microsoft visual c++ runtime 9.0 service pack 1 error
Posted 11 April 2009 - 10:18 PM
For the record I run service pack 2 (like at least two of the folks mentioned) so the error is effectively suggesting a downgrade of a microsoft component ??
Posted 11 April 2009 - 10:56 PM
I think it's unlikely that you run service pack 2 because, as far as I can tell, Microsoft has only ever released 1 service pack for Visual C++ 2008 (v9).
Please try and download this from here: http://www.microsoft...0d-3802b2af5fc2
Interestingly I only have Visual C++ 2005 (v8) installed on my machine, on which Ad-Aware works fine. If you're still having problems try installing that, available from here: http://www.microsoft...4d-389c36f85647
I'll check which version's installed on my other computer tomorrow if I remember.
Please let me know if this helps you solve the problem,
all the best - GoddersUK
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Posted 09 June 2009 - 03:11 PM
Here are the steps I took. They're a little convoluted, but if you know a little about systems you should be able to get it from here. I'd be interested to see if this works for anyone else.
I started the Ad-Aware install program, and clicked through the options until the "Install" button was displayed.
Opened a cmd prompt (a browser window would do as well).
I was able to identify that the Visual C++ runtime that you were installing was located in: "%TEMP%\mia*.tmp\date\Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime 9.0 (includes ATL and MFC) Service Pack 1\mFileBagIDE.dll\bag\vc_x86runtime.msi"
(The * is a number, you'll have to find it for yourself, in a cmd prompt you can use: dir /s/b vc_x86runtime.msi)
Change the directory containing the vc_x86runtime.msi
I ran "vc_x86runtime.msi" and when the prompted for a CD was displayed I browsed to the install directory and selected the vc_x86runtime.msi.
I followed the prompts and installed the package. When it was finished, I went back to the Ad-aware install window and continued with the installation as normal.
The installation continued normally, and I'm a happy Ad-aware user again.
Posted 30 July 2009 - 06:46 AM
To fix this:
1. Go to "Start" -> "Run" , type "services.msc" and press on "Enter" button.
2. Double-click on the service named "Windows Installer".
3. Check the value in the "Startup type:" field. If it's currently set to "Disabled", then this is the
problem. Change it by selecting "Manual" from the drop-down box.
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