Whenever a new game comes out, fans try to get their hands on it. However, the performance of the games doesn’t always justify the anticipation. Gunfire Games’ Remnant 2 is a glaring example of this. Fans expected the sequel to Remnant: From the Ashes to be an absolute treat. It surely is, but this is not without its fair share of errors and glitches. A number of errors have been bothering the players whenever they tried playing Remnant 2. One example would be the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime/ VCRUNTIME140.dll/ MSVCP140.dll not found error. If you’ve encountered this error in the game, we’ve got you covered. Consider reading this article until the end to find out the potential workarounds for it in the game.
The Visual C++ Redistributable files are one of the most important requirements to run applications on a Windows system. If your system doesn’t have the latest redistributable files available or encounters corrupted files, it will trigger a runtime error, just like the one encountered in Remnant 2. However, the workarounds are quite easy, and if you knew the right workarounds, you could fix this error in no time. Refer to our list of workarounds to solve the Remnant 2 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime error and check which one works for you.
Remnant 2 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime/ VCRUNTIME140.dll/ MSVCP140.dll Not Found Error: Fixes
Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable files
If your game is showing the prompt that reads Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime not found, you may need to install the redistributable files. To do so,
Visit the official Microsoft website, and download both the x86 and x64 versions of the redistributable files.
Click on the x86 file, and install it. Contrarily, if you get the option to repair the files, you will have to do that first.
Repeat the same step with the x64 files.
Now run the game and see if the error is fixed.
Update GPU drivers
Your GPU drivers may cause the Visual C++ Redistributable files to not work properly. You need to update it to troubleshoot this problem.
Press the Windows+X keys together to open the Quick Link Menu, and select Device Manager.
Then select Display Adapters and locate the dedicated GPU (that you’re currently using).
Right-click on the dedicated GPU.
From the menu, click on Update Driver.
Now, select the “Search automatically for drivers” option and wait for the process to complete.
Note: Alternatively, you can also update the GPU drivers from the official website of your GPU manufacturer or from the official support software of your GPU (e.g., Nvidia GeForce Experience).
Reinstall your GPU driver
If updating your GPU drivers didn’t work, you may need to reinstall them. To do so, follow the given steps:
Locate your dedicated GPU driver by following the first two steps in the previous workaround.
Next, right-click on your dedicated GPU driver.
Click on the “Uninstall device” option, tick the box corresponding to the “Delete the driver software for this device” option, and click on Uninstall.
Doing this will uninstall the GPU drivers on your PC. Now, simply restart your PC, and Windows will reinstall the updated version of the driver automatically.
Lastly, you can try updating your Windows OS to fix this issue in the game.
Press the Windows+I keys together to open the Windows Settings window.
Click on Update & Security, and then select Windows Update from the tab on the left-hand side.
Select Check for Updates to prompt Windows to run a check and install all possible updates.
Once the process is completed, restart your PC. Then, simply launch Remnant 2, and see if the issue persists.
Well, these are all the potential workarounds for the Remnant 2 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime/VCRUNTIME140.dll/MSVCP140.dll not found error. Check out all the fixes and see which one works for you. That said, stay tuned to DigiStatement for more such gaming-related content.
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