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I remember trying to install Mathematica, which uses some library that is distributed with VC++, and there had been so many installs over the years that it just wouldn't work. I had to do a whole OS system wipe to get it to work.
I think they just hop to it, buck up and get the job done.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
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