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Why are there so many Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable files and can I delete any? Running out of disk space...

Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your computer? And what operating system are you running?

Wind 10, 64 bit,

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

Quite some days ago, yes

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Not really

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Tech Support Specialist: Josh, Support Specialist replied 11 months ago

No, please do not delete them. There are so many versions because certain programs depend on that exact version of C++

I can connect to your computer to free up some space if you wish

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