Fix: Runtime error r6025 in Visual C++ (Skyrim Fallout) in Windows 11/10

Many software and games function using Visual C++ libraries and sometimes, you may come across the runtime error r6025 while try to open those software and games. These games and software depend on some frameworks to function smoothly and hence, if any of the components of these frameworks are missing, the game or the software would fail to run.


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This error occurs mainly on the windows platform and it shows up when the game or the software communicates with a pure virtual function using an incorrect call context. The error messages reads, “Runtime Error! Program: C:\Program Files\Program Name R6025 – pure virtual function call.” This error occurs when you are trying to run a program and there are certain files missing from a framework. It could also show up due to a conflict in the program’s version.

Some of the errors that you may encounter related to this issue are: Skyrim runtime error r6025 that shows up while trying to play Skyrim, Runtime error r6025 Fallout 4 while launching Fallout 4, Runtime error r6025 pure virtual function call while trying to play any program based on Visual C++ , and Microsoft Visual C++ runtime error r6025.

This post will talk about a few methods that help you fix the Runtime error r6025 in Visual C++ (Skyrim & Fallout) in your Windows 11/10 PC.

 

Method 1: Run a System File Checker Scan

If the system files are corrupted, that could be one of the major reasons why you may encounter the Runtime error r6025. Hence, running the system file checker scan can help repair the broken files and possibly fix the issue. Follow the below instructions to run the scan:

 

Step 1: Go to Start, right-click on it and select Run.

Step 2: This will open the Run command box.

In the search field, type cmd and press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys simultaneously to launch the elevated Command Prompt window.

Step 3: In the Command Prompt (admin) window, type the below command and hit Enter:

 

sfc /scannow

 

The scan takes a while, so wait till the process gets over.

 

Sfc Scanow

 

Once done repairing the files, exit the Command Prompt window, reboot your PC and the Runtime error r6025 problem should be resolved.

Method 2: Repair Microsoft NET Framework 3.5

Chances are, that the Microsoft NET Framework 3.5 installation is broken and hence, it needs to be repaired. Let’s see how:


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Step 1: Press the Win + R keys together on your keyboard to open the Run command window.

Step 2: In the Run command search bar, type optionalfeatures and press OK.

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Step 3: This will open the Windows Features dialogue box.

Here, in the list, uncheck the box next to NET Framework 3.5 option.

 

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Press OK to save the changes.

Step 4: Now, restart your PC and follow the Steps 1 and 2 to open the Windows Features window again.

Now, go to the NET Framework 3.5 option again in the list and check all the boxes.

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Press the OK button to apply the changes and exit.

 

Now, restart your PC and check if the runtime error still persists.

Method 3: Install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages

A software may require the Visual C++ redistributable package to run smoothly, however, sometimes, your PC may be missing this package and the run time components needed by the software. That’s when you may come across the Runtime error r6025 in Visual C++ (Skyrim & Fallout) on your Windows 11 PC. These packages are usually pre-installed on your Windows system, however, if they are missing, follow the below instructions to manually install the package:

 

*Note – Before you proceed with the steps, check if your PC is 32-bit or 64-bit architecture. Once you have ensured the system architecture, you can proceed to install the Visual C++ redistributable package on your system.

 

Step 1: Click on the below link (official Microsoft link for downloading Visual C++ Redistributable packages) to download and install the Visual C++ Redistributable package based on your system architecture.

 

Download and Install Visual C++ Redistributable package

 

Step 2: In the home page, go to the Visual Studio 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2022 section and click on the link to download the file based on your system architecture.

 

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Step 3: Once downloaded, click on the .exe file to begin the installation.

In the Set up window, check the box next to “I agree to the license terms and conditions” and click Install.

Now, wait till the installation is complete.

 

Once the Setup process is over, close the setup window, restart your PC and now try playing the problem program to check if you still see the Runtime error r6025.

Method 4: Clean Boot Windows

 

The runtime error could also show up due to a conflict between the antivirus on your PC and the system maintenance software. To get rid of this, it would be wise to disable all the additional services (non-Microsoft) on your PC. In such a case, you can choose to run a clean boot without these services and possibly fix the issue. Let’s see how:

 

Step 1: Press the Win + R shortcut keys on your keyboard to open the Run command window.

Step 2: In the Run command search bar, type msconfig and hit Enter to open the System Configuration.

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Step 3: In the System Configuration window, under the General tab, select the Selective startup option.

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Step 4: Next, go to the Services tab and check the box next to Hide all Microsoft services option towards the bottom.

Also, press the Disable all button the bottom right.

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This will stop all the services.

Press Apply and then OK to save the changes.

Step 5: You will now see a prompt.

Select Restart to restart your PC without the additional services running.

Now, try the program you were having problem with and the runtime error should be fixed.

Method 5: Remove Junk Files and Reinstall the Software

 


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It could be possible that your system has piled up a lot of junk files and that may be causing the runtime error as you try to run a program based on Visual C++. In this case, you can try uninstalling the program, remove the junk files and then re-install the program to check if o helps fix the issue. Here’s how:

Step 1: Go to Start, right-click on it and select Run to launch the Run command box.

 

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Step 2: In the Run command search field, type appwiz.cpl and press OK to open the Programs and Features window in Control Panel.

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Step 3: In the Programs and Features window, go to the right side andd under the Uninstall or change a program SECTION , look for the program you are having problem with, from the list.

Right-click on it and select Uninstall.

Step 4: Next, in the confirmation prompt, press Yes to confirm the action.

Step 5: Once the program is uninstalled, press the Win + R keys simultaneously on our keyboard to open run.

Step 6: In the Run command window, type cleanmgr in the search box and hit Enter to open the Disk Cleanup window.

Step 7: In The Disk Cleanup : Drive Selection dialogue box, select the drive which you want to clean from the drop-down below Drives.

It’s usually the C drive.

Step 8: It will open another Disk Clean-up window.

Here, under the Disk Clean-up tab, check all the boxes in the Files to delete field.

Press OK and click Delete in the confirmation prompt to confirm the deletion of the junk files.

 

Once you have cleaned all the junk files, restart your PC and re-install the program. At the same time, check for any updates available for the program. This should get rid of the Runtime error r6025 in Visual C++ (Skyrim & Fallout) on your Windows 11 PC.

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