New submission from William Pickard <>:

The distutils module _findvs is failing on my Windows 10 PRO machine with the 
following error: OSError: Error 80070002

Note: Building Python 3.6 in debug for some reason doesn't cause the error.

components: Distutils, Extension Modules, Library (Lib), Windows
messages: 312673
nosy: WildCard65, dstufft, eric.araujo, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, 
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: _findvs failing on Windows 10 (Release build only)
type: crash
versions: Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8

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