How to fix “VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found” the right way

VCRUNTIME140_1.dll FixitWell, this is a fun one.

One day, you go to run some application. Instead of loading like normal, you get this weird error stating that code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found.

The error message may have a slightly different name, but VCRUNTIME gives us a clue as to how to fix it – and fast!

Let’s take a peek…