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can i remove any Visual C++ Redistributables?

Way too many Visual C++ Redistributables?

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8440870/techsupport/List%20of%20Redistributables.PNG

There is no way I need that many Visual C++ Redistributables. So which ones do I need, and which ones can I get rid of?
I do play old and new games, via the Steam digital distribution platform, And a lot of them have their own C++ version they want to install.
My Windows 7 is also 64-bit, Home-Premium.
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Hi,

I would suggest you to keep Microsoft Visual c++ redistributable 2010 and uninstall the rest of Microsoft Visual c++ because Microsoft Visual c++ redistributable 2010 updated version Microsoft Visual c++.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=a7b7a05e-6de6-4d3a-a423-37bf0912db84&displaylang=en

Also some program are not designed for using the same version of Microsoft Visual c++, However there are chances that you might need to install older versions to run a few programs.

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