"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail."

An application may crash with the following error message "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is in correct. Please see the application event log for more detail." In the Application Event Viewer log: Activation context generation failed for "C:\…..\App.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.DebugCRT,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50608.0" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed…

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mmc could not create the snap-in.

After installing KB2416473, while launching MMC it may throw the following error:   Here is the complete workaround: 1) If 3.0 is installed ("C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\ServiceModelReg.exe" exists), run the following: C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\WFServicesReg.exe /r /b "C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\ServiceModelReg.exe" /i C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\WFServicesReg.exe /c 2) If 3.0 is not installed ("C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\ServiceModelReg.exe" does not exist), run the following: C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\WFServicesReg.exe…

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“Could not load type ‘System.Security.Authentication.ExtendedProtection.ExtendedProtectionPolicy’”

You may receive an error "Could not load type ‘System.Security.Authentication.ExtendedProtection.ExtendedProtectionPolicy’"  after you install the update KB976769v2. WCF service may stop working also. From the logs, we saw that one of the features containing System.dll is in the “Advertised” state, which might be the reason why the patch did not apply properly. In order to resolve…

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“Current thread must be set to single thread apartment (STA) mode before OLE calls can be made”

While calling a OpenFileDialog (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.forms.openfiledialog.aspx) via Installer class as a Custom Action in the Visual Studio Setup project, it just hangs there. When we attach a debugger we receive an error: "Current thread must be set to single thread apartment (STA) mode before OLE calls can be made. Ensure that your Main function has STAThreadAttribute…

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KB983583(MS10-060) is re-offered by Windows Update

Based on the symptom and looking at the log files, I found that we might have installed a bad hotfix baseliner contained in KB952883, which causes the subsequent updates (including 983583) to fail. This issue can be fixed by installing the hotfix KB975954. Please follow the steps mentioned below: 1. Based on your OS Install…

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"The upgrade patch can not be installed by the windows installer service because the program to be upgraded may be running or the upgrade patch may update a different version of the program"

The Patch KB 974417 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=491874d4-5eea-4545-9b7d-3861857c862e&displaylang=en might fail to install with an error message "The upgrade patch can not be installed by the windows installer service because the program to be upgraded may be running or the upgrade patch may update a different version of the program".  As per http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=974417 basically this patch upgrades the files…

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Files are removed from the application folder after upgrading a Setup project from Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2010

If you migrate a Setup project from Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2010 and set the property RemovePreviousVersion=True, The upgrade package removes the application folder once it is installed. This issue occurs because the Component GUID’s are changed when setup projects are migrated from Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2010. InstallValidate Action marks…

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KB974417 is re-offered by Windows Update

You might have seen an issue with the patch KB974417 where after installing patch KB974417(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974417), it gets re-offered by WU. I found that after installing the patch the files (mscorlib.dll,SOS.dll,mscorwks.dll,mscordacwks.dll) are NOT updated on the system. The file version should upgrade to either 2.0.50727.3603 OR 2.0.50727.4062 It was found that a bad baseliner that prevented…

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"25007.Error occurred while initializing fusion. Setup could not load fusion with LoadLibraryShim(). Error: The handle is invalid."

While Installing .Net Framework 2.0, you may receive the following error “25007.Error occurred while initializing fusion. Setup could not load fusion with LoadLibraryShim(). Error: The handle is invalid.” From the verbose log: 07/09/10 12:59:23 DDSet_Status: CustomActionData: C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Vsa.dll;28672 07/09/10 12:59:23 DDSet_Status: Loading mscoree.dll 07/09/10 12:59:23 DDSet_Status: Loading fusion.dll using LoadLibraryShim() 07/09/10 12:59:23 DDSet_Error: Error occurred while…

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