Error Message: "xlink32.exe - system error - can’t start because mfc140.dll" When Opening the 2021 Program


When opening the program, the following message appears:

xlink32.exe - System Error


  1. From the workstation
  2. Navigate to the install folder on the host machine (through network)
  3. Right click on application VC_redist.x86
  4. Run application as administrator
  5. Reboot PC if the installer tells you to -or- Attempt to open the program from the workstation again.