Not able to launch various CA Business Intelligence (CABI) applications as they fail with the following error:
"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the comm-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail"
This can affect:
Universe Design Tool (UDT) - designer.exe
Central Configuration Manager (CCM) - SvcMgr.exe
Central Management Server (CMS) - CMS.exe
The Windows Application Event Log will report the following similar message:
Description: Activation context generation failed for "c:\Program Files (x86)\Business Objects\BusinessObjects Enterprise 12.0\win32_x86\designer.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT,
processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.4053" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.