Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x

by Forrest D Strand

Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x

by Forrest D Strand

by Forrest D Strand

Sage Error: “Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x Redistributable Package (x86) Appears to Have Failed. Do you Want to Continue the Installation?”

The Visual C++ Redistribution package allows installation of the libraries of runtime components; these libraries play a prime role in running the Sage application. They are installed in the WinSxS folder. However, when trying to install this package in the Sage 50 there might be some interruptions take place. The below article is rounded up with a troubleshooting guide to fix this error. Do you want to continue the installation?”

Sage Error: "Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x Redistributable Package (x86)

What are the Major Factors Leading Unable to Install Microsoft Visual C++ 201x Redistributable Package (x86) in Sage 50?

βœ… When trying to install in XP operating system or Windows Server 2003

βœ… Permission issues 

βœ… Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package(x86) is already 

βœ… Your system does not cover the minimum system requirements to Visual C++ 201x installation 

βœ… Enabled UAC is windows 

βœ… Third-party applications or antivirus blocking the installation 

How to Resolve This Error

Walkthrough the below steps to resolve the Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable package installation error:

Method 1-Obsolete Operating System:

βœ… Check the version of Microsoft Windows on the system

βœ… Verify the minimum system requirements

βœ… Upgrade to an advanced windows version

Method 2- Fail to run a file over the network:

βœ… Now save the installation file and then run it on the local workstation

βœ… Check the installation finishes without error

Method 3- Check the Permissions:

βœ… First login as an administrator mode into the system

βœ… Now run the Setup wizard

βœ… Check the installation complete without any error

Method 4-Microsoft Visual C++ installation:

-Microsoft Visual C++

βœ… Initially directly download Microsoft Visual C++ 32 bit and then installation

βœ… Manually install the required version of C++ 

βœ… Retry the Sage 50 installation.

βœ… Check the installation completes without error

Method 5- Check if already installed Microsoft Visual C++:

βœ… Check the programs & features 

βœ… Verify if the same version is already installed in the system 

Method 6- Verify the minimum system requirements under the Microsoft Visual C++ 2012:

βœ… If your system is not on the list then the installation of Visual C++ 2012 failed

βœ… If there is Vista Service Pack1 you require downloading service Pack 2 

βœ… Turn off User Account Control (UAC)

βœ… Reboot the system

βœ… Check the Microsoft Visual C++201x is installed in the system

βœ… Now the system should be booted in clean boot mode 

βœ… Reinstall the Visual C++201 x component 

βœ… Restart the system in normal mode

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All of the remedies described in the post are easy yet effective ones. You just require to give some time to go through the procedure to start implementing the same. Hopefully, the information saved your time and would help you to sort out the Sage Error Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x Redistributable Package (x86) appears to have failed error. If you need to know more or require suggestions or advice on other Sage 50 components give a call to the Sage consultant team. Get exceptional help to enhance business productivity.

πŸ”” Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1. What if the installation of the Visual C++ package failed when installing from CD?

πŸ”Ή Check the system has an internet connection
πŸ”Ή Manually install the file
πŸ”Ή Now follow the steps to copy the installer folder into a USB:
πŸ”Ή Put a USB key into the first system
πŸ”Ή Now copy the folder into the USB
πŸ”Ή Switch it to the second computer
πŸ”Ή Search C:\Sage\\
πŸ”Ή Choose launch.exe to start the installation of Sage 50

Q 2. How would I find the installation files in my system?

πŸ”Ή Open the File ExplorerΒ 
πŸ”Ή Go to C:\Users\Public\Documents\Sage Software\Simply Accounting\Download
πŸ”Ή Search for the version you require to install. SA_202XXCP1.exe
πŸ”Ή It is a full product installer & product update installer.

Q 3. What system requirements do I need to install Microsoft Visual C++ 201x Redistributable Package (x86)?

πŸ”Ή Compatible Operating System
πŸ”Ή Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2003, Windows πŸ”Ή Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, and Windows XP
πŸ”Ή Hardware Requirements:
πŸ”Ή Hard disk space of 50 MB
πŸ”Ή 5400 RPM hard drive
πŸ”Ή900 MHz or faster processor
πŸ”ΉΒ 512 MB of RAM
πŸ”Ή A video card, direct X9 capable of running at 1024 x 768 or advanced resolution.

Q 4. How can I check the version of Microsoft Windows on my system?

πŸ”Ή Hit Start tab
πŸ”Ή Choose Settings, hit system, and then about
πŸ”Ή Select Settings
πŸ”Ή Below Device Specifications
πŸ”Ή Hit System type
πŸ”ΉClick on Windows specifications; verify the version and edition of Windows your system is running.


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Article Name: Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x
Description: Sage Error Installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 201x (2012, 2013, 2015) Reinstall Visual C++ by running the desktop setup or reinstalling the application.
Author Name: Forrest D Strand
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