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Known issue with Visual Studio 2015 update 3 affecting MET/CAL Editor

This is the error message you may see:

Process to eliminate the error:

Uninstall any Visual Studio versions from the workstation
Uninstall any Visual C++ from the workstation
Delete these three directories if present




Reboot computer

Download this part of the 10.2.2 MET/CAL (highlighted below) and put it in the correct location as in readme.  this will allow an offline (no internet) connection.

Next,  install each prerequisite manually from:

MET/TEAM server:  \\<servername>\metteam\Installers\METCAL\ISSetupPrerequisites​\  

and watch for errors.  If there are errors, take a screen shot to send to support.


In the current versions, (10.2.2) there are four installers under ISSetupPrerequisites.

  .      ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe
  .      vc_redist.x86.exe
  .      vs_isoshell.exe
      .  mu_visual_studio_2015_update_3_x86_x64_web_installer_8922962.exe

After these are installed, Reboot computer again and test the MET/CAL Editor. If you get errors upon log in, capture them and send them to


If you are still having layout problems, follow these instructions to re-set your layout:

Reset your MET/CAL Editor screen layout


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