"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" is an installed program on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following information:

Name: Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 572 KB
Version: 8.0.61000

Other information related to "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" installed program:

System Component: 
Identifying Number: {ad8a2fa1-06e7-4b0d-927d-6e54b3d31028}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\windows\TEMP\IXP000.TMP\
Install Date: 20161213
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\38ffc.msi
Package Name: vcredist.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{ad8a2fa1-06e7-4b0d-927d-6e54b3d31028}
Windows Installer: __msi__

It is recommented to keep "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)" as an installed program.

 

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