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Instant computation errors with new install
Posted 208 days ago by UBT - Timbo
I had the exact same issues with a new PC that was running Win 7 Pro - Collatz would error within seconds.
I then recalled about the C++ Redistributable and sure enough the Collatz home page mentions it.
Sadly, I tried both the 2015 and 2013 versions but neither worked.
A quick check on t'web and I found the 2012 version and it works fine.
So, maybe Collatz website admins need to tidy up the links on their home page and maybe even offer the download directly, as the project relies on it and then no-one is reliant on the Microsoft website for links that don't work :-(
As this statement is not correct:
For Windows, the most recent Visual C++ runtime 2012 or later