FIX: Program Cannot Start Because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing (Solved)

This tutorial contains instructions to fix the following error in Windows 10 startup or when you try to run or install a program: “The program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem”.

FIX Program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing


The "VCRUNTIME140.dll" file is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 and is required by applications that are developed using Visual Studio 2015. If the "VCRUNTIME140.dll" file is missing or corrupted, then the system displays the "VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing" error whenever the file "VCRUNTIME140.DLL" is required to run an application.

How to FIX: VCRUNTIME140.DLL is Missing.

1. Download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable package.

fix VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing


2. At the next screen, select according your Windows architecture (32 or 64-bit), the corresponding "vc_redist.exe" file to download (or download both files if you unsure).


3. When the download is completed, double click at "vc_redist.exe" you downloaded.
4. Accept the license terms and click Install.



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