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TUFLOW Build 2009-07-AB or later won't run

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If you receive the message below when trying to run TUFLOW with Build 2009-07-AB or later you will probably need to install Microsoft's Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package. To do this follow one of the steps below.

Error message:

"This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may fix the problem."

Option 1:

Visit http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details...;displaylang=en

click on Download and follow the instructions.

Option 2:

Download the file below and run/install the .exe:


For those running the 64-bit build you'll need to go to the below.


Any problems, please contact support@tuflow.com.

Best Regards

Bill Syme

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An alternate error message is:

The Application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration in incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail.

Installation of Microsoft's Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package using the process detailed above resolved the issue.


TUFLOW Support Team


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