Windows Error: MVCP140.dll

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Symptoms:

An error is seen mentioning MSVCP140.dll or VCRUNTIME.dll, often that it is missing or "not found"

Cause:

The installation of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package is damaged or missing.

Resolution

Visit Microsoft.com and obtain / install the most recent Visual C++ Redistributable package (which includes previous versions) and install it.

MSVCP140.dll is from Visual C++ 2015, so the following link is needed:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-US/cpp/windows/latest-supported-vc-redist?view=msvc-170

Please download and install packages for x86 (Permalink for latest supported x86 version) and x64 (Permalink for latest supported x64 version) from this page.

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