Error 0xc000007b Topaz Studio 2: Application was unable to start correctly

After installing Topaz Studio 2, when opening up the application, you may receive an error with the above message with the code (0xc000007b).

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This is most likely because your windows system is missing a critical dependency. To resolve this issue, Perform the following steps. 

1) Go to the Microsoft downloads page and click the link to download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 redistributable update 3 RC. 

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2) On the next page, select the download link for the 64 bit installer.  (vc_redist.x64.exe). Run and install the redistributable then restart Topaz Studio 2. 

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