What is the "vcredist_x86.exe" ? Variant 13930699

Our database contains 220 different files for filename vcredist_x86.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the vcredist_x86.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name vcredist_x86.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor . Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process vcredist_x86.exe.

vcredist_x86.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
M:\Adobe\Adobe Audition CS5.6 esp\Adobe Audition CS6\Adobe Audition CS6\payloads\Microsoft VC 2005 Redist (x86)
Operating System:
Windows XP
Medium oc1
Digital Signature:
Microsoft Corporation

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-04-27 07:52:07
Avira Desktop2015-11-05 11:11:20
Dr.Web Anti-virus2015-11-05 07:14:17
Windows Defender2015-10-10 16:06:58
Emsisoft Anti-Malware2014-08-31 01:39:45
Symantec Endpoint Protection2014-03-19 13:49:02
Baidu Antivirus2013-08-01 01:24:45
Lavasoft Ad-Aware2013-07-25 19:14:46
avast! Antivirus2013-06-03 08:15:41
avast! Internet Security2013-05-02 23:50:54
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User Reviews of the "vcredist_x86.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Simon for file C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\vcredist_x86.exe

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne (Variant: 13930699)

    Exexcutable for the The Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package - You can spot it in different versions depending on the year of distribution (2005, 6, 7, 8, ...) : "The Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package (x86) installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ on a computer that does not have Visual C++ installed." This file is a setup for this package. E.g. for version 2005 see more on http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=3387