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Microsoft Universal CRT

Run software designed for use on Windows where Universal CRT is not guaranteed to be installed.


The Universal CRT is a Windows operating system component. For Windows versions prior to Windows 10, the Universal CRT is distributed via Windows Update. The repo contains Universal CRT for all operating system versions from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1. Use the image as a dependency to run software where Windows Update with Universal CRT may not have been installed.


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