MSVCP140.DLL for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 14.26.28804.1
  • 3.1
  • (8)
  • Security Status

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Free Dynamic Link Library file

MSVCP140.DLL is part of the development & IT program, Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015. It is also known as a Microsoft C Runtime Library file, but it is not required to run the operating system on your computer. The software is only needed to run programs that use a programming language, specifically Visual C++. You will find this software on either the C:\Windows\System32 or the C:\Windows\System64 file path. Once you receive a notification that MSVCP140.DLL is missing, you will need to download this first before proceeding with other programs.

Beneficial for your whole system 

MSVCP140.DLL is a group of files that contain code and data, which are used by more than one program. It allows modularization of each program into separate components, which, in turn, allows certain desktop applications to run faster. Also, modularized programs are easier to update than stand-alone programs. With this, they can be updated while running in the background as opposed to being built or installed again. 

Modularized programs can also help advanced users looking to develop large programs, most of which require modular architecture or versions in different programming languages. Other advantages of MSVCP140.DLL is its ability to reduce the duplication of code on your computer’s hard disk drive or physical memory. This will impact both the programs you use the DLL program and other programs installed on your PC as well. 

A DLL program only needs to be installed and linked to a program once, even if DLL is updated or fixed later on. All programs that are linked to MSVCP140 will benefit from the patch. Installing MSVCP140.DLL will resolve your program’s inability to run, but other conflicts may arise too. This is why it is compatible with troubleshooting tools like Dependency Walker and DLL Universal Problem Solver. 

Vital for Visual C++ users

MSVCP140.DLL will resolve issues in a misplaced DLL file or faulty application caused by damage to your OS registry or malicious software. Once you are notified that the program is missing or is unable to run, you will need to install it again. Its ability to separate programs will help you fix your desired program as well as other apps that use Visual C++. 


  • Fixes missing MSVCP140.DLL
  • Part of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages
  • Reduces the duplication of code
  • Works with troubleshooting tools


  • DLL files depend on separate DLL module


  • Free
  • In English
  • V 14.26.28804.1
  • 3.1
  • (8)
  • Security Status

User reviews about MSVCP140.DLL

  • George Sheffield

    by George Sheffield

    Never got it to download. Too many other "Download Here" buttons


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