"The program can't start because MSVCR80.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."
Will something like this help? Or perhaps there are better ideas? Problem seems to have started when installing update to iTunes 11. Also, I use Uniblue Registry Booster which did not help - no surprise here.
"apsdaemon.exe problems occur when important operating system files become misconfigured, deleted or damaged."