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Minecraft Missing DLL errors

Are you trying to load Minecraft: Java edition, or the Bedrock dedicated server software, and receiving a missing MSVCP140.dll error?

Missing dll error message on Minecraft
Missing MSVPC140,dll

We understand that this can be a frustrating issue, especially when most of the official resources point to a discord server, and not an actual fix. Thankfully the fix for this is pretty straight forward. In this guide, we’ll show you how to fix the missing dll error in Minecraft, so you can get back to enjoying the game.

How to fix missing MSVCP.dll error.

  1. Open the following link to the Microsoft download center: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads-2647da03-1eea-4433-9aff-95f26a218cc0
  2. Download and install the following packages:
    • vc_redist.x86.exe
    • vc_redist.x64.exe
  3. Restart your PC/Laptop

That’s it! Once your computer is restarted you should be able to load Minecraft without receiving the missing dll error.

Need more help?

If Minecraft still isn’t working, make a post on r/MinecraftHelp and one of us will guide you through some more troubleshooting. To enable us to help you quicker, make sure you let us know you’ve already tried this guide, and include links to the following info:

If you have been directed here from anywhere on reddit, make sure your reply includes the above info, if this guide hasn’t worked.

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