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Should I remove Shared C Run-time for x64?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #124
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Average installed length: 267.03 days


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Shared C Run-time for x64

What is Shared C Run-time for x64?

When you build an application in Microsoft Visual Studio, and the application uses the C run-time libraries (CRT), The shared CRT DLL has been distributed by Microsoft in the past as a shared system component. CRT DLL is no longer considered a system file, therefore, distribute the CRT DLL with any application that relies on it.

About  (from McAfee)

Microsoft Visual C++ 32-bit edition contains these three forms as well, however, the CRT in a DLL is named MSVCRT.LIB. The DLL is redistributable. Its name depends on the version of VC++ (ie MSVCRT10.DLL or MSVCRT20.DLL). Note however, that MSVCRT10.DLL is not supported on Win32s, while CRTDLL.LIB is supported on Win32...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EF79C448-6946-4D71-8134-03407888C054}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.38 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Shared C Run-time for x64?

Quickly and completely remove Shared C Run-time for x64 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Shared C Run-time for x64 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Shared C Run-time for x64, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Shared C Run-time for x64.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 61.15%
Windows 7 37.49%
Windows Vista 1.24%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 35.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.84%
Windows 8.1 14.26%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.12%
Windows 7 Professional 3.15%
Windows 8 Pro 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.81%
  United Kingdom 4.97%
  Italy 4.54%
  Germany 3.92%
  Canada 3.60%
  Brazil 2.47%
  France 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Taiwan 1.59%
  Japan 1.34%
  Australia 1.29%
  Belgium 1.05%
  India 0.98%
  Spain 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.61%
Acer 21.07%
ASUS 18.89%
Lenovo 13.39%
Hewlett-Packard 7.20%
Toshiba 6.80%
Sony 5.67%
Alienware 0.65%
Samsung 0.54%
Medion 0.22%
Intel 0.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.98%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.64%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.44%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.38%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.35%
Dell Inspiron 660s 1.29%

About McAfee

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Publisher URL: www.mcafee.com

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senorbueno@mad.scientist.com5 months ago
I have read all of the information on this page. I no longer have any McAfee software anywhere on my system. I am still unsure. Should I remove this program/process?