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Visual C++ is an integrated development environment (IDE) made by Microsoft, with both free and commercial versions available.

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How to setup environment variable for MSVC in Windows like GCC?

In GCC, I just need to set the MinGW/bin path to use it from the command line... But how to use MSVC from the command line? I don't want to create a project folder. In GCC, I don't need to specify/...
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How to measure performance of Visual Studio compiler?

How to measure performance of Visual Studio compiler when compiling C++ project? I am investigating slow compiles on an AMD 3955WX (ThreadRipper Pro) system compared to an AMD 5950X (Zen 3) system. ...
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Why is Lenovo P620 slow when compiling MSVC 2013 C++ ARM project on M.2 drive?

Update [Jan 20, 2021]: I reported a drop in the PCIe SSD performance -- this was user error and I posted correction below. I opened a new question regarding how to verify compiler performance and will ...
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MSVCR110.dll missing even when reinstalling Visual C++

After getting "the code execution cannot proceed because MSVCR110.dll was not found" error when trying to launch certains applications, I reinstalled Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 and restarted. ...
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Do I need multiple versions of Windows Visual C++ Redistributable installed? [duplicate]

I stumbled upon the fact that I had about 8 different versions (I started uninstalling them) of Windows Visual C++ Redistributable installed. I wonder, can I remove all except the latest one? Why isn'...
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Can't Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x86 Minimum Runtime 14.0.24123

I am trying to install some Visual Studio Build Tools as part of NodeJS installation, but I keep getting this error when installing vcredist140-x86: https://i.postimg.cc/s27fbQwX/microsof-visual-c-...
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Windows Server Migration - find which c plusplus redist installations are necessary

here's the situation: We have an older Winserver 2012 VM that we want to migrate to 2019. This VM has a bunch of IIS / ASP sites that were written by an intern about 6-8 years ago, and apparently need ...
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I cannot create c++ projects in visual studio 2019

I have recently upgraded from visual studio 2017 to vs 2019. The problem is that I cannot create any c++ projects except for CUDA 10.1 When I choose all the project settings in vs and I click ...
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Why is WinInet's FindNextUrlCacheEntry() returning ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND=2 instead of ERROR_NO_MORE_ITEMS=295

Description As per the title, WinInet's FindNextUrlCacheEntry() results in an undocumented error code of 2 (ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND) instead of ERROR_NO_MORE_ITEMS=295. Can someone explain why or ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 installer forces automatic reboot

We produce a Windows application the installs Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86) 14.16.27033. On a Windows 10 computer, after the Visual C++ 2017 library install completes, a window pops ...
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How to work around installer that uses outdated check for Visual C++

I have an installer for a really old application that I need to get installed on my Windows 8.1 PC. The installer does a check for Visual C++ 2005 SP 1, and if you don't have it, it prompts you to ...
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Visual Studio 2017/2019 Installation finished with errors - Couldn't install Microsoft.VisualC.Redist.12

I have just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and I tried installing Visual Studio 2017 professional on my pc and I get the following error: Couldn't install Microsoft.VisualC.Redist.12 I have ...
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Does a stock Windows XP SP3 install include the Visual C++ 2005 runtime?

I get the sense that Visual C++ runtimes/redistributables typically are a separate install, but my searching has not yielded me conclusive results. I have an old application that I support that ...
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Python/pip requires Visual C++ 14, but it is already installed

I tried to install a pip package which exits with the following error message: error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. Get it with "Microsoft Visual C++ Build Tools": https://visualstudio....
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Event viewer shows .NET runtime error

while testing our main software (written in C++), the app crashed. Looking at the event viewer, a .NET Runtime error occured at the crashing time. The .NET Runtime error may be from a Visual C++ (...
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Papyrus UML for Eclipse 2019-03 doesn't have any profiles?

I did search for some free UML tool, that I could use together with my professional growth were I will learn C++. This way I found "Papyrus" for the Eclipse IDE. Since I did have the IDE already ...
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libquickmail - compiling error

im trying to send some Mails through a c++ program. Somebody recommended the libquickmail library. But i think i dont really get it.. First i thought its a command-line only lib but isnt there a ...
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Error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. But I do have it

I am attempting to install a Python package. In the directory containing the setup.py file I create an Anaconda environment (as suggested in the package documentation), and then I type the command pip ...
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Windows 8.1 “PC Settings” is giving a Runtime Library Error on opening

I wanted to open PC settings on my Windows 8.1, and suddenly an error message popped up: it's a Visual C++ Runtime error. PC settings successfully opened, but it made an error sound. So I went back to ...
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Get Information from Windows device manager

I would like to get some data from a System Device in Windows Device Manager, either via the windows sdk(preferable) or powershell.I attach some pictures for reference.
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MSCVR100.dll missing on EC2 Instance When Trying to Run NGINX

I'm trying to run NGINX with an RTMP module on an Amazon EC2 instance, but when I try to, I get an error message saying; The program can't start because MSCVR100.dll is missing from your computer. ...
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Maximum file size on Windows platform

According to this wikipedia page, the size of a individual file on Win10 can go up to about 8 PB with NTFS. Yet the struct Stat is defined as struct stat { _dev_t st_dev; _ino_t ...
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Why doesn't the exe file run while the solution itself in Visual Studio could run smoothly?

