When installing the Microsoft Credential Provider plug-in there is a window in the wizard that asks to browse to the configuration file. When clicking "Browse" nothing happens and installation cannot continue.
No error messages are shown, however, the explorer window does not open to browse to the file so installation cannot continue.
This issue can occur if the required Visual C++ components are not installed. Please note the following requirements for Microsoft Credential Provder
For Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008:
For Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2:
For the latest Credential Provider version (1.4)
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 32-bit Visual C++ 2022 Redistributable X86
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 64-bit Visual C++ 2022 Redistributable X64
Windows 11, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server 2022 64-bit Visual C++ 2022 Redistributable X64
Download and install the applicable version of Visual C++ from the Microsoft website using the links below: