Msvcp140_1.dll is missing even after installing Visual Studio. What do I do?

While setting up Tensorflow I’ve got the following error:

Pycharm could not find the DLL “msvcp140_1.dll”. I solved the problem downloading the DLL from

The precise link is:

Then I copied the DDL in the Python path. Initially I could not find it so I run:

Then I looked for the Python folder but I could not find it because some items were hidden. So I clicked on view and then on “Hidden items”. After doing this the folder “AppData“ showed up.

Then I pasted the missing DDL in the Python folder.

This worked out for me. Do you know a better way to solve this problem. If so please share it in the comment section below.

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