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Installing blender is missing some things
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on the installing blender page there should be a note saying to make sure so have visual c++ 2013 along with a link to start up errors page

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Please provide a link to the doc page that this task references.

And are you certain that VC++ is required to install blender? That doesn't seem right.

Bastien Montagne (mont29) triaged this task as Low priority.Sep 20 2015, 9:05 AM

You don't need MSVC, just the runtime, see:

Windows XP is not in (active) support anymore.
If Blender reports an error on startup, please install the Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package. Click here.