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Visual Studio 2015 Repair: Not all features are installed correctly? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am having trouble repairing visual studio 2015. Here is the image: http://i.imgur.com/plNGVyu.jpg

    I heard it is not good to remove other versions of redistributable. Is this true? If I do so, will it resolve the issue?

    Sunday, April 23, 2017 6:41 AM

Answers

  • Hi mushroom_kar,

    Thank you for posting in MSDN forum.

    Please don't worry about it, the screenshot is just a warning, which informs you that there is more advanced Visual C++ redistributables version is installed, that the 14.0.24210 version couldn't install additionally, and it doesn't affect your VS running properly.

    >>I heard it is not good to remove other versions of redistributable. Is this true?

    The function of redists is to run such applications on a computer even if it does not have Visual Studio 2015 installed. These packages install run-time components of these libraries: C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, MFC, C++ AMP, and OpenMP. 

    If you have any doubt about if there is any files broken, You may go the Control Panel to check which version VC++ Redist are installed, take my machine as an example, choose one and right click>Change>Repair, to repair them all:

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    • Marked as answer by mushroom_kar Tuesday, April 25, 2017 3:00 AM
    Monday, April 24, 2017 3:18 AM
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