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A Registry entry to fix Steam dependency installation on each start of a game
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
"msvc redist"=dword:00000001
"msvc redistributables"=dword:00000001
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arthur-felps commented Sep 24, 2022

Thank you for the reg file! It did not work for me but it gave me a direction to look at. My issue was that steam was trying to install older versions of vcredist and .NET while my system had the latest version. I found the executables with ProcMon and ran the installer manually. It obviously was failing with "The newer version was already installed".

I added the keys to Steam App ID as you suggested but it did not work. I had to add the missing .NET and vcredist versions to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Valve\Steam\Apps\CommonRedist key. After that Steam stopped trying to install those files.




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