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Setup failed at installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 on windows server 2012 R2

Windows Dec 30, 2021 Viewed 22 Comments 0

Issue

When installing VC_redist.x64.exe in Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition, there is an error saying.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable (x64) - 14.30.30704
Setup Failed
One or more issues caused the setup to fail. Please fix the issues and then retry  setup.
0x80240017 - Unspecified error

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable (x64) - 14.30.30704 Setup Failed One or more issues caused the setup to fail. Please fix the issues and then retry  setup. 0x80240017 - Unspecified error

Solution

Install the system update. Click Control Panel -> System and Security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates.

Control Panel -> System and Security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates.

It may be necessary to install several updates until the following updates appear:

  • Security Update for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172729)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355)

Security Update for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172729) Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355)

Install these updates and restart. Try to install VC_redist.x64.exe again.

Updated Dec 30, 2021