We can’t deny the fact that no software is 100 % free of error or bugs. Much like any other accounting software, Sage 50 also has its fair share of technical issues. One such common issue faced by the users is the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll error message. Users often encounter this error message while opening the Sage 50 application itself.
If you are also encountering this issue , we can be of great help. In this blog, we will list some simple but highly effective methods to fix it. So, go through this blog till the end, implement the steps shown here and get rid of this issue, for good.
Steps to Fix Sage Error Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll
Here we are providing multiple methods to fix the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll issue.
Total Time: 35 minutes
Reinstall the Redistributable Package of MS Visual C++
🔷 You may experience the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll issue if these files are corrupted or missing.
🔷 The MS Visual Studio 2015 (Visual Studio redistributable) includes these files as a part of it.
🔷 If you re-download the package by starting the Windows installation, the problem may be fixed
🔷 Do make sure to download the dll files from the Official website of Microsoft. You may get only the dll files from any third party site, instead of having to download the entire package. However, you may experience the issue of virus/malware
Copy the Dll Files from a Trusted System
In this method, you will copy the mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll files from a system you trust and paste on the dedicated folder. To do this, please carry out the steps below-
🔷 Identify the operating system that is running on your system
Search for another workstation that is running on the same Operating System.
🔷 Please make sure that both the system is using the same 32 bit/64 bit architecture versions of Windows 7, 8 or 10
🔷 Now click the Windows button on the new workstation
Click the File Explorer tab
🔷 Go to the address C:\Windows\System 32
Copy the file mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll here
🔷 Using the above steps , paste the same file in the specified address in your workstation as well.
Start the Installation of the mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll File
🔷 Download the dll files by using the DLL-files.com client
🔷 Do a double-click to run the application
🔷 Open the search box and type dll to search for the dll files
🔷 From the search results, select the dll files you need
🔷 Select install
Please Note- you will need to register the program before initiating the installation
🔷 Wait till the installation is over
🔷 Run the Sage 50 application and check if the issue still occurs.
We hope the above-mentioned steps would be of help to troubleshoot the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll issue. If the issue still persists even after employing these methods, or, if you find it difficult to carry out any of these sequential steps, you should speak to some authorized Sage experts.
👉Frequently Asked Questions
Q 1. Why is the mfc140. Dll File used for?
Ans : DLL files such as mfc140. dll are a type of DLL (Dynamic link library) files categorized as Win32 DLL files. It was created for use As a MFCDLL Shared Library – Retail Version file in MS Visual Studio 2017 by CyberLink. Mfc140.
Q 2. What are the prominent causes of the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll?
Ans : Many functional and technical reasons may lead to the occurrence of this error on your computer. Some of these are –
▪Service pack 1 is not installed on your computer
▪ The MS Visual C++ redistributable package is not available in the workstation
▪ The MS Visual C++ redistributable for Visual Studio (2013, 2015) is not installed in the workstation
Q 3. If I find it difficult to troubleshoot the Sage Error: Missing mfc120.dll or mfc140.dll, how can I contact the Sage Support team?
Ans : If you have any queries or are finding any difficulties while troubleshooting any issue in Sage 50, you may contact the Sage Support team.