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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error May Display When Installing Certain Printers

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This document pertains to HP Notebook PCs with Windows Vista.

Understanding the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error

The notebook PC may display a Microsoft Visual C++ runtime error when attempting to install certain printers or when plugging in a USB card reader or any device with a card slot.
Error Message:
'Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
Runtime Error !
Program: C:\Windows\SMINST\BLService.exe

Download and install HP Update for Microsoft BitLocker (SP40669)

To resolve this issue, please download and install HP Update for the Microsoft BitLocker program, version, revision A (SP40669) or later. You may do so by going to www.hp.com and searching for SP40669 .
For more information on downloading and installing drivers for your HP notebook computer, refer to the Locating HP Software, Drivers, and BIOS Updates in Vista support document.