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Windows 7: How do I uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable


30 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
How do I uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable

Hi, my pc have this program Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributale - x86 9.0.30729.6161 I don't know how it got there or maybe I must have clicked something. I don't remember. I cannot uninstall it no matter how i try. Kindly help me. Thank you.


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30 Jul 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

uh... a lot, and I mean a lot of applications and games need it to run, it's likely it was installed by a game or application you put on your computer.
I would not remove it.

It's likely windows isn't letting you remove it because it knows you have system components that need it.
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30 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thank you for that information. I thought it was something that can harm my pc. I had a lot of problems with my pc right now.
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30 Jul 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

oh no, this one is safe, it's from microsoft.
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30 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thank you very much.
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