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Windows 7: 19 Visual C++

24 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
19 Visual C++

Im trying to clean out my programs and I have 19 versions of C++, can I get rid of any of these?
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26 Jul 2011   #2

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According to Microsoft, you need them. Or more specifically, various applications need them. They're each different in some way and each application will pick the C++ it needs.

Do I need all of these? - Microsoft Answers
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26 Jul 2011   #3

Ubuntu 12.10

They will probably have been installed along with different programs/games requiring them. Removing them could stop programs from working.

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26 Jul 2011   #4

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

On my system, most of them are 1M or less in size. They aren't taking up much disk space so I wouldn't worry about them.
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