[docs] [issue31427] Proposed addition to Windows FAQ
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Tue Sep 12 12:26:53 EDT 2017
Steve Dower added the comment:
This is a problem with 3.5 and later running on Windows 8.1 or earlier without all Windows Updates being installed.
It can happen for two reasons:
* not using the official installer (most common)
* random failure in the official installer (rare)
Installing KB2999226 is a good start, though it will likely trigger another Windows Update to get the latest version. Windows 10 is not affected.
I'm in favor of adding this to the FAQ.
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