|21 Oct 2010||#2|
The visual redist is a runtime library, a way to share a set of functions among different programs. All programs created using Visual C++ 2005 require it. Redistributable runtimes are mostly installed silently, so you need not be worried about it.
Visual C++ 2008 is the newer version, it'll be required to load programs that were created by using it.
Keep both versions so you can use older programs that need 2005.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Do I need both 2005 and 2008 versions of these?|
|SQL server 2005 and Windows 7||Software|
|Uninstalling Microsoft Visual C++ 2005-2008-2010 doesn't work||Software|
|Sql server 2005||Installation & Setup|
|SQL Server 2005||Software|
|Visual C++ 2005/2008 and other||Installation & Setup|
|VS 2008 & SQL Server 2008 compatibility||Software|
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 PM.