It seems this issue has been brought up before, although on a slightly different form.

There was an email thread at [1] and there even seems to be an open ticket regarding this at [2].

I can confirm that after getting the MSVCRT7.1.dll not found error message every time I lunch my application, it happens to run fine, with all OpenGL code working.

I guess the two questions stand though, does anyone know why we might be getting this message?



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On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Henry Gomersall <> wrote:
On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 11:58 -0300, Alejandro Segovia wrote:
> today I'm attempting to use PyOpenGL on Windows for the very first
> time in my life

I, too, am very interested in doing this shortly, so I second the