# [erlang-questions] C:\Program Files\erlx.x.x\bin - yes or no?

Simon MacMullen simon@REDACTED
Tue Sep 18 12:02:34 CEST 2012

On 17/09/12 17:25, Lukas Larsson wrote:
> have you tried running Install.exe manually in cmd?

"The program can't start because MSVCR100.dll is missing from your
computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."

So we have a culprit.

I guess this is a shared library that can be installed by tons of
things, but I was installing on a brand new system. Is it possible to
distribute this library with Erlang? If not, is it possible to detect
its absence in the installer and pop up an error message telling the

BTW, I also get the same symptoms installing win64 on a win32 system.
Yes, of course you shouldn't do that, but again the failure is unobvious
- you just get a partial installation and no error message.

Cheers, Simon

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Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware