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Re: Visual C++ Redistributable 2015 Error 0x80070666
Posted by: andrew bernat
Date: April 20, 2017 11:15PM

I was also receiving a similar error when trying to install MySql Workbench. I took a very lazy approach to solving it. Here were my steps.

Step 1 - Turn on logging
Run: msiexec /lv log.msi.txt /i <package.msi>

where <package.msi> is the name of the installer package for MySql Workbench.

Step 2 - Look at logs
When I looked at the log files I found the following suspicious data:

MSI (s) (50:E8) [21:37:55:584]: Skipping action: SetWIX_IS_NETFRAMEWORK_452_OR_LATER_INSTALLED (condition is false)
MSI (s) (50:E8) [21:37:55:584]: Doing action: LaunchConditions
Action start 21:37:55: LaunchConditions.
DEBUG: Error 2835: The control ErrorIcon was not found on dialog SetupErrorDialog
Internal Error 2835. ErrorIcon, SetupErrorDialog
MSI (s) (50:E8) [21:37:57:607]: Product: MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE -- MySQL Workbench requires the Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package to be installed. Click the Download-Button on the next page to open a web page containing further instructions.

Step 3 - Download instaedit msi editor [http://www.instedit.com/]

Step 4 - Think?
It is weird that SetWIX_IS_NETFRAMEWORK_452_OR_LATER_INSTALLED is "false"
But it is also weird that the error message is about VC++ redistributable.
Rather than troubleshoot more than I wanted to. I used instaedit to edit the "LaunchConditions" table and "Deleted Rows" for both rows that check the VC++ redistributable condition and the .net framework condition. One/Both of them might be causing the issue. Save the msi and exit insta edit.

Step 5 - Install
Since I know I have VC++ 2015 redistributable and .net 4.5.2+; I felt comfortable to remove these launch conditions.
I was able to install MySql Workbench. I haven't run into an error yet.

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