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Tony
09-03-2012, 08:35 AM
See the snip that shows all the bits of Microsoft C++ Redistributable. I can't believe I need all of these. How do I decide what bits I can uninstall?

Speedy Gonzales
09-03-2012, 08:40 AM
If you've got programs that needs those, then yes you need them

Trev
09-03-2012, 08:45 AM
I have 9 entries for C++.
:)

Tony
09-03-2012, 08:45 AM
Well, yes I understand that as a general principle, but that list looks to me like a series of cumulative updates, which made me think that maybe I could get rid of the earlier ones - is that not true?

Trev
09-03-2012, 08:59 AM
Just a question here for those who no. Does Windows Update gets rid of old updates when it is intalling newer versions of a particular update.
:)

Tony
09-03-2012, 10:33 AM
That's actually about the core of my question. I was speculating that maybe it doesn't.

pctek
09-03-2012, 12:26 PM
Does Windows Update gets rid of old updates when it is intalling newer versions of a particular update.
:)
No. Bloat accumulates.
Which is why SPs are better.