"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by Windows Installer.

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: 4964 KB
Version: 8.0.61001

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

System Component: 
Identifying Number: {710f4c1c-cc18-4c49-8cbf-51240c89a1a2}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp\IXP000.TMP\
Install Date: 20121127
Local Package: C:\Windows\Installer\4f42e.msi
Package Name: vcredist.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{710f4c1c-cc18-4c49-8cbf-51240c89a1a2}
Windows Installer: Yes

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

 

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