How to run the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable libraries



Open Windows Explorer and go to the installation folder of SPSS
Usually, this is located in the following directory


a. Go to C: Drive
b. Open ‘Program Files’ (or ‘Program Files (x86’)
c. Open ‘IBM’ folder
d. Open ‘SPSS’ folder
e. Open ‘Statistics’ folder
f. Open the version folder (either ‘24’ or ’25')
g. Open ‘VC9’ folder
h. Locate the file called ‘vcredist_x64’ (might also be called ‘vcredist_x86’)
i. Right click on it, and choose ‘Run As Administrator’


libraries screenshot



1. Follow the instructions to install the libraries (choose "Repair" from the "Maintenance mode" dialog box after the setpup file launches)
2. Open SPSS