avg visual studio is it needed?

  march 13:17 28 Sep 2013

Hello everyone

I have updated from avg 2013 to 2014 & also its installed along with it

visual studio 2012 x86 redistributables

I have no idea what this is or does so my questions are, what is it, do I need it and can I safely uninstall it?

thankyou for any answers in advance


  Zak 13:39 28 Sep 2013
  Nontek 14:16 28 Sep 2013

You do NOT need Visual Studio, unless you are wanting to create Apps etc. I advise you to uninstall Visual Studio, it should not cause you any problems.

  march 14:59 28 Sep 2013

thanks to both of you for answers, have now un installed it

regards march

  march 17:36 28 Sep 2013

hi everyone

just an update on this

I un-installed and found that avg would not run, did a system restore and re-installed avg complete with the 'visual studio 2012 x86 redistributables, all is now working as should be, so it seems like avg needs this to work correctly

if there is anything any different I will post back


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