How do I clean up Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable?
Open Control Panel: Click Start > type appwiz. cpl > hit ENTER. Uninstall all the components shown as Microsoft Visual C++ 2xxx Redistributable.
Can I delete all Microsoft Visual C++?
Is it okay to delete Microsoft Visual C++? No, it is not safe to delete any of those, they are installed by the applications that you installed onto your PC, those applications target different versions of the C++ redistributable and will cease to function properly if you delete any of those . . .
How do I remove redistributables?
Go to Programs and Features in Control Panel and identify the relevant Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable. Right Click this and select Uninstall.
Should I uninstall old C++ redistributables?
In short: it’s not advisable that you uninstall any of your C++ Redistributable Packages on your system, or you may break something. Just leave it alone.
How many C++ redistributables do I need?
When you install a program, the setup program may have the option of installing the Visual C++ Redistributable if it’s not present. On the other hand, if you have five programs all using the same Visual C++ Redistributable, there need be only one copy installed.
What happens if I delete Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable?
Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is a set of runtime library files used by many programs installed in the PC, even a part of Windows. Uninstalling them will definitely stop all those programs that depend on them from working. In such event, you will need to install the required version again.
Can I uninstall Visual C++ 2010?
You can uninstall them, however some applications might need them installed to run correctly. These applications will usually let you know if they depend on the C++ packages when you try to install/run them. I would recommend leaving the latest package installed though.