What is the error causes ?
In this tutorial, we discuss about How to fix MSVCP140.DLL error in windows 7/8/10. The MSVCP140.dll is a file of the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015. The Visual C++ Redist Visual Studio package contains these files such as MSVCP140.dll, MSVCR120.dll, MSVCR110.dll, etc. So these files are important to run any program written in this language. If you have the same MSVCP140.dll error so you are the best place to solve this error.
This error is very common in most of the PCs/Laptops. Many users face this error sometimes. When they try to run any games, programs, or any software. Then they get “The program can’t start because msvcp140.dll is missing from your computer” in a dialog box.
There are many reasons you getting these errors because you have not installed Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2015 or another version according to your required program. It may be you just installed fresh Windows in your system due to which you have not required MSVC++ 2015 package in your PC. So how to fix MSVCP140.dll there are two methods to fix it. Let’s See it….
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Fixing : “MSVCP140.dll” error.
Method 1: Reinstall the Microsoft Visual C++.
First, you need to check you have already Microsoft Visual C++ installed in your pc or not. You can follow our steps.
- Go to Control Panel by clicking Start menu or typing in taskbar search box.
- Then Programs > Uninstall a program.
- Check in installed programs for – Microsoft Visual C++.
- After that click on that then reinstall/Change.
Method 2: Downloading new packages
This very easy to solve this problem you need to just download the required package from the official Microsoft website. As you can see given the table that every error has a unique package to install. These tables contains several errors such as MSVCP140.dll, MSVP110.dll, etc. So you can choose your errors and see the required package then download them and install them.
Download Link Microsoft : Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015
So here is the table for all errors.
|MSVCR120.dll or MSVCP120.dll missing||Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2013|
|MSVCR110.dll or MSVCP110.dll missing||Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2012|
|MSVCR100.dll or MSVCP100.dll missing||Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2010|
|MSVCR90.dll or MSVCP90.dll missing||Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2008|
|MSVCR150.dll or MSVCP150.dll missing||Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2017|
The above errors you can solve by downloading suitable packages of Microsoft Visual C++ (any year).
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