"Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" is an installed program on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following information:

Name: Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 596 KB
Version: 9.0.30729

Other information related to "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" installed program:

System Component: 
Identifying Number: {9A25302D-30C0-39D9-BD6F-21E6EC160475}
Install Location: 
Install Source: c:\573ce2c4e6ffa5bbfe0ded9690d8884a\
Install Date: 20160903
Local Package: c:\windows\Installer\fa22.msi
Package Name: vc_red.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{9A25302D-30C0-39D9-BD6F-21E6EC160475}
Windows Installer: __msi__

It is recommented to keep "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17" as an installed program.

 

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