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Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package

9.0.30729.6162

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/8/2019.

The Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ SP1 on a computer that does not have Visual C++ 2008 SP1 installed.

This package installs runtime components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, ATL, MFC, OpenMP and MSDIA libraries. For libraries that support side-by-side deployment model (CRT, SCL, ATL, MFC, OpenMP) they are installed into the native assembly cache, also called WinSxS folder, on versions of Windows operating system that support side-by-side assemblies.

Notes

To install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vcredist2008 --version 9.0.30729.6162

To upgrade Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vcredist2008 --version 9.0.30729.6162

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $params = @{
      PackageName   = 'vcredist2008'
      FileType      = 'exe'
      Url           = 'https://download.microsoft.com/download/5/D/8/5D8C65CB-C849-4025-8E95-C3966CAFD8AE/vcredist_x86.exe'
      Url64bit      = 'https://download.microsoft.com/download/5/D/8/5D8C65CB-C849-4025-8E95-C3966CAFD8AE/vcredist_x64.exe'
      Checksum      = '470640aa4bb7db8e69196b5edb0010933569e98d'
      Checksum64    = 'a7c83077b8a28d409e36316d2d7321fa0ccdb7e8'
      ChecksumType  = "sha1"
      ChecksumType64= 'sha1'
      SilentArgs    = '/Q /NORESTART'
      ValidExitCodes= @(0,3010)  # http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa368542(VS.85).aspx
    } 
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @params
    
    # Install both 32bit and 64bit on a 64bit OS
    # If a program is compiled as x86 and the 32bit version of vcredist isn't installed, then the program would fail to start.
    if (Get-ProcessorBits 64) { $Env:chocolateyForceX86 = $true; Install-ChocolateyPackage @params }
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageName         = 'vcredist2008'
    $softwareNamePattern = 'Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable*'
    
    [array] $key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey $softwareNamePattern
    $cnt = if (Get-ProcessorBits 64)  {2} else {1}
    if ($key.Count -in 1,2) {
        $key | % {
            $packageArgs = @{
                packageName            = $packageName
                silentArgs             = "/quiet /qn /norestart"
                fileType               = 'msi'
                validExitCodes         = @(0,3010) # http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa368542(VS.85).aspx
                file                   = "$($_.UninstallString.Replace(' /x86=0', ''))"   #"C:\Program Files\OpenSSH\uninstall.exe" /x86=0
            }
            Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
        }
    }
    elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
        Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    }
    elseif ($key.Count -gt $cnt) {
        Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
        Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
        Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
        $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
    }

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

Copyright

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Release Notes

  • MFC Security Update: A security issue has been identified leading to MFC application vulnerability in DLL planting due to MFC not specifying the full path to system/localization DLLs. You can protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package 9.0.30729.6162 9262 Monday, April 8, 2019 approved
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package 9.0.30729.6161 424127 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 approved
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package 9.0.30729.4148 92409 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 approved
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package 9.0.30729.17 1572 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 approved
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package 9.0.30729.1 25938 Monday, February 27, 2012  
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package 9.0.21022.8 93246 Friday, August 28, 2015 approved

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