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Creating the Virtual Drive for Skyrim

It is stuck here and will not move past this. My mac is mid-2009 27 inch iMac

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musitall Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 4:39

i5 2.66 GHz intel core,


ATI Radeon HD 4850 512 MB graphics


This CPU shouldn't be too bad for skyrim. Why is it stuck on creating the virtual drive? I have steam open and own Skyrim.

musitall Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 5:24

Error in POL_Download_Resource
POL_Download_Resource - MD5 sum mismatch ! (1 attempt)


this error comes after indicating there has been a file mismatch with the below linked:


as long as two lines of code, one local and one sever, being different. 

musitall Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 5:25

I cant install and complete the installation of microsoft visual c++ 2008


it continually crashes. here is the debug report for the vcredist_x86 which led to the initial  problm.

Dadu042 Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 6:46

The issue is not the CPU.

However the download link (removed by Microsoft) was fixed on 17th october 2019 in the vcrun2008 script. The link were replaced thank to

Please try again then copy/paste here the install log.