How to Fix install.res DLL Error When Installing Programs and Applications

When installing an application and the installer crashes with the error install.res????.dll showing up on your screen, it is largely due to the absence of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package (vcredist).

The error may occur you try to install vcredist with different from OS language or when the application you’re installing depends on it. A sure way to fix this is to install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable.

In this article, we’ll see how to fix the error install.res????.dll in minutes.

  1. Download Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable to your computer. Use any of the links below that matches with your PC’s architecture. x64 is 64 bit and x86 is 32 bit.
  2. Go to where the executable was downloaded to and run vc_redist.x64.exe or vc_redist.x86.exe as an administrator.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the application to your computer.
  4. Reboot and try installing the application again to check if the error still persists.
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