MSVCP140.dll file is basically a part or component of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio. So it is necessary files for the applications which use Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015. So whenever app is launched and you got error that Msvcp140.dll Missing that means these files is deleted or moved to another location in your computer. In this article I will talk about famous game PUBG PC version. This game has very large dependency on directx and Microsoft visual studio. If there are any corruption occurred in these components than you may get dll or other error. Like during launching of PUBG game you faced Msvcp140.dll Missing problem is easily solvable. Here are ways to solve the problem.
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1. Directly download Msvcp140.dll file and copy it in system32 folder
You can directly download Msvcp140.dll file from here: https://www.dll-files.com/msvcp140.dll.html and copy it to C:\Windows\System32 folder and restart your computer.
2. Reinstall the Microsoft Visual C ++ Redistributable package
This is another way to Msvcp140.dll file indirectly but securely. Just go to this link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53840 and download it and install it.
Select a 64bit or 32bit version according to architecture of windows operating system.
3. Reinstall individual program
If you copied or placed that file in C:\Windows\System32 folder and still getting error than try reinstalling PUBG pc game and check again.
4. Run sfc scan
If there are file corruptions, there will be errors like this. So there are always good to scan your computer for file corruption. Because, it will repair lots of file errors.
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1. Right click on windows icon and select command prompt (admin).
2. Now type sfc /scannow and press enter to start the scan.
So here are the all ways to fix missing file Msvcp140.dll. If you could not solve missing file error by doing above steps, I suggest you do a complete removing of the Microsoft Visual C ++ Redistributable package with third party uninstallers and do a clean installation again. This will clean package completely so there will be no chance of getting error again. Be sure that you restart the computer after complete installation.