Missing vcruntime140.dll error solution for Windows

Please read the instructions carefully before you download the vcruntime140.dll.Take the proper steps to safely clean and repair windows errors.

1. Where should this file go? After you download vcruntime140.dll on your machine, paste it in directory where it missing, and also copy it to

Windows 95, 98, ME C:\Windows\System
Windows NT, 2000 C:\WinNT\System32
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 C:\Windows\System32
64-bit Windows C:\Windows\System64

If you can't find windows directory try:
a. Press and hold Windows key on your keyboard, then press button R.
b. Enter the command "cmd" and press Enter
c. In a command window enter the command "set systemroot" and press Enter. It will display system directory.
2. Go to "start" ==> "run" and type "regsvr32 vcruntime140.dll" to register the file to the system.

File Information
  • Namevcruntime140.dll (vcruntime140.dl_)
  • CategoryOperating System > dll
  • Description

    viruntime140.dll missing error

    If you're trying to run a game and you're getting error message like "The program can't start because vcruntime140.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem", we'll offer you a solution here. Now this normally happens when you are trying to play a game, like sims 4 / Valorant  or something like that, you're going to get that error message when you try to run these games. This error happened when games seek visual c++ redistribution or Visual Studio series from Microsoft.

    You can download Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC here, update to 3 RC will fix your vcruntime140.dll error. If you've got issue of vcruntime140.dll, we would advise you to do is just uninstalling and reinstalling it. And if you don't have Microsoft visual c++ redistributable for visual studio 2015 in on your system, then you will need to download and install it.

    The reason we recommand you download and install it on your system because a lot of old games and programs that will use the Visual Studio programs from Microsoft, you can download this version, and also download some other versions which are very common, which causes problems with certain programs.

    So download these, you will need to install the 64 bit and the 32 bit versions, just download them and install them very simple and easy to do. I'll leave the links in the video description for you. You can tell which versions they are they've got x86 here, which is the 32 bit and you've got X 64, which is the 64 bit version, download and install both of those on the system. And once you've got those on the system, your problem should be resolved and the program should start to run. Now whether you're playing pub G or any of those types of games, they will require these now you can go to the Microsoft website and get the latest support for the visual c++ redistribution for Visual Studio versions here there's loads of different versions as you can see, you can download a lot of these and install them and a lot of your problems will go away. Sometimes when you get DLL error codes coming up saying missing is because these files are not installed on your system.

    Please check if your os is 64 bit or 32 bit, and you should download visual c++ redistributable accordingly. After install it, you need to restart your computer, and run the program/game again.


    Microsoft C Runtime Library
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 RC
    Version: 14.00.22816.0

  • Filenamevcruntime140.zip
  • Filesize47.76 kB
  • Filetypezip (Mime Type: application/zip)
  • Rating 4.8 / 5 , 4642 rating
  • MD5: 09354cfd31bc414f013d2848c949d2e2
  • SHA1: 4b166ee81ea0d7e9d7e7d048f4d5b3bb2343bf15
  • SHA265: $5$rounds=5000$dlldownloadsyste$p9mAfAn/sCGGc0T7zZQhmUew4Cz/glUov0eyyQa5Wl6

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Got computer error message like:

"vcruntime140.dll crash"
"bad image"
"error loading"
"vcruntime140.dll was not found"
"the procedure entry point vcruntime140.dll error"
"vcruntime140.dll could not be located"
"Access Violation"
"Cannot register vcruntime140.dll"

at startup or shutdown or run program?
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  • Reinstall the application.