Error "The program can't start because mfc120u.dll is missing from your computer." Starting Tableau Desktop
Published: 25 Oct 2017
Last Modified Date: 23 Mar 2018
IssueTableau Desktop cannot start and the following message is displayed:
The program can't start because mfc120u.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
ResolutionInstall Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013.
- For 64-bit versions of Windows, make sure to install both files: "vcredist_x86.exe" and "vcredist_x64.exe".
- For 32-bit versions of Windows, only install the "vcredist_x86.exe".
CauseThere is a file missing from your computer's installation of Visual C++ Runtime.