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  • Is there a command line switch you can add to the c++ runtime installer for either 2008 or 2010 to check if it is already installed?
    Friday, November 19, 2010 6:38 PM

Answers

  • No

    Use Windows Installer API instead. See How to detect the presence of the Visual C++ 9.0 runtime redistributable package



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    • Marked as answer by Fattysc Friday, November 19, 2010 9:37 PM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 9:22 PM
  • Short answer: no. Although you can do this via code. Or I supposed you could just always do a silent install.
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    • Marked as answer by Fattysc Friday, November 19, 2010 9:37 PM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 9:23 PM

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  • No

    Use Windows Installer API instead. See How to detect the presence of the Visual C++ 9.0 runtime redistributable package



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    • Marked as answer by Fattysc Friday, November 19, 2010 9:37 PM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 9:22 PM
  • Short answer: no. Although you can do this via code. Or I supposed you could just always do a silent install.
    Microsoft Test - http://tester.poleyland.com/
    • Marked as answer by Fattysc Friday, November 19, 2010 9:37 PM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 9:23 PM