I tried to run it in windowed mode with no borders an tried reinstalling the VC pckages as well as DX9 to no avail …
Has the computer installed all of its Windows Updates?
Restart your computer and try again.
Also post your system specs.
Yes it has all the latest updates i uavr no issue with any other game on steam feom latest to oldest … tried half life 2 and it is working fine … tries sekiro, modern warfare etc… all is fine unistalled the game put on the ssd still nothing works
Here is a thread with a fix for the game not starting.