What is the "vcredist_x86.exe" ? Variant 13930699

Our database contains 237 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

Demographics distribution

Aproximately 23% of users are in the Netherlands the. It is also popular in Russian Federation and United States of America.

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)

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    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