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Microsoft visual C++2013 redistributable (x64) 12.0.21005 issue

Post by Rhaetia on Tue 20 Dec 2016, 12:52

Hey

while installing the sims 4 i got a message during the installation telling me that my visuals aren't working properly but i continued the installation when it gave me the option to after letting me know about the visual problem, moved my folders to my anti-virus list thing, moved the "sims 4" folder under program files and all then i proceeded in installing the vcredlist x86 and x64, the x86 folder installed just fine but i ran into an issue with the x64 file with the following message " Microsoft visual C++2013 redistributable (x64)- 12.0.21005 can only be installed on windows XP SP1 (x64) or newer platforms" and like right now i dont even know what to do

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Re: Microsoft visual C++2013 redistributable (x64) 12.0.21005 issue

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Wed 21 Dec 2016, 02:20

@Rhaetia wrote:Hey

while installing the sims 4 i got a message during the installation telling me that my visuals aren't working properly but i continued the installation when it gave me the option to after letting me know about the visual problem, moved my folders to my anti-virus list thing, moved the "sims 4" folder under program files and all then i proceeded in installing the vcredlist x86 and x64, the x86 folder installed just fine but i ran into an issue with the x64 file with the following message " Microsoft visual C++2013 redistributable (x64)- 12.0.21005 can only be installed on windows XP SP1 (x64) or newer platforms" and like right now i dont even know what to do

please help Sad


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Hello @Rhaetia,

I moved your post to the correct section. Your Windows-operating system is most likely a 32-bit version, meaning you cannot install the vcredist_x64.exe on it. If you successfully installed the vcredist_x86, then you should be fine. Smile

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