Vcruntime140.dll in Valorant is an error windows users might have noticed after installing Patch 1.07. The error prevents the game from running entirely and just pops up an error message. Although it may be annoying and a little shocking at first, the error is luckily pretty easy to fix so it shouldn't take long to walk you through it.
Vcruntime140.dll Valorant: How to Fix the Error
The error was caused by Riot forgetting to add a Windows DLL (Dynamic Link Library) required to run the game in their latest patch. If the software isn't already installed on your computer the game can't run prompting the error message. Luckily this is incredibly easy to fix.
You can find the required software on the Microsoft support website. For 32 bit systems download vc_redist.x86.exe and for 64 bit systems download vc_redist.x64.exe. If your computer prompts you to restart once that's done restart. After that, you should be able to play just fine.
As well as accidentally breaking your game, Patch 1.07 includes lots of changes to the way that different agents play so be sure to check out our analysis of the patch as well as the updated agent tier list.