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    • #328633 Reply

      Da Boss

      If you install a lot of applications – particularly ones developed with Microsoft Visual Studio – you accumulate a lot of different Visual C++ redistr
      [See the full post at: Deanna’s Freeware Spotlight: MultiPack Visual C+ Installer]

    • #328882 Reply

      Da Boss

      Email from TFW:

      Mentions portable version, but the link only finds an install version.   I cannot find the portable version mentioned in the article.   Could you please provide the link?

      Deanna can correct me, but I think the downloadable program is portable. The term “installer” is confusing because, I believe, it refers to the action that the portable program takes – it installs VC++.

      Anybody out there have a definitive answer?

    • #329121 Reply


      Does, exclusively,  Window 7 64-bit OS require any C++ to function correctly ?

      • #329130 Reply

        Da Boss

        It us usually the programs you have installed that are written in or use C++. Depending on the age of the programs, these may use various versions of C++.

      • #329140 Reply


        Even Windows 10 require all VC++ redist runtimes, it’s about the programs that needs them, not OS itself

      • #329149 Reply


        OK. So does Windows Update require C++ stuff, to function ?
        Cheers !

    • #329184 Reply

      Bret Miller
      AskWoody Plus

      I had high hopes for this. It did install the latest versions. But the article said it “cleanly and gracefully uninstalls all VC++ Redists” which it clearly did not since I now have multiple versions of each redistributable, some of which were installed months or even years ago.

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      the newly released V2 of MultiPack Visual C+ Installer does correctly remove all existing C++ packs on the system now when uninstalling!

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