Mobility Lab report generation fails with a "side by side error"

Apparently, the Matlab MCR does not install the Microsoft redistributables that it should. If you encounter this issue, download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package). At the time this article was written, this package was available at :



After downloading this file:

  • Uninstall the Matlab MCR
  • Run the installer that you just downloaded from Micrsosoft.
  • Re-install the Matlab MCR
  • Try the report generation again.
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