If you encounter the error The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP*.dll was not found. when executing programs, it means the Microsoft C and C++ (MSVC) runtime libraries are missing from your Windows system. Simply installing the corresponding version of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable will resolve this.
My Google Play on BlueStacks is stuck at "Waiting for download..." while trying to install Apps. Turns out it's a PPPoE DSL (dial-up) connection related bug. The issue was resolved after I switched to a Wi-Fi connection. The following guide works for both Windows 10 and Windows 11.