FIX: Error Message When You Install the Visual C++ Processor Pack

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SYMPTOMS
When you install the Microsoft Visual C++ Processor Pack, you may receive an error message that Setup is "unable to enable the VC 6.0 Processor Pack installation." A bitmap appears and a second error message states that Service Pack 4 is not installed.
RESOLUTION
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 5.

For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in the latest service pack for Visual Studio 6.0.

To download service pack 5, see the Visual Studio Product Updates page on the following Microsoft Web site at:
VSSP4 PP
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Article ID: 260131 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 04:18:35 - Revision: 2.4

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition
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