Runtime configuration files are removed when installing VS 2019 redistributables

kurukuru89 1 Reputation point
2021-07-08T07:35:37.163+00:00

If you install the redistributable below with the Visual Studio 2019 redistributable already installed,
There is an issue where runtime configuration files in the Windows\System32 folder are removed.

Redistributable packages with issues
+) vcredist_x64(x86).exe 14.29.30038.0
+) vcredist_x64(x86).exe 14.29.30037.0
Note) 14.29.20037.0 redistribution package works normally.

Reproduce
+) Run vcredist_x64 /install with the redistributable packager installed
+) The same issue occurs even when /repair is executed multiple times

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  1. RLWA32 40,946 Reputation points
    2021-07-08T07:41:46.483+00:00

    See the discussion of this issue and link to developer community reporting at latest-msvc-redistributable-bugged-version-1429300.html

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