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How do I resolve error about missing database drivers when logging into xTuple?

If you get the following message (or similar) when logging into xTuple, it probably means you are on a Windows machine and are missing the latest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for your installation (x64 or x86). Here's the error message:

A connection could not be established with the specified Database 
as the Proper Database Drivers have not been installed.

To resolve this error, locate the folder where your Windows xTuple client is located. Inside that folder, look for a file named `vc_redist.x64.exe.` This is an executable file which will update your Microsoft Visual C++ drivers. Run this executable and then try logging in to xTuple again. The error message should be resolved.

If you continue experiencing errors or want to learn more, please visit the Microsoft support site.