[Solved]: How to Fix Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Setup Failed error 0x80240017

MS Visual C Install Error

Can’t install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Setup and get Failed error 0x80240017? or may be other errors that do not give any code number but it is like unresponse installation and waiting so long with endless?

This is solved with the following method. This case is by author experience so you can try to follow this method. Here is How to Fix Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Setup Failed error 0x80240017.

Symptoms:
1. The author’s computer is going to install Unity 3D software, during the middle of the process it is like endless process. After perform troubleshooting, it is caused by error of installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable that is need by Unity.

2. To be able to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable, the Windows have to be updated.

3. The author’s computer is Windows 7 SP1. The author tries to install windows update through the control panel but there is also a problem, it shows endless process of searching Windows update.

4. Download the Windows6.1-KB2999226-x64. Because author uses Windows 7 SP1 X64 Bits.

5. Installs the Windows6.1-KB2999226-x64 but it show again endless searching for update, but no result.

6. Restart the computer then Installs the Windows6.1-KB2999226-x64 but it show again endless searching for update, but no result. (the author repeats this step until 4 times). Finally get success installed.

7. Install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable with smooth!

8. Done.

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