“Error Message: “Error 1335, the cabinet file_2694_ssce20.msm required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used.” While installing Visual studio 2005

Execute the following steps to workaround the issue


1.            on the Run prompt, type in the following

2.            %windir%\system32  and %windir%\system32\dll cache (dll cache will be shown if you uncheck the "Hide the protected OS file" option under folder options)

3.            check for the version of the dll “cabinet.dll “

4.            Replace the Cabinet.dll file with the latest version (5.2.3790.1830)

5.            Restart the computer

6.            Initiate the installation


Content by: Dhathri P

Reviewed by: Soumitra Mondal


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