Solution: MSVCP140.dll or VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing

In Windows sometimes the error message appears that the file MSVCP140.dll is missing and the program should be reinstalled. This also often happens with the VCRUNTIME140.dll file. We’ll show you how to get the missing DLL file and fix the error.

Version: Build 21H1

Languages: German, English

License: full version

Platforms: Windows, Windows 9x

Why does the dll error appear?

Every now and then Windows complains that either the MSVCP140.dll or VCRUNTIME140.dll file is missing. This happens when you’ve downloaded a software or application that was coded in C ++ that needs these DLL files. The file extension “DLL” stands for “Dynamic Link Library” and is a “dynamic program library”. DLL files contain data, resources or machine code that other programs can access.

To fix the error, you can simply download the missing DLL files and copy them to the correct Windows directory …

Keep reading the full content on the Giga.de site (in German).

Author: Robert Schanze

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