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The Code Execution Cannot Proceed Because mfc140u.dll Was Not Found

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The Code Execution Cannot Proceed Because mfc140u.dll Was Not Found

Symptoms

InstallShield or AdminStudio fails to open and the following message is presented:
"The code execution cannot proceed because mfc140u.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."


Cause

mfc140u.dll is part of the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 redistributable that is included with the InstallShield installer and may not have installed successfully during the initial installation.

Resolution

You can download this redistributable using the link below:

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

InstallShield uses the x86 version of this redistributable.
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