. 
Neither Adobe or Dell knows what these are.  Where can I find them and
correct the problem?

Dave Abbott
Subject: Re: Missing .dll files
Answered By: bio-ga on 14 Jan 2003 19:49 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars

These are *not* Photoshop DLLs. They probably belong to a third party
plugin. It seems that the problem started after installing some
plugins *or* upgrading your Windows version.

First of all, move your plugins folder to another place. Then, after
the problem is solved, reinstall them one by one and check if
Photoshop starts correctly after each install.

Gear32pd.dll is a common DLL by Accusoft (ImageGear), seemingly used
by many filters/plugins. Most probably you *do* have it somewhere.
Search your hard disk and look into your plugin installation CDs for
it. If all else fails, you can register AccuSoft at

and download an evaluation version of ImageGear toolkit. Or you may
try downloading the DLL from:

Eregreg2.dll is related to PageTools 2.0 for PageMaker 6.0. It is
reported that (
Photo Tools filter kit may be using it. Uninstall it if you have that

MSVCRTD.DLL is the debug version of MS Visual C Runtime library.
Photoshop should not need it. It is required by a plugin again. It is
free of charge and comes in many service packs. To download this DLL
individually, you can go to:

Lastly, if you were correctly running Photoshop before, the DLLs
should reside somewhere in your hard disk. Search for them.

Please request clarification for any questions.

Hope this helps
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