I get a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error due to "abnormal program termination"
If this error is reported by Xara Xtreme, Xara Xtreme Pro, Photo & Graphic Designer, Designer Pro or Web Designer:
Download and save the file msxml.msi from this page
Before running the installation make sure that you have closed down all processes of all Xara programs, and have disabled all security based applications.
After the installation has completed, right click on the desktop shortcut of the Xara program and select 'Run as Administrator' to launch the program.
If you still encounter this message:
First check whether you are using a 32 bit or 64 bit operating system then follow the steps below applicable to your version.
32 bit operating systems
64 bit operating systems
Once you've downloaded the file, extract the zip file and open the extracted folder
With all security based applications disabled, right click on the batch file and select 'Run as Administrator'
Click OK to the message 'DllRegisterServer..... succeeded'
Right click on the desktop shortcut to the Xara program and select 'Run as Administrator' to run the program
If this error is reported by Webstyle:
A similar problem can be reported by either program or by Webstyle causing the program to report that MSXML is not correctly installed.
In the event of encountering this error, please download and install the following file in order to resolve the problem:
If this fails to install correctly, please download and install this file from Microsoft:
Some customers have reported that downloading Service pack 2 of the MSXML 4 can also resolve this problem. Please download and install this file from Microsoft:
Customers running Windows 7 encountering this error message should try applying Service pack 3 of MSXML 4 from