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CATIA Error "setup:"

Esther Park

After unzipping and combining the CATIA installation file sets, and finally running the setup.exe file, you may receive the following window with error.

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This "setup:" error with the big red X occurs, due to a conflict between the CATIA installation and the 2017 Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables, x86 and x64 versions. 

In order to resolve the issue, uninstall the 2017 Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables:

  1. Select the Windows Start Button
  2. Type Control Panel and click on Control Panel

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  3. Select the Control Panel
  4. Go to Programs and Program and Features
  5. Within the list right click on Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x64) and select uninstall

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  6. Then click on Uninstall 

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  7. Once it uninstalls, select Close
  8. Repeat steps 5 to 7 for Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributables (x86)

Once the Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributables are uninstalled go ahead and select CATIA installer, setup.exe to successfully start the installation process. 

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    Roger Louton

    Nice work!