Essential software packages that needs to be installed in Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 (32 bit/64bit)(x86/x64)(fresh/existing intallation)

These are the list of softwares and runtime environments that needs to be installed in every Windows systems. It is recommended that you install each of these software in your PC.

  1. Microsoft Visual C++  2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 Redistributable Package
  2. Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile/.NET Framework Version 4.6
  3. Adobe Flash Player
  4. Adobe Air
  5. Silverlight
  6. DirectX 9.0c (full package)

1.)  Microsoft Visual C++  2008, 2010, 2012 SP1,2013, 2015 Redistributable Package

The Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++.

These are small is size and is very important to most of the users. You must install it.

You need to install all the version of visual C++.

Users with 32 bit OS will require to install only 32 bit version (x86) of Microsoft visual C++ redistributable package.

Users with 64 bit OS will require to install both 32 bit & 64 bit version (x86 & x64) of Microsoft visual C++ redistributable package.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x64)

Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)

Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x64)

Download Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4

Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013

Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015

Visual C++ Patches

System requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

2.)  Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile/.NET Framework Version 4.5.2

Windows XP users

DOWNLOAD Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile

For Windows Vista/7/8 users (x86/x64)

DOWNLOAD Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 FROM LINKS BELOW:

 

3) .net framework 3.5 

  • Windows 8.1 & 10 users may want to install .net framework 3.5 . For that they need to open control panel
  • Click on “programs and features”

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  • click “turn Windows features on or off”

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  • Click “.NET Framework 3.5 “. Click “OK”.
  • You need to have internet access to install .net framework 3.5

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4.)  Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is the high performance, lightweight, highly expressive client runtime that delivers powerful and consistent user experiences across major operating systems, browsers, mobile phones and devices.

Installed on over 750 million Internet-connected desktops and mobile devices, Flash Player enables organizations and individuals to build and deliver great digital experiences to their end users.

  1. Immersive experiences with Flash video, content and applications with full-screen mode.
  2. Low-bandwidth, high-quality video with advanced compression technology.
  3. High-fidelity text using the advanced text rendering engine.
  4. Real-time dynamic effects with filters for Blur, DropShadow, Glow, Bevel, Gradient Glow, Gradient Bevel,
  5. Displacement Map, Convolution, and Color Matrix.
  6. Innovative media compositions with 8-bit video alpha channels.
  7. Blend modes, radial gradient, and stroke enhancements.
  8. Additional image formats: GIF, Progressive JPEG, and PNG.

Requirements:  Windows XP / 2003 / Vista /  7/  8.1/ 10

DOWNLOAD LINKS

5)  Adobe Air

Adobe® AIR® is a new generation technology which is about to take the Web by storm, it allows developers to use well-known and tried technologies like HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, Adobe Flash and Adobe Flex, in order to build robust Internet applications, which will be able to work on different operating systems and platforms including Android™, BlackBerry®, iOS devices, personal computers, and televisions. Using this product the developer will be able to create appealing and visually rich software programs, which combine the local computer resources with the capabilities of the Internet.

Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / 7 / 8.1/10

 

DOWNLOAD Adobe Air :

 

6)  Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight is a programmable web browser plugin that enables features such as animation, vector graphics and audio-video playback so you can experience rich Internet applications.

Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications.

Requirements : Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista /  7 / 8.1/10

DOWNLOAD LINKS :

 

7)  DirectX 9.0c (full package)

 DOWNLOAD DirectX 9.0c