Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package Publisher's description
from Microsoft Coporation
Run applications developed with Visual C++ r that does not have VS 2005
The Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 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++ 2005 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. For more information on supported ways of deployment for Visual C++ applications
System Requirements:No special requirements
Program Release Status:
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall