VC++ 2008 redistributable (vcredist_x86.exe) cannot install on Windows 2000 - by Bo Christian Skjøtt

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ID 332655 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 5
Opened 3/12/2008 12:14:49 AM
Access Restriction Public


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
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