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Is there a mirror for different versions of each generation of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables?

Sometimes I have to hunt down older versions of a MSVC redistributable to troubleshoot version mis-matches. The only way I've been able to do this is to reference microsoft's Overview pages for ...
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VC++ 2008 redistributable install error: Access is denied

Installing OpenOffice 4.1.2 raises the error 1935. (Visual C++ 2008 redistributable failed to install). However, the installation completes and OpenOffice works normally. Nonetheless, I decided to ...
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vc_redist.x86.exe Setup Failed: 0x80240017 Unspecified error

An installer told me I need to first install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 and gave the link https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=40784 Unfortunately ...
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VC++ 20?? Redistributable installer hangs on “Initializing…”

I'm trying to get the MS Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable installed on my machine. A game requires it. I'm running Windows 8.1. I tried a few different redist versions earlier today, and each worked. I'...
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Troubleshooting 1935 error during VC++ redist installs

I have been trying to install earlier vc++ redists on 8.1 x64 for a couple days now and consistently getting error 1935. Finally I found this http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2005/11/10/...
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Black squares that goes away when hovering mouse or clicking on it

As the images below shows(Sorry, links, I need 10 rep to post images), I'm having problems with black squares. I have noticed it happening in MonoDevelop and on my windows start button. The one ...
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Is there a possible connection between a Microsoft Redistributable and a virus?

I have a question about Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables. I understand in general that I - a complete amateur - should not remove them. But - there are 7 all of which were installed when I ...
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Error: Simba Hive ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes

I'm trying to install Simba ODBC connector on Windows Server 2008 x64. After clicking on installation file, I get an error: Simba ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes (64 bit). Please use ...
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installing redis server on an ec2 instance where postgres is installed

I have an ec2 microinstance. I have installed only my postgressql database server over there. I want to try redis for celery backend and also for some realtime value storing. I am expecting as of ...
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MP3gain suddenly broken… by Windows Update?

I have used MP3gain a bunch in the past, including just a few weeks ago. But yesterday when I tried to run it again, it said it had a problem with the installation. Thinking nothing of it, I ...
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Are old Microsoft Visual C++ 2005/2008 Redistributables safe to remove? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which versions of C++ redistributables can I remove? Over time, I notice that my Windows computer is accruing more and more Redistributables. Screenshot: In general, is ...
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Building distributable binaries in Unix

My intention is to generate distributable binaries - I am doing a ./configure - make - make install in my build machine, and I archived the content of the install directory (the one I gave a prefix to ...
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Does Windows keep list of dependencies for installed programs and framework

I did a major cleanup on my Windows lately, removing old software which saw little use. Some of them may or may have not installed their own Visual C++ redistribution. I know removing the redists ...
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Which versions of C++ redistributables can I remove?

I have a number of Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 and 2008 Redistributable and I would like to know which ones are safe to remove, because there are actually more than 10 installed on my computers. ...
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Why are there so many different Visual C++ redistributables?

Every time I install a game, or even OpenOffice, part of the installation routine is installing yet another Visual C++ 2005/2008 redistributable, right next to the 10 others I already have on my ...
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Error 1935 (image included)

I'm having an issue where the Error 1935 comes up every time I try to install Adobe, Open Office, AutoDesk, or anything that uses InstallShield. This has gotten too intrusive to ignore for any longer. ...
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Unable to install VS2005 redist @W7 64bit

I am struggling with installing VS2005 64/x86 redistributable for W7 64bit: During install it displays an error: Error 1935: An error occured during the installation of assembly 'Microsoft....