Fix error code 183 when installing Dreamweaver
Getting error code 183 when installing Dreamweaver on Windows? Learn how to fix it.

Dreamweaver (Windows)

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If you are installing Dreamweaver (Windows), follow the steps below.

Other Creative Cloud apps

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If you get error 183 while installing the Creative Cloud desktop app, or other Creative Cloud apps, see Fix error 183 when installing Creative Cloud apps.


When installing Dreamweaver through Creative Cloud, the following error message displays.

Error code 183
Error code 183


  1. Run the downloaded file and select the option according to the issue.

  2. Complete the following to uninstall  Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable:

    • Select Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable and click Next.
    • Click Yes, try Uninstall.
    • Click Close and run the downloaded file again.
    • Select Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable and click Next.
    • Click Yes, try Uninstall, and click Close.
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  3. Restart your computer and install Dreamweaver.