[tbb-bugs] #26650 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Update d3dcompiler_47.dll to latest version in Tor Browser (10.0.15063.675)

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#26650: Update d3dcompiler_47.dll to latest version in Tor Browser (10.0.15063.675)
 Reporter:  gk                        |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff60-esr                  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by ge):

 Replying to [comment:9 gk]:
 > Replying to [comment:8 ge]:
 > > Long story short: due to Microsoft stupidity, they had to add the
 needed libraries as Windows components via Windows Update to all Win 7+
 > Do you have a link explaining what happened?
 :) Poor gk doesn't want to use DDG :) From the first page for
 was - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-3448565/d3dcompiler-dll-
 now - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4019990/update-for-the-
 You can also search for the cumulative update of Windows 7 which silently
 adds `msvcr100.dll` to Windows components, but it's not good to use that
 dll at all, due to https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28935394
 /how-to-get-msvcr100-dll-version-10-0-40219-332-for-windows7.html and no
 support for #12968 (and many other reasons).
 FWIW, UCRT was added to Windows 7+ components in

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