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Windows 7: Problems with Visual C++ and DirectX installers.


02 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Problems with Visual C++ and DirectX installers.

Hey,

Every time I try to install an application that requires MS Visual C++ or DirectX I get this kind of window popup during installation:


(don't mind the executable name)

If I click "browse" it opens up the file browser in some random temp directory with vcredist_x64.exe or the DirectX installer. Opening the exe in that folder just brings up the above window again. Pressing cancel usually continues the installation process. I have both VC++ and DX installed so the apps work fine afterwards.

I just tried to install Photoshop and I got that popup again. I pressed cancel and the installer finished with errors. I checked the install log and it said that VCRedist.exe exited with error code 1603.

I have no idea what is causing this issue and what to do about it. Does anyone know how to fix it?

EDIT:
Managed to fix the issue with Microsoft Fixit tool. Just run the tool, and uninstall any troublesome applications with it.

http://support.microsoft.com/mats/pr...and_uninstall/


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 Problems with Visual C++ and DirectX installers.




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