For some problems in my PC it was need to restore Windows 10 and when I tried to launch Qgis (2.16 and 2.14) a message from Windows appeared (see image in attached; sorry, the message is in italian):

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So I decided to Unistall Osgeo directory and install it again using OSGeo4w install. Everything worked fine untill it was installing qgis-common. At that moment the previous Windows message appeared again. After OK, installation continued and at the end appeared:

OSGEO4W message - Postinstall script error "Package: qgis-common, qgis-common.bat code-1073741521".

So I decided to install Qgis 2.14 but I had always the same problems. Somebody can help me? .


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It's too late I imagine but for someone esle with the same problem. https://support.native-instruments.com/hc/en-us/articles/209571689-Windows-Error-Message-Missing-MSVCP120-dll-File It worked for me in W7

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  • It worked to me in W7 Ultimate 64 Bits. Thanks, user91438! Jun 21, 2017 at 17:38

You can try another distro by NextGIS with autoupdates feature. Get it here: http://nextgis.com/nextgis-qgis/

Some details can be found here: http://nextgis.com/blog/qgis17/

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