Windows 10: vcruntime140.dll is missing. devmgmtservice.exe system error.


  1. Posts : 76
    Win 10 Pro 64 & 7 Pro 64 on 2 HDD's
       21 Oct 2016 #1

    vcruntime140.dll is missing. devmgmtservice.exe system error.


    Hi. My wife's Acer Aspire E14 Laptop has suddenly developed an error message as per the thread title, and suggests reinstalling the program, however I have no idea what the program was that I should reinstall!!

    I have looked online but not found a similar problem relating to the devmgmtservice error.

    Any ideas as to what to do, the laptop seems to be working fine.
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  2.    21 Oct 2016 #2

    vcruntime140.dll is the Visual C Runtime library. It should be located in C:\Windows\System32. I would do a search on your computer and see if it is present. If it is you may just need to re-register the library. If you open an elevated command prompt and type regsvr32 /s "C:\Windows\System32\vcruntime140.dll"​ that should re-register the library. Otherwise you may need to get the file from another computer and then register it.
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  3. Posts : 76
    Win 10 Pro 64 & 7 Pro 64 on 2 HDD's
       21 Oct 2016 #3

    Thanks for the reply, it does not show up on my wife's laptop so looked for it in my (this) PC, it does not show up here either so I cannot copy it across.

    Looks like I will need to download it so will have a try tomorrow. As we are both running the same Win10 and neither of us seem to have the file so it seems odd that her laptop needs the file but mine doesn't.
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  4.    21 Oct 2016 #4

    They are included in the VC++ runtime redistributions. You can download them from here. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2977003
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  5. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.969
       21 Oct 2016 #5

    From the notice at the top of all threads:
    Before posting a BSOD thread, please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
    If you need to add new information, please make a new post in your initial BSOD thread. Please do not make an extra new thread.
    Please do not post anything other than Windows 10 Blue Screen Of Death problems in this section.
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  6. Posts : 76
    Win 10 Pro 64 & 7 Pro 64 on 2 HDD's
       22 Oct 2016 #6

    Neemobeer; thanks for the help and the link, much appreciated.

    Ztruker; apologies

    Just a thought, I posted in a bit of hurry so did not read the heading fully, perhaps, as the last line is a 'specific instruction' it should come at the top of the heading, it might help stop idiots like me from making the same error ??
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  7. Ztruker's Avatar
    Posts : 4,723
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.969
       23 Oct 2016 #7

    You are not an idiot. You are a person with a problem looking for help. The General forum is where you'll get the best support I believe. Good luck.
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