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While the message, "Setup is searching for installed components" is displayed during Visual Studio Setup, the following error message appears:
When you click Details, this message appears:
This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
ACMSetup caused an Invalid Page Fault in module kernel32.dll.
This problem can occur for a variety of reasons, but it mainly occurs in two scenarios:
If the file is in use, restarting your computer and running Setup again will result in a successful installation.
If restarting your computer does not resolve the error, two possible fixes are available:
If updating MDAC does not resolve the error, then copy the following files to C:\Temp (where C:\ is your system drive). Next, copy the same files in D:\OS\System from Disk 1 of the Visual Studio CD (where D:\ is your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive) to C:\Windows\System. Choose to overwrite the files if prompted.
Ds16gt.dllAfter copying the files, restart Windows and run Setup again.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/195231/EN-US/ )BUG: ACMSETUP Invalid Page Fault in Kernel32
Article ID: 249964 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 4.2