"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" is an installed program on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following information:

Name: Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 422 KB
Version: 8.0.56336

Other information related to "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" installed program:

System Component: 
Identifying Number: {7299052b-02a4-4627-81f2-1818da5d550d}
Install Location: 
Install Source: c:\SWWORK\DOWORK6\
Install Date: 20160903
Local Package: c:\windows\Installer\1bdc7.msi
Package Name: vcredist.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{7299052b-02a4-4627-81f2-1818da5d550d}
Windows Installer: __msi__

It is recommented to keep "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" as an installed program.

 

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