Microsoft Visual C++

  muddypaws 18:06 PM 28 Oct 12

I have several versions of the above installed on XP Home SP3.

Can I safely un-install?

I don't seem to have any programs dependent on it.

Tried a search on PCA, but threads are locked.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:40 PM 28 Oct 12

XP doesn't need it.

But something you may have loaded on your computer does.

If you uninstall it, when you try to run the program that needs it, you'll get an error message referring back to it.

  muddypaws 22:15 PM 28 Oct 12

Thanks to both of you.

Will leave alone then.

I noticed them when I had to un-install MS Silverlight in order to get the latest version of Silverlight to view

Worldwide Telescope.

There were 2.500 entries I deleted with Revo !! No doubt all back again now.

Not impressed with WWT so got rid of it.

How to waste an hour!!

  muddypaws 09:43 AM 29 Oct 12


Well, that was the first time I have ever been referred to Silverlight to view anything.

Will resolve.


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