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Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Prerequisites

Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Prerequisites


Issue in Microsoft file causes prerequisite installation issues.


Based on an issue in Microsoft's file causing Registry data deletion we encourage you to update to the most recent version of Visual Studio 2017 so that you always get the latest features, fixes, and improvements.

Use Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 with file version 14.10.5017.0 or later to avoid potential installation issues.

32-bit (x86) URL to file:

64-bit (x64) URL to file:


Reference Microsoft release notes:

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Release Notes

VC Runtime Redistributable Update for VS 15.9 deletes Registry Key

Prerequisites are provided as a convenience. Based on circumstances outside of our control the way conditions are applied need to change. Therefore, if you are experiencing an issue with the conditions of prerequisite modify the condition using the Prerequisite Editor.


In this particular matter you may determine the condition for "Microsoft Visual C ++ 2017 Redistributable Package (x86)" does not meet your needs. Consider implementing one of the following approaches:

Registry uninstall data approach:
<condition Type="1" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{582EA838-9199-3518-A05C-DB09462F68EC}" FileName="" ReturnValue=""/>

File version approach:
<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0\VC\Runtimes\x86\" FileName="Version" ReturnValue="v14.10.25017.00"/>
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