N/APosted on - 10/06/2020
I am unable to install Visual C++ 2015 in Windows 10. When I am doing that, I encounter a 0x80070666 error that says – Another version of this product is already installed. How to solve the problem?
How To Solve 0x80070666 Error When Installing Visual C++ 2015 In Windows 10?
0x80070666 error occurs when some other version of Visual C++ is already present in your PC. Follow the methods below to solve your problem –
a) Press Windows + R.
b) Type appwiz.cpl, and press enter.
c) From the list of Softwares, find the Microsoft Visual C++ versions, and right-click on it.
d) Click Uninstall.
e) After uninstalling all other versions of Visual Studio, you will be able to install Visual C++ 2015.
a) Download the Visual C++ package.
b) Open Command prompt (Search in the Windows Search box).
c) Type cd path-of-the-folder-where-installed-software is stored, and press enter (e.g. cd C:/Users/username/downloads).
d) Type vc_redist.x64.exe /uninstall, and press enter.
e) Click on Repair.
f) Follow the instructions to perform the repair.
Search for Windows Update in the Windows Search box. Install the Windows Updates, if any. Proceed with the installation of Visual C++.