Unable to Load DLL 'penimc.dll': The Specified Module Could Not be Found

4/26/2018 179 Contributors

Purpose:
You receive the error, "Unable to load DLL 'penimc.dll': The specified module could not be found." This is usually accompanied by "Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E".

Resolution:
Microsoft has identified this as an issue with update KB4104606. Uninstalling the KB is unlikely to correct the error. To fix the issue, please follow the guidance in this article:
COMException" error from WPF applications after the .NET Framework 4.7 is installed on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.