Strange error=no startup (0xc0150002)

darkd3cimation

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Hi guys, ive been getting this strange error each time I try to start Dirt 2 or Dirt 3, i have no idea what to do or what it could be, all I know is that its keeping both .exe's from starting up, heres the error "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150002). Click OK to terminate the application."
 

spyfish

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Reinstall you microsoft visual c++ 2005 redistributable, or microsoft visual c++ 2008 redistributable

I had this in the past with GTA IV, the solution was to uninstall MS c++ 2005, and then use the installer for Visual studio 2005 under the GTA IV install directory to reinstall it.

The err you are getting is definitively related to C++, most like some missing DLL's.

First uninstall it, then look for vcredist_x86.exe under the install directory of the game.

Re-installing the game did not help in my case,
 

darkd3cimation

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Thanks guys, it seems to have something to do with Games for Windows Live because that isent working either, i try signing in but as it signs in it crashes, im sure its a dll problem thoe.
 

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