Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable 11.0.61030.0

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable 11.0.61030.0

Microsoft – 2.6MB – Freeware – Windows
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The Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ on a computer that does not have Visual C++ 2008 installed.

This package installs runtime components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, ATL, MFC, OpenMP and MSDIA libraries. For libraries that support side-by-side deployment model (CRT, SCL, ATL, MFC, OpenMP) they are installed into the native assembly cache, also called WinSxS folder, on versions of Windows operating system that support side-by-side assemblies.

A security issue has been identified leading to MFC application vulnerability in DLL planting due to MFC not specifying the full path to system/localization DLLs. You can protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft.

Overview

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable is a Freeware software in the category Development developed by Microsoft.

It was checked for updates 146,869 times by the users of our client application UpdateStar during the last month.

The latest version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable is 11.0.61030.0, released on 03/02/2015. It was initially added to our database on 10/29/2007.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable runs on the following operating systems: Windows. The download file has a size of 2.6MB.

Users of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable gave it a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

Pros

  • Provides necessary components for running applications developed with Visual C++ 2008
  • Ensures compatibility and proper functioning of software that rely on Visual C++ 2008 libraries
  • Redistributable package allows for easy distribution and installation on end-user machines

Cons

  • Can take up additional disk space on the system due to the installation of runtime components
  • May not be required for all users if they do not use software developed with Visual C++ 2008
  • Potential compatibility issues with newer versions of Visual C++ redistributables

FAQ

What is Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable is a software package published by Microsoft that allows Windows users to run applications that were programmed using Microsoft Visual C++. It includes libraries of code needed to run those applications correctly on a Windows PC.

Is Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable necessary?

It may be necessary if you are running an application that requires it. If you are not running any programs that were built with Microsoft Visual C++ 2008, then you do not need the redistributable package installed.

Can I uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

Yes, you can uninstall the package, but doing so may cause some applications to stop functioning correctly. If you are not sure whether you need it or not, it's best to leave it installed.

What happens if I don't install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

If you do not install the package and a program you want to use requires it, the program will not run or will not function correctly.

How do I install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

You can download the package from the Microsoft website and run the setup program. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

Is Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable free?

Yes, it is free to download and use.

Which operating systems are compatible with Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

The package is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008.

What is the latest version of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable?

The latest version of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is 2019.

Can I use Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable on a Mac?

No, it is a Windows-specific package and cannot be used on a Mac.

What is the size of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable?

The size of the package varies depending on the version and whether you are downloading the 32-bit or 64-bit version. In general, it is around 4-5 MB.

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