Error "The procedure entry point ... could not be located in the dynamic link library tabcore.dll"
Published: 31 May 2016 Last Modified Date: 20 Dec 2017
When opening Tableau Desktop, the following error might occur:
The procedure entry point ... could not be located in the dynamic link library tabcore.dll
Work with your IT Team to verify that the Visual C++ 2015 redistributable library is installed on your computer by checking the Programs and Features list (Control Panel > Programs and Features).
If it is installed, perform a Repair action on it and attempt to install or open Tableau Desktop again. If running the repair action does not resolve the issue, please uninstall the library.
If it is not installed or if it was removed using the previous step, download a new installer for the library from Microsoft and install it anew. For more information about where to find this installer, please use the following article of the Microsoft Knowledge Base: The latest supported Visual C++ downloads.
Work with your IT team to perform a complete backup, uninstallation and reinstallation of Tableau Desktop. For more information, see Completely Removing Tableau Desktop for Windows and Mac.
A file is old or corrupted.
Or he Visual C++ 2015 redistributable library file is missing or corrupted.
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