Unable to uninstall/Re-install VCRedist

Unable to uninstall/Re-install VCRedist

Article ID : 955748
Last Review : July 16, 2008
Revision : 1.0
Source: Microsoft Support

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Action

You try to do one of the following:
Remove Microsoft Visual C++ Redist from the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel applet, or
Install Microsoft Visual C++ Redist on a machine.

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Result

You get the following error :
The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2203.

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Cause

It may be an incorrect value of TEMP/TMP environment variable.

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Resolution

1. Goto My Computer->Properties->Advanced->Environment Variables.

2. Select TEMP System Variable and Click Edit.

3. Validate the path. Set it to a valid folder on the local machine.

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition
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