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DeFleur
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Re: Virus scan

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The extraction report of 3.0.8 definitely includes a MSVCP120.dll but the extraction report of 3.0.9 does definitely not include MSVCP140.dll but e.g. VCRedistx64.exe Moreover a blog exists covering this missing .dll file quote https://github.com/bliker/cmder/issues/482 unquote In addition the uninstall program of 3.0.9 is now automatically eliminated by Symantec and consequently I just overwrote the not-opening 3.0.9 by a 3.0.8 re-installation which works but I understand is not something you recommend.
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Re: Virus scan

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Earlier versions of Context Free unpacked the runtime DLLs into the same directory as the executable. This was supported by Microsoft, although they didn't like it. Context Free 3.0.9 depends on Visual Studio 2015, which comes with a "new and improved" runtime. In addition to MSVCP140.DLL, there are a large number of small DLLs with very long names. The small DLLs must be installed in your WINSxS directory to work. Many developers have complained to Microsoft that dropping support for local runtime installation is a bad idea. It is unclear if Microsoft will relent.

In theory all of the WINSxS DLLs will eventually be rolled out to all Windows users through Windows Update as an optional update. But I cannot depend on that. So I am bundling vcredist with Context Free.

So the installer extracts VCRedistx64.exe. Then it is supposed to run it and then delete it. Does this happen when you run the installer?

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Re: Virus scan

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I see & thanks. Indeed, post reporting extraction the pop-up window shows deleting vcredistx64.exe (but does it mean it once really executed - or is this a not relevant question) ? I did all Windows 7 upgrading but still the same problem - CFA 3.0.9 does not start,
(fall-) back to 3.0.8 .......
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Re: Virus scan

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Hmmm... Try downloading the runtime installer directly from Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download ... x?id=46881

I will try the installer under Windows 7 to see if it is different than what I see under Windows 8.1

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Re: Virus scan

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Direct MS runtime installer download completed. SUCCESS !!! CFA 3.0.9 opens now. Thank you.
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Re: Virus scan

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i agree with the first comment
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