Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1 Readme

Date Published: March 22, 2011

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1. System Requirements

1.1. Supported Architectures:

1.2. Supported Operating Systems:

1.3. Prerequisites:

2. Known Issues

2.1. Installing

2.1.1. Installation or repair of the Windows SDK 7.1 fails after Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is installed

When the Windows SDK 7.1 is installed or repaired after Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is installed, and the SDK installation includes the Visual C++ Compilers feature, the SDK installation may stop and a "fatal error" message may appear.

To resolve this issue:

  1. Run the Windows SDK 7.1 Setup again, clear the Visual C++ Compilers check box, and then complete the setup.
  2. Install this Compiler Update to install the Visual C++ compilers and libraries.

2.1.2. Cannot silently install the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1

This Compiler Update cannot be silently installed.

To resolve this issue:

2.1.3. Recommended Installation Order

To ensure that your system has a supported configuration, uninstall the following products and then reinstall them in the order listed:

  1. Visual Studio 2010
  2. Windows SDK 7.1
  3. Visual Studio 2010 SP1
  4. Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1

2.2. Uninstalling

2.2.1. How to uninstall the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1

Uninstall any of the following programs individually:

2.3. General Issues

2.3.1. The x64 and IA64 compilers are removed if Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is repaired after the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1 has been installed

If Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is repaired after the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1 has been installed, the x64 compiler and the IA64 compiler are removed.

To resolve this issue:

2.3.2. The Windows SDK 7.1 versions of the Visual C++ compilers cannot be restored if Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1 are installed

The original versions of the compilers that are included in the Windows SDK 7.1 cannot be restored unless both Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for the Windows SDK 7.1 are removed.

To resolve this issue:

  1. Uninstall Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and the Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Compiler Update for Windows SDK v7.1.
  2. Run the Windows SDK 7.1 Setup, select the Visual C++ Compilers check box, and then complete the setup.

3. Related Links

For more information about this issue, see the related article.

 

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