Valorant fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error

The latest Valorant patch 1.07 update caused players to receive the error “VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing” each time they log into the game. The permanent fix  VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error  to this is when Riot releases a hot fix. While waiting for that, here are the things you can try to try on How to fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error.

Step 1: Download Visual C++ drivers

You can download the Visual C++ drivers on Microsoft’s official website.

If you are unsure which file to download, simply check the system information in your computer. You can do that by typing “System Information” in the search options (Windows 10).

 How to fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error.
Valorant fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error

Then look for “System Type”.

 How to fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error.
How to fix Valorant fix VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is missing error

If you are using older versions of Windows, you can refer to this site.

Step 2: Install drivers

After your download the appropriate Visual C++ drivers, install it in your PC, then restart your computer.

At this point you SHOULD be able to launch Valorant but if not you can try and uninstall and reinstall the game. If this still fails, then we have to wait until RIOT releases the hotfix for this.

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