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Side by side assembly runtime error when running debug version of RTDynamics Examples

This error may be result of a Visual Studio C/C++ runtime DLL incompatibility, Release 3.x of RTDynamics Simulation Platform is built with MS Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 with Security Update KB971090. This update upgrades the Visual C++ runtime from 8.0.50727.762 to 8.0.50727.4053. The error is due to the debug C++ runtimes missing in your Visual Studio installation.

Please use Windows Update to make sure your Visual C++ 2005 receives the Security Update. After the update, Windows will be able to find the version 8.0.50727.4053 of the msvcr80.dll and msvcp80.dll.

The following screenshot shows the Visual Studio version information from our build computer. Notice the selected update. Please note that Visual Studio shows the version number 8.0.50727.762 incorrectly on the upper left summary area.

Visual Studio 2005 with Security Updates
Visual Studio 2005 with Security Updates