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Windows 7: Asking about: MICROSOFT VISUAL C++


14 Apr 2011   #1

windows 7 32 bit build 7600
 
 
Asking about: MICROSOFT VISUAL C++

Was it safe to uninstall it?? Im having a trouble with Gears of War,and im getting this error message

"Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: ...Microsoft Games\Gears of War\Binaries\wargame-g4wlive.exe

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for more information"

i tried to update,the Gears of war and i tried installing a latest vcredist_x86. .but i read an instruction that i must :"Locate and remove the existing installation of Visual C++,but i have four kinds of Microsoft visual.. ive got one Microsoft visual C++ 2008 and three Microsoft visual C++ 2005 and they have different version.

How would i know where of that three must be uninstalled??

or do you have any fixed for this Gears of War error??

Thanks


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14 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

You will need to update all versions of Microsoft visual C++ ( so both 2005 and 2008). Also, i would make sure your game is patched with the latest update. You should be safe to uninstall the programs if you plan on reinstalling them, i would make a restore point first though, just to be safe. Also i wouldn't worry about having different versions of C++ installed, they basically run side by side with each other.
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15 Apr 2011   #3

windows 7 32 bit build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Clinkz View Post
You will need to update all versions of Microsoft visual C++ ( so both 2005 and 2008). Also, i would make sure your game is patched with the latest update. You should be safe to uninstall the programs if you plan on reinstalling them, i would make a restore point first though, just to be safe. Also i wouldn't worry about having different versions of C++ installed, they basically run side by side with each other.
I tried installing a 2010 version of C++,but it did not work. Yeah my game was patched with the latest update from its official website,but none of this work..

do you have any idea what version of C++ gears of war use?
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15 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rigz View Post
do you have any idea what version of C++ gears of war use?
Not sure but if I had to guess i'd say 2005, but to be on the safe side you'll want C++2005 & C++2008 updates.

See this post for links - Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Installer Error
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17 Apr 2011   #5

windows 7 32 bit build 7600
 
 

i already downloaded those C++ but even now,it didnt work. .have you tried this game?/i think the problem,was the game and not my pc. .

as what i read in all forums,the game was commonly broken and has defects.. thanks anyway for trying.
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18 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

If C++ installed and the game still isn't running than you need to see if the game is compatible with Windows 7.

See this for some tips - Tips on Troubleshooting Game Issues
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