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Error: Application failed to start because side-by-side configuration is incorrect

When installing QuickBooks, the following error message is displayed:

Application failed to start because side by side configuration is incorrect.

Why this is happening

Microsoft Visual C++ is damaged or missing.

How to fix it

Solution: Reinstall Microsoft Visual C++

  1. Uninstall and reinstall Microsoft Visual C++.
  2. Install QuickBooks.

If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free, or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.

KB ID# SLN41210
10/25/2014 2:27:40 AM
PPRDQSSWS402 9102 Pro 2013 18791e