You might receive MSVCP140.DLL is missing error when opening apps or games in your Windows 11, 10, or 8 machines. This error is common among Windows users and unlike other DLL errors like MSVCR120.DLL is missing; this error also can be fixed the same way.
“The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP140.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.”
This error may occur due to one of the following reasons:
- MSVCP140.DLL is deleted mistakenly.
- This file gets damaged or corrupted.
- Virus or Malware may damage/delete this file
- Installation file is corrupted or damaged.
- Related Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library is not installed.
- Damaged Registry File
- Damaged or Corrupted System Files etc.
There are several reasons that may throw DLL is missing error. It is hard to say the exact reason why this problem is happening so, you must apply all the given methods one by one and examine the solution.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
Due to missing system files, damaged registry files, outdated drivers, and windows and viruses may cause this error. It is recommended to use Advanced System Repair Tool to fix and optimize Windows OS.
Method 2: Repair Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package.
Several times, Installing and removing application may also removes dependent MSVCR90.Dll file. In this situation, the best way is to restore them by repairing Microsoft VC++ Redistributable Package from the control panel. Here, is the steps to repair the redistributable package.
After repairing all the package, restart your system. Most probably, you will not get the MSVCP140.DLL Not Found Error.
Method 3: Download and Register MSVCP140.DLL file
The best way to fix this issue is downloading, installing, and registering this file manually. You can download this file from the official site and then copy it to the exact location and then register this DLL file manually as follows:
For 32 Bit:
For 64 Bit:
Method 4: Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package
You need to install an additional MSVCR package for Visual Studio 2013. This tiny file will install the additional required dependent DLL file for your application and you will stop getting the adobe error 0xc0000022.
Method 5: Run System File Checker tool
You can also run the System File Checker tool to scan and repair corrupted system files. This is a command-line tool and works like a charm. However, it only fixes minor problems and if there is any deep damage, then you will need to use Advanced System Repair Tool to fix the problem.
In this article, I have explained how to fix MSVCP140.DLL is missing errors on Windows 11, 10 & 8 machines. If you have found other ways to fix this error, please mention it in the comment.