Installation of FineReader PDF 16 fails with the error:
Error when installing the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86) - 14.32.31326 component: 1460.
To resolve the issue, please try to follow the steps below:
- Delete the following program folders if they were created during the program installation:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ABBYY\FineReader\16
C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 16
Please note that ProgramData and AppData folders can be hidden.
- Temporarily deactivate any kind of antivirus software and registry cleaners installed on the computer.
- Download the distribution kit of the latest version of the application: Download links for FineReader PDF 16.
- Run the downloaded installation file.
The files will be extracted to C:\temp\FR16. After the files have been extracted, do not start the installation.
- Go to C:\temp\FR16\Bin\External Components\VC_Redist.
Preinstall Visual C++ Redistributable: for a 64-bit system, run vcredist_x86.exe and vcredist_x64.exe in any order.
- After the components have been successfully installed, start Setup.exe in C:\temp\FR16 and complete the installation.
If the error message still appears, please submit a request.