How To Solve 0x80070666 Error When Installing Visual C++ 2015 In Windows 10?

Asked By 0 points N/A Posted on -
qa-featured

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?

SHARE
Answered By 40 points N/A #342490

How To Solve 0x80070666 Error When Installing Visual C++ 2015 In Windows 10?

qa-featured

0x80070666 error occurs when some other version of Visual C++ is already present in your PC. Follow the methods below to solve your problem –

Method 1

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.

Method 2

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.

Method 3

Search for Windows Update in the Windows Search box. Install the Windows Updates, if any. Proceed with the installation of Visual C++.

Login/Register to Answer

Related Questions