If you receive a error message similar to "Rainmeter.dll (32-bit) error 126" or "Rainmeter.dll (64-bit) error 193" when launching Rainmeter, it usually means your system is missing libraries required to run Rainmeter.

Error 126

The Visual C++ libraries are missing from your computer.

To fix this issue, download and install the Visual C++ redistributable packages. Download the correct version (32-bit or 64-bit) depending on the error message.

Error 193

Your computer has corrupted or invalid copies of the Visual C++ libraries.

To fix this issue you may either:

Other errors

For assistance with other errors, please post on our forums.