Struggling to get Samsung Smart Switch or Samsung Kies to install to Windows 10 with an error saying error “The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail.”.
Uninstall all previous versions of Kies and uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package from Programs and Features, then reboot your PC.
Download the correct version for your device from http://www.samsung.com/za/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/
Fix Samsung Kies mfc90u.dll error by downloading and then installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)