Error "VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer" in Windows 10

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If you are a gamer, then there is a high probability that you face “This program cannot be started because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this “Error at least once in a lifetime. If you are having this problem on your end, it means that VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your system and the program you are trying to run cannot run without it. Follow these fixes on your computer and your problem will be solved very easily But, before moving on to the main solutions, please try these solutions on your computer to find an easier solution to your problem.



Alternative solutions-

1. If this is the first time this problem occurs on your computer, start again your device. Restarting will clear up temporary problems or errors in Windows.

2. Virus or malware infection can cause this problem on your device. Run a full malware scan and run a full Windows Defender scan to identify viruses on your system.

3. Check if your Windows is up to date or not. If you see that Windows is updating, wait for Windows to download the updates and install them. Restart your computer to complete the installation. After rebooting, try to run the problematic program again and check if you are still facing the problem or not.

Fix-1 Modify VCRUNTIME140.dll-

Re-register VCRUNTIME140.dll in System Symbol The window may solve the problem for you.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Running window. Now type "cmd”On Run window and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Click on “Yup“To grant access to User Account Control. System symbol The window with administrator rights will open.



2. Now, in the Window System Symbol, copy e dough this command and press Pay in. This will unregister VCRUNTIME140.dll from your computer.

regsvr32 /u VCRUNTIME140.dll

3.Now, in the Window System Symbol, copy e dough this command and then press Pay in. This will register VCRUNTIME140.dll on your computer.

regsvr32 VCRUNTIME140.dll

Please wait a moment as this process may take some time.

Close Window system symbol.

Restart your computer. After rebooting, try to run the problematic program on your computer and check if the problem still exists with VCRUNTIME140.dll.

Fix-2 Installa Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC-

According to many Windows 10 users, their problem was solved after installing the Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC on your computer.

1. Download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC.

2 inch Choose the download you want window, on the left side, choose the download file version according to your computer's CPU architecture. Now click on "next”To start the download process.

3. Now go to the download location on your computer. Double click on "vc_redist.x64”To start the installation process.

4. In Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable window, check "I accept the terms and conditions of the license."And then click"Install on PC”To start the installation process.


Please wait a moment as the installation process will complete in a minute.


5. When the installation process is complete, click on "To close“To close the Placement window.

Restart your computer. After restarting, the problem with VCRUNTIME140.dll should be resolved.

Fix-3 Manually download and place VCRUNTIME140.dll

If VCRUNTIME140.dll is not present on your computer, you can download the .dll file and place it in a certain directory on your device. This will solve your problem.

1. Download the VCRUNTIME140.dll to your computer. Now, check out the "bit"(CPU Architecture) with your computer, then click"Download”To start the download process on your computer.

2. 'vcruntime140.zip“It will be downloaded to your computer. When the download is complete, decompress in a favorable location of your choice.

3. Now go to the folder where you extracted the file e copy the "vcruntime140.dll".

4. Now press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run window, and now type this address and press Pay in. System32 The folder will open.

C: WindowsSystem32

5. Dough the "vcruntime140.dll"Present in System32 file. If you are prompted for permission to make changes, click "Continue".

Now close the File Browser window.

Restart computer to save the changes. After restarting, the problem with vcruntime140.dll should be resolved. If the problem continues to bother you, find the next solution.


Fix-4 Run SFC and DISM-

SFC (System File Checker) The tool usually checks your system for errors due to corrupted files or settings and tries to fix it. Running an SFC scan might solve your problem.


1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run and then write "cmd“And then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Now click on "Yup“To grant access to User Account Control (UAC). System symbol The window with administrator rights will open.

2. Now, copy e dough this command in Window System Symbol, then press Pay in to run it.

sfc / scannow

NOTE- If the above command causes errors on your computer, copy e dough this command in System Symbol window and knock Pay in to run it.

sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c: / offwindir =c:windows

NOTE-

Replace "C:" with the drive letter of the Windows installation directory on your computer.

Wait a moment while SFC The scan may take some time to complete.

Once the process is complete, start again your computer.

3. Now, press again Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run and then write "cmd“And then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Now click on "Yup“To grant access to User Account Control (UAC) open the System Symbol window with administrative rights.

4. Now in Window System Symbol, copy e dough these commands one by one in the System Symbol window then knocks Pay in after each of these commands to execute them.

Dism / Online / Cleanup-Image / CheckHealth Dism / Online / Cleanup-Image / ScanHealth Dism / Online / Cleanup-Image / RestoreHealth

Wait a while DISM The process can also take some time.

Restart computer to save your system changes. After restarting, check if you are still having problems with the “vcruntime140.dll” error.

Fix Fix-5 Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 ridistribuibile-

Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 fix may resolve the error with vcruntime140.dll error.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run, and then write "appwiz.cpl“And then press Pay in. Programs and Features window will open.

2 inch Programs and Features window, scroll down the list of installed applications and packages, the right mouse button on "Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable"And then click"Uninstall".

3. Now, in the Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable window, click on "Repair”To start the repair process.

4. When the repair process is complete, click on "To close”To close the configuration window.

Restart computer to complete the repair process. After rebooting, check if the problem is still bothering you or not.

Fix-6 Reinstalla Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable-

If Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable repair didn't work for you, uninstalling and reinstalling might fix it.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run, and then write "appwiz.cpl“And then press Pay in. Programs and Features window will open.

2 inch Programs and Features window, scroll down the list of installed applications and packages, the right mouse button on "Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable"And then click"Uninstall".

3. Now, in the Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable Settings window, click on “Uninstall".

4. When the uninstall process is complete, click on "To close“To close the Placement window.

5. Now download the latest version of Visual C ++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 on your computer.

2 inch Choose the download you want window, on the left side, choose the download version according to your computer's CPU architecture. Now click on "next”To start the download process.

3. Now go to the download location on your computer. Double click on "vc_redist.x64”To start the installation process.

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4. In the Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Redistributable window, check the statement "I accept the terms and conditions of the license."And then click"Install on PC”To start the installation process.

In a few minutes the installation process will be completed.

5. When the installation process is complete, click on "To close“To close the Placement window.

Now Restart your computer. After rebooting, the problem should be resolved.

Fix-7 Installa Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019-

Sometimes vcruntime140.dll requires both Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 and Microsoft Visual C ++ 2017 to run smoothly. Download and install the latest Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015-2019 package on your computer.

1. Download the latest package from Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015-2019 Redistributable. (Choose the version according to your CPU architecture)

2. Now go to the location of the downloaded file. Double click on "VC_redist.x64”To start the installation process.

3. In the Placement window, check the instruction "I accept the terms and conditions of the license."And then click"Install on PC”To start the installation process. If prompted for User Account Control to get permission, click "Yup".

Wait a moment while the installer installs the package on your computer.

4. When the installation is complete, click on "Restart”The computer to restart the system to complete the installation process.

After rebooting, the vcruntime140.dll issue should be resolved.

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