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How to Resolve The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer

VCRUNTIME140.dll is Missing

Tried to run some program in Windows Server 2016, but it failed with some error message like this:

System Error - The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer

System Error - The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer

The error message in text is:

The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Which means, you should reinstall VCRUNTIME140.dll (Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC) to make your program executable. Next, let's download it from Microsoft official site.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52685

The actual filename would be: vc_redist.x64.exe. We double-click on the file to initiate the process.

Click "Install" to proceed.

Start Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable

Start Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable

Finish Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable

Finish Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable

Done!

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