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Should I remove Shared C Run-time for x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #66
United States Rank #77
Reach 5.7987%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.22 days
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Average installed length: 251.41 days


10.0.0 100.00%

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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


The setup package is about 1.38 MB (1,448,448 bytes) when donwloaded.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Shared C Run-time for x64.

Win 10 74%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.30%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 0.66%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.12%
Windows 8 16.94%
Windows 10 Home 11.45%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.41%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.41%
  United Kingdom 6.46%
  Italy 5.14%
  Germany 4.18%
  Canada 3.98%
  France 3.82%
  Brazil 2.48%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Australia 1.56%
  Spain 1.12%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Belgium 0.98%
  India 0.97%
  Norway 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.51%
ASUS 24.60%
Acer 23.21%
Lenovo 12.78%
Toshiba 6.07%
Hewlett-Packard 3.51%
Sony 2.73%
Alienware 0.59%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 5.84%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.80%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.71%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.46%
ASUSTeK X550CC 2.37%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.14%

About McAfee

McAfee, a subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is a dedicated security technology company that delivers proactive solutions and services to help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices.
Publisher URL: www.mcafee.com

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[email protected]over a year 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?