Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Does A x64 Sys' Needs x86 Updates? (C++ 2008 SP1 x86)

26 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Does A x64 Sys' Needs x86 Updates? (C++ 2008 SP1 x86)

1st let me say that going through this site i learned alot of things about my computer. this site is a jewel. Thank You.

my sys is win7Ul_x64, all my C++ are x64 installation.
Windows Update Keeps Asking Me To Install :

MS11-025: security update for Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package: June 14, 2011

After Installing This Update Iv Seen In The Up' History That This Is X86 Update.
Does It Supose To Be Like That?
Does It Mater?
Here Are My Installations, See The Highlighted Update:

Sorry for my bad eng.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Apr 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

That's perfectly normal - these are required to be able to run the 32-bit applications you may ave installed, for compatibility purposes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Does A x64 Sys' Needs x86 Updates? (C++ 2008 SP1 x86)

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 updates same for updates every time it checks for updates
For the past day windows wants to install the same 4 updates over and over, I have windows update set to download and let me choose when to install. I can't understand why I even need them, as I uninstalled net framework. Notice how the update at 8:17 AM., KB2656368, is the same as one of...
Windows Updates & Activation
MSE updates flagged in Win 7 updates but not XP Mode updates
I find it odd that when I do a Windows Update in Windows 7, the Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) updates are also found. But if I do a Windows Update in XP Mode, the MSE updates are not found. I don't suppose this is controllable? I'd like the Windows Update to find MSE updates.
System Security
VS 2008 or Win 7?
I am taking a couple C# classes at school and I finally got VS 2008 set up on my home computer. I am having one issue that I'm not sure where to go looking. At school, the program is installed on XP Pro. At school, I can read, output, and create files that are saved on my hard drive. I...
VS 2008 & SQL Server 2008 compatibility
While I'm still stabilising the overclock on my PC, can I ask if anyone has installed Visual Studio 2008 & SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 x64 7600? If you do get any hiccups during install but manage to install it, does it run alright? Any problems? I'm interested in C# and ASP.NET development only....

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

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 02:13.
Twitter Facebook Google+