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Should I remove Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,923
United States Rank #6,826
Reach 0.3451%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.85 days
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Average installed length: 183.75 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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What is Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86?  (from Microsoft)

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.


Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86 is a program developed by Microsoft. The setup package is about 726.5 KB (743,936 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 65% of users of Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6FDDB201-2CA0-42BD-973F-7B2C4A61EA3F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 726.5 KB
Language: German (Germany)

How do I remove Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86?

You can uninstall Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86 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 Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86, 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 Microsoft_VC100_CRT_x86.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.61%
Windows 10 32.81%
Windows Vista 5.17%
Windows XP 4.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.45%
Windows 8.1 10.49%
Windows 7 Professional 9.79%
Windows 10 Home 8.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.05% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 65.05%
  United States 9.76%
  Italy 3.85%
  Austria 3.55%
  France 1.82%
  United Kingdom 1.51%
  Switzerland 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Poland 1.09%
  Australia 1.03%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Canada 0.77%
  Brazil 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 24.08%
Acer 23.02%
Hewlett-Packard 15.48%
Dell 10.05%
ASUS 8.52%
Samsung 2.95%
Lenovo 2.92%
Toshiba 2.76%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Intel 1.14%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.16%
ASUS All Series 3.62%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.15%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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