Each application failed to startup with an initialization error that was totally useless in terms of pinpointing the problem. Fast-forward about 6 months later approx 6 months ago , apparently Windows Update installed a Win 7 update on my machine that had Win 10 on it. Their versions have also changed, but I'll update those at another point as well as the archive containing all installers. Much like the , you can end up with more than one version on your machine. I use Adblock Plus and that ad, the look and feel of it, is amazing.
Then select Open System Restore. At this point it would be safe bet that the two programs are related. So installing Visual Studio 2013 would allow you to remove all the 2013 redistributables. It is used for email and as a digital newspaper. Now when I get the question during a tune-up I can point them toward this article. That way, only the redistributables you need will be installed. All in all, Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is a pretty handy feature that your apps rely on to work for you.
The fight still continues, just with a larger playing field. There is a massive level of deception which can be performed by the Registry. You will find all installed Visual C++ Redistributable in your system. I do not have an iphone nor do I intend to get one. I uninstalled the first one before I read your warning not to do so.
Hackers use the same code techniques as non-hackers. And each is more stable as a result, by virtue of being in control of their own destiny. Versions, versions and versions One of the most entertaining scenarios of this problem is that of large application suites. The version numbers are the same for both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions except for 2005. The reality is that they're small, usually no more than a couple megabytes, and different versions may be linked to different programs you've installed. I have no idea if you need them.
For example, if you own a 64-bit version of Windows, you will see 64-bit as well 32-bit redistributables. I recommend you keep all of them. Personally I keep data on a separate physical drive. Folders which if you open them, promptly move their contents to another directory, and sometimes right back again. Well, except in the late '70s when people were still using yacc and Lisp. Think twice about deleting duplicate files.
In some cases, they come bundled with the installer of the app you wish to use. You can uninstall them if you have the matching version of Visual Studio installed if you are a developer , but that is unlikely. But, after I did the re-install, it was not re-installed. Select a desirable restore point. If you uninstall any one of the Visual C++ Redistributable packages, then one or more of your programs that rely on that specific version of Visual C++ Redistributable will stop working.
All the garbage that gets installed by MickeySoft plus the detritus that various programs use… sometimes I think I should go back to a stone tablet, a mallet and chisel. Does Microsoft have a redistributable update utility which will check my computer and download any updates I need please? I have seen all these replicated files on my computer, especially the runtime and net framework files and just like your questioner wondered why all the different versions were there. I do not want programs on my little laptop that enable such items as they serve no purpose for me and I need the space for college. On my system, in fact, I count 13 of them. I have no idea if you need just one or both. That said, if you have multiple programs using one specific version of the Visual C++ Redistributable package, uninstalling that package may break any of the remaining programs which rely on the framework. This means both 64-bit and 32-bit versions of the runtime libraries need to be included.
Fortunately, this mystery can be easily solved — we have got your questions covered in this very article. It depends on the software on your machine. Thanks for explaining it in terms my clients will understand. It is no accident that there is more than one version of Visual C++ Redistributable installed on your machine. Then exit the Command Prompt window, restart your machine and see if your issue has gone. The problem is, it might be quite difficult to figure out how many pieces of software rely on a certain redistributable, so the elimination of some package may bring about issues with multiple apps. And it's also logical to think that by clearing out the older ones, you'll reclaim some hard drive space and maybe lighten the Registry's load a bit.
You can install multiple versions runtime package in the system. I found a bunch of these things in my programes list and was shocked. About the author: Dennis Faas is the owner and operator of Infopackets. And that much, at least, is mostly true. It was a performance issue. I was just wondering though… Do all windows platforms have this issue with Microsoft Visual C++? Any samples given are not meant to have error checking or show best practices.
It's logical to think that Windows probably needs only one of these versions--the most recent. Might sound like a lot of work, but with either two drives or a partitioned drive you can keep data on one drive and windows and applications on another. The world turned out to be even less ideal than we thought. It's also possible to have multiple versions of the same Visual C++ Redistributable package, both in 32 bit and 64 bit flavors. For technical support inquiries, Dennis can be reached via Live chat online this site using the Zopim Chat service currently located at the bottom left of the screen ; optionally, you can contact Dennis through the website. What that means is that a program built and shipped using support library version 1 might have problems if that support library were updated to version 2. Do you have any ideas or questions regarding Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable? I am still searching for how to completely delete and stop permanently all update messages and balloons, but I have not completely solved the problem yet, even though I applied a handful of online fixes so far.