Microsoft keeps releasing updates for Windows 10 quite often, and we must install the latest updates for the OS to that it keeps functioning perfectly. However, users are facing this fairly new error after they restart the OS or shutdown. It shows a message that says “This application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way“.
This is Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error that usually comes up if you have recently moved to Windows 10 and installed the latest updates. The best part is, this issue can be fixed and you can continue using your Windows 10 PC, normally. Here’s how you can fix the error.
Method 1: How to Fix “Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library” Error in Windows 10 Using Command Prompt
Step 1: Press the Windows key + X together on your keyboard > select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2: In the Command Prompt window > execute the below command > hit Enter:
bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVA 2800
Then type Exit and hit Enter. Now, restart the computer and the error should be gone. If the problem still persists, try Method 2.
Method 2: How to Fix “Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library” Error in Windows 10 Using Control Panel
Step 1: Click the Start button on your desktop > type Control Panel in the search box > click on the result.
Step 2: In the Control Panel window > select Category view> Programs > Uninstall a program.
Step 3: Look for the most recent Microsoft Visual C installer/s. Here we have only one. Right-click on it and select Change.
Step 4: In the prompt > click on Repair. It will repair the installer instantly.
You can repeat the same step for any other Microsoft Visual C installers as well if any. Restart your computer for the changes to be effective. The error should be gone now.