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When installing Wireshark 4.1.0 x64 it fails

asked 2023-09-04 11:19:24 +0000

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The Visual C++ Redistributable installer failed with error -214074890. Unable to continue installation.

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What previous version of Wireshark did you install? If not, are you running in 64 bit mode?

hugo.vanderkooij gravatar imagehugo.vanderkooij ( 2023-09-05 07:39:24 +0000 )edit

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answered 2023-09-04 11:30:59 +0000

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This has come up occasionally, usually because there's an issue on the target system that prevents the installation of the C++ redistributable.

Unfortunately these things are difficult to fix, especially as there doesn't seem to be a description of what that error code means.

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Hi I previously installed 4.08 and 3.6.16. I am running in 64 bit mode. I will rebuild my Laptop and let you know how I get on. Thanks

chessmadrob gravatar imagechessmadrob ( 2023-09-07 19:29:50 +0000 )edit

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