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Should I remove MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Global Rank #1,841
United States Rank #3,251
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.16 days
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Average installed length: 265.94 days


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MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries

What is MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries?  (from The Firebird Project)

Required for Firebird. The Microsoft run-time library provides routines for programming for the Microsoft Windows operating system. These routines automate many common programming tasks that are not provided by the C and C++ languages.


MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries is a software program developed by The Firebird Project. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,851,392 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 26% of users of MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\video\skype
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A8D93648-9F7F-407D-915C-62044644C3DA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U60
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_60\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling Plugin
  • facebookvideocallingproxy.exe (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling Proxy
  • facebookvideocalling.exe - Facebook Video Calling
  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • bci.dll (by Oracle)
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora_sse.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U60 (Java Deployment Library)
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • javafx_font.dll
  • javafx_font_t2k.dll
  • javafx_iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jjs.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npFacebookVideoCalling.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin' with a plugin key of '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • facebookvideocalling.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Facebook\Video\Skype\FacebookVideoCalling.exe'.

How do I remove MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries?

You can uninstall MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by MSI to redistribute MS VS2005 CRT libraries you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.54%
Windows 10 26.52%
Windows XP 9.42%
Windows Vista 3.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.40%
Windows 10 Home 5.11%
Windows 10 Pro 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.89%
  Brazil 14.24%
  Germany 13.03%
  Italy 4.70%
  United Kingdom 3.31%
  Poland 2.54%
  France 2.53%
  Spain 2.05%
  Turkey 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Canada 1.37%
  Czech Republic 1.37%
  Russia 1.25%
  South Africa 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.45%
Hewlett-Packard 20.93%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 10.14%
Samsung 4.77%
Lenovo 4.36%
Toshiba 3.35%
Intel 2.88%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Medion 1.04%
Sahara 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.47%
ASUS All Series 3.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.87%
MSI MS-7592 2.53%
Positivo Positivo MO... 2.11%


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