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.
- 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.
- Go to where the executable was downloaded to and run vc_redist.x64.exe or vc_redist.x86.exe as an administrator.
- Follow the prompts to install the application to your computer.
- Reboot and try installing the application again to check if the error still persists.