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Windows 7: msdia80.dll on my C Drive

17 Apr 2010   #1
Wandering Flame

msdia80.dll on my C Drive

What is this thing? And more importantly...can I move it to where I want? I wasn't exactly planning on deleting it...

I read that the RIGHT place for this thing was program files (x64 or x86)/common files/microsoft shared/VC...

...yet this thing was exactly in this location: C:/...right in my C drive.

So...I moved it to the location where the VC folder is.

Did I do something terrible?

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17 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)

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17 Apr 2010   #3
Wandering Flame


Yeah that is the thing I read..question is...which "program file" folder? The one that is program file x86 or program files x64?
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17 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

64 bit one, that guide Crispy posted is specifically for 64 bit windows and says to put it in Program Files NOT Program Files X86
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17 Apr 2010   #5
Wandering Flame


ROFL and would anyone have guessed...that this is something I did before even reading that I should put it there (in the x64) it had one called I said why not...let's put msdia80.dll there as well
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06 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7 x64

A bit Late response but actually according to this information you can delete it: Msdia80.dll/Msdia90.dll
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