MSVC 14.0 U3: LO msi package put VC redist libraries in wrong directory

V Stuart Foote VStuart.Foote at
Mon Aug 1 18:48:26 UTC 2016

@David, *

Spun up a new Windows 8.1 Ent 64-bit en-US as a virtual machine on  VMWare

The C:\Windows\System32 directory contains

CLI install msiexec.exe /i LibreOfficeDev_5.3.0.0.alpha0_Win_x64.msi

Select Custom and deselect quickstarter and dictionaries

msvcp140.dll is written to C:\Widnows\System32

Receive the following error:

soffice.exe - system error
The program can't start because
api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer.
Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Find this reference to the api-ms-win-crt DLL:

unfortunately, the appropriate update refuses to install (suspect other
patches are not yet present on this fresh install from media). 

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