Error when trying to run SigmaX.exe and RegSigmaX.exe

Issue

The following errors are seen when trying to run SigmaX.exe and RegSigmaX.exe. 

The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail. 

Application event log:

Activation context generation failed for "C:\SigmaX\Bin\RegSigmaX.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.MFC,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.762" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.

Product Line

Satchwell Sigma

Environment

SigmaX 7.0.6 on Windows 7 32-bit

Cause

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 redistributable has not been installed. It appears that SigmaX requires this version to run. 

Resolution

Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 redistributable for Windows 7