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Windows 7: Excess/multiple Windows program instillations

07 Dec 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Excess/multiple Windows program instillations

In the pictures there are multiple copies of several Microsoft related 'programs'. Can I uninstall any of them? In image 1 there are multiple copies of the C++ Redist, each a different version. Surely all of them are not necessary, so could you have a look through the list and tell me which ones I'm safe to remove.


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07 Dec 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

It would be best to leave all of them alone. Most would have been installed by applications and if not present the application would likely fail. It is possible that one or more could safely be removed but making that determination is not a simple thing. This is far more complex than it appears.
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07 Dec 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Okay, thanks anyway
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