Getting "mfc140u.dll is either not designed..." error message

Has anyone else gotten the
 Error_mfc140u.jpg

 

error message?

This came up today for the first time.  I've uninstalled Lightroom Classic and re-installed it twice.

I ran Microsoft's SFC utility, but that came out clean.
I read on one post this type of error may be due to a recent Window's update.  

Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Getting "mfc140u.dll is either not designed..." error message

Has anyone else gotten the
 Error_mfc140u.jpg

 

error message?

This came up today for the first time.  I've uninstalled Lightroom Classic and re-installed it twice.

I ran Microsoft's SFC utility, but that came out clean.
I read on one post this type of error may be due to a recent Window's update.  

Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Just using google on that. And as you stated perhaps an W...

Just using google on that. And as you stated perhaps an Windows update that went south.

 

for example: https://appuals.com/bad-image-is-either-not-designed-to-run-on-windows-or-it-contains-an-error/

 

or perhaps: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/msvcp110dll-file-not-working-need-help/aa09ed8...

 

 

 

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Re: Just using google on that. And as you stated perhaps an W...

I finally got it resolved by replacing the version of mfc140u.dll I had with a version that I downloaded from www.sts-tutorial.com.

I did it with a bit of trepidation with fear that I was also downloading some malware along with it.  If the Internet suddenly goes down in the next week, it might have been me.

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Re: Just using google on that. And as you stated perhaps an W...

I have the same issue after upgrading to Lightroom Classic 9.2. Reverting back to 9.1 was OK.  In your case, have you had further problems after replacing mfc140u.dll ? I'm a little reluctant to do it for fear of creating even more problems after.

 

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Re: Just using google on that. And as you stated perhaps an W...

I haven't had any trouble so far.

 

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Re: Getting "mfc140u.dll is either not designed..." error message

Adobe Community Professional , Feb 24, 2020

For the folks needing to replace an MFC DLL, I would recommend downloading the install package directly from Microsoft.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-ie/download/details.aspx?id=48145

 

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I am having the same error. I have tried both of the meth...

I am having the same error. I have tried both of the methods here with no luck. I did have snags on my windows updates and had to force them but no luck after that. If anyone has any other methods that may fix this issue I would love to hear it.

 

 

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