If msvcp140.dll is missing in Windows 10, msvcp140.dll is loading, msvcp140.dll is damaged, msvcp140.dll not found, msvcp140.dll could not be found, msvcp140.dll access violation or corrupted for various reasons you will be notified via pop-up an error message that will tell you what kind of .dll error you have. msvcp140.dll can be functions for application or Game on Windows/PC to run properly.
So this is due to the MSVCP140.dll needed by the game on your computer is missing. This error is new because it means that the application is created using Visual Studio 2015. If you get this problem, follow How to Fix MSVCP140.dll is Missing in Windows 10 below.
- Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015.
- Choose the download you want vc_redist.x64.exe or vc_redist.x64.exe.
- Install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015.
- Restart your computer.
- Try again the program or game that was previously problematic. It should be normal.
Note: It’s the simplest solution. Of course adjust what you download and install is x86 for 32-bit Windows and x64 for 64-bit.