I'm trying to run the .exe file of my project in Visual Studio, on other systems that don't have Visual Studio installed, but the problem is that the solution can run when I click on "start" but when ...
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Can I remove old java, VC and .net installations?

Using the great UninstallView utility, I found the following installs on my machine: So, can I remove some of them and which ones? Thanks a lot!
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Installing Visual C++ Redistributable and licenses

I have some software that needs Visual C++ Redistributable. Do I need to acquire some sort of license from Microsoft to install it? I see it's free to download but will it count on the licenses we ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ repository

I had a program looking for MSVCR100.dll, which after some looking realized it is a part of Microsoft Visual C++ 2010. I found a download here: http://microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=...
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WAMPP server (Computer software)

I downloaded "WAMPP server 64bit" for my windows 8.1 pro (yet to activate), lenovo laptop. But during its installation, it prompted a message like: "api ms win crt runtime... .dll is missing" For ...
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MSVCR100.dll missing, but it is present

First of all, I have downloaded the runtimes suggested in the following answers: MSVCR100.dll missing error even its there WAMP shows error 'MSVCR100.dll' is missing when install Missing ...
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vc_redist_2015 Setup Failed: 0x80070666 Unspecified error

I am trying to install vc2015 (downloaded from microsoft) on windows 10 64bit But setup is failing showing me the error below here is the log file: [2468:0E28][2017-04-11T19:22:55]i001: Burn v3.7....
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Can't install some software due to “The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect”

So I can't install Samsung Kies 1 and SmartSwitch as I get this error message when running the installer: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect ...
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MSVCP120.dll and MSVCR120.dll are missing

I don't know how that happened. I was installing Battlefield 1 and now I can't even start Origin. I am getting "MSVCP120.dll is missing from your computer" (same for MSVCR120.dll). I have installed ...
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Do I need to install Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable if my Windows already has Visual Studio 2012 Redistributable?

I am using Windows 10. I am trying to install 1 open source software. In the readme.txt of that software, it says it requires Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable. I found that my Windows already has ...
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uninstall visual c++ using batch command

I am trying to uninstall every single installed version of visual c++ redistributable before installing the updated versions using cmd. any help will be much appreciated.
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Cannot install anything on Windows 10: “Error 997.Overlapped I/O operation is in progress”

I'm trying to install Matlab, but the culprit is probably Visual C++ Redistributable (which Matlab is installing along the way). When I run the setup, every time it fails with: Error 997....
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Apache Startup Failure

I am using vm ware and have installed xampp. While I start apache, it shows this: 2:42:36 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly. 2:42:36 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked ...
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Runtime Error in Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

I am currently getting the following error whenever I boot to Windows: Which began after I uninstalled ibVPN. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it? Perhaps something in the registry, but I'm ...
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Saving .h and .cpp in different folders in Visual Studio

I was wondering if it were possible to change the default save locations for header and source files when writing C++ in Visual studio. I have two folders src and lib in my project directory and what ...
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How do I add VCBuild.exe to Windows 10 w/o Visual Studio

So I am trying to compile gyp and it wants to call VCBuild.exe apparently... MSBUILD : error MSB3428: Could not load the Visual C++ component "VCBuild.exe". To fix this, 1) install the .NET ...
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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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Why does my system need so many different versions of Visual C++? [duplicate]

Currently, I'm in the process of cleaning about 100GB worth of gunk out of my system (I don't take good care of my PC), and I've noticed that I have 13 different versions of the Visual C++ runtime ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error shows up on my desktop?

I usually leave my computer running throughout the day and just put it to sleep when I'm not on it. Whenever I open my computer I get this Error message verbatim: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library ...
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Missing api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1.0 dll

I'm having problem running cmder and I got this error message The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix ...
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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 Windows 8.1 64-bit for a couple of days now and consistently get error 1935. Finally I found this: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2005/...
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error installing cmder, which visual c++ redistributable do you suggest?

I have visual studio 2014 2013 cmder.exe says this page https://github.com/bliker/cmder/issues/501 seems to suggest installing the visual c++ redistributable.. some say 2010, some say 2015. I don'...
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No Windows SDK found when installing SpiderMonkey

I'm following this guide to install SpiderMokey. I've downloaded and installed Visual Studio Community 2015, then restarted. I've downloaded and installed MozillaBuild package. When I go to c:\...
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MSVCR100.dll missing error even its there

I know that MSVCP100.dll, is part of the Microsoft Visual C++ runtime libraries, so I have them in my PC too. Everything was working fine but suddenly this error start happening when I open my ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error when starting win 10 game app

I get a "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error" when I start my game "Royal Revolt 2", an app from the Windows 10 store. The error leads to a licensemanager.exe files in my windows, system 32 folder. I ...
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What is this application build in

I got one exe ( TAS ) and many other files with .RUN, .K, .M Extensions what are those extensions. Is this application build using Foxpro ( which i dont think so ), VC++, C++ or Any dos based ...