Thread: Msvcrt.dll

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    what does MSVCRT.DLL do in windows? Why is it used?
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    It's the C runtime library.

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    It is used by all programs you compile in Visual C++ 6 where you set the CRT linkage to "multithreaded dynamic library". Since there are quite a lot of such apps it really makes full use of the "single copy in memory" feature of DLLs.
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