Fix Microsoft Visual C++ runtime library error in Windows 10

Microsoft Visual C++ runtime library error shows up when you reboot your operating system. This happens because maybe the graphic card is intervening in the operating system. However, fixing this error is no big deal. You can do it by yourself by using the methods given below.

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Uninstall and update your graphic driver

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • Next, click on Device Manager
  • head to Display Adapters section. Now find your graphic card driver
  • Next, right-click on the driver and click on uninstall
  • Then tick the Remove the driver software for this device box and click ok
  • After the driver has been removed, Restart your PC
  • Now go to your respective graphic driver’s site and download and install the latest drivers

Run a clean boot on your computer:

  • Press the Windows key + R key
  • The RUN dialogue box will appear
  • Type MSConfig and press Enter
  • Now head over to the services tab in the system configuration window and choose the hide all Microsoft services option
  • Now click the disable all button
  • Now head over to the Startup tab and click open task manager
  • Now disable every startup item from the list
  • Now navigate back to the system configuration window and click apply
  • Click ok and save changes
  • After that, restart your PC and see if the issue is fixed


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