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To solve this problem, you will need:
First, try the solutions recommended by IBM.
If you encounter an issue when trying to perform their recommendations -- specifically, if Windows is unable to find the install location of Visual C++ 2008 -- you may need to install Visual C++ 2008. Make sure to install the version of Visual C++ 2008 that matches the "bitness" (32- or 64-bit) of your operating system. After installing Visual C++ 2008, try to re-open SPSS again.