Mali Offline Compiler fails to start on Windows

When launching Mali Offline Compiler on Windows platforms, the application fails to start, and issues the following error message:
'The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.'

Condition

Affected releases: Mobile Studio 2020.0.

Affects Windows platforms.

Cause

A required .dll file is missing from your system.

Solution

To fix this problem, reinstall the latest 64-bit redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019 from the Microsoft support page.

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