Windows installation problem: Service cannot start

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Synergy (all versions)
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When trying to install Synergy on Windows, you may see an error message saying "Service cannot start". To fix this, please download and install the latest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable.

This shouldn't happen, since the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is actually packaged together with our Windows installer, but there are some situations that cause Windows to have problems with the packaged redistributable.

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