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VC++ 2008 redistributable (vcredist_x86.exe) cannot install on Windows 2000 by bo.skjoett


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Type: Bug
ID: 332655
Opened: 3/12/2008 12:14:49 AM
Access Restriction: Public
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Description

The VC++ 2008 redistributable (vcredist_x86.exe) cannot be installed on a fresh installed Windows 2000 SP4 machine. When launched you get a messagebox with this error message:
"The procedure entry point HeapSetInformation could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll"
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/12/2008 at 7:55 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are escalating this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution.
These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.

Thank you,
Visual Studio Product Team
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Posted by bo.skjoett on 3/14/2008 at 1:44 AM
This issue has actually been solved by Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB835732). After I updated my Windows 2000 machine with the latest updates it works. So please close this issue.