When installing QuickBooks Desktop, the following error message is displayed:
Application failed to start because side by side configuration is incorrect.
Microsoft Visual C++ is damaged or missing.
Download, install and run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool to scan and check all Microsoft componets related to QuickBooks. If the issue persist, proceed to solution 2.
If your computer does not have the correct version of Visual C++ installed, QuickBooks will install it automatically. If the Visual C++ installation is damaged or removed, you must reinstall it.