FIX: The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found

When I try to open my just-installed Microsoft Word, Excel, or Powerpoint, I get the following message: “The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found.”

The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found

The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found

A VCRuntime140.dll error indicates a problem with the 2015 version of the Visual C++ Redistributable. There is a bug in the Redistributables between the 2015 version and the 2017 version. So fix this error, follow these steps below:

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How To Fix VCRUNTIME140.dll was not found in Windows 10/8/7

1. Open Control Panel and navigate to Programs and Features.

2. Uninstall the 2015 and/or 2017 versions of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables, if they are installed on your System.

3. After that, click this source to download and install the newest versions of the 2015 and 2017 versions of the C++ Redistributable.

4. Once that is installed, restart your Windows PC.

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That’s about it. Let me know how it went down in the comments below.

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