Necessary Components (29 programs)

  1. DirectX 9.29.1974
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974
    Description

    Microsoft DirectX lets you optimize the use of a PC's hardware capabilities specifically for gaming and videos. It provides a collection of...

    6
    4.6K ratings
    25.1M downloads
    • Pros: Essential for getting the most from your PC
    • Cons: Uninstalling very difficult
  2. Realtek HD Audio Drivers 2.75
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Realtek HD Audio Drivers 2.75 Vista/7/8 (32 bit)
    Description

    Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a tool that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC. Make sure your audio is perfect Drivers are generally...

    7
    2.1K ratings
    5.0M downloads
    • Pros: Listen to audio in HD
    • Cons: Can be challenging to manage from Device Manager
  3. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
    Description

    Microsoft .NET is a special platform aimed at helping developers create new applications for Windows. Microsoft .NET Framework 4 features all the...

    6
    470 ratings
    3.3M downloads
    • Pros: Easy to install
    • Cons: Requires system restart
  4. Logitech Webcam Software 2.51.828.0
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Logitech Webcam Software 2.51.828.0
    Description

    The Logitech Webcam Software package, previously known as QuickCam, contains the most recent drivers for Logitech webcams. The new installer asks...

    6
    701 ratings
    1.6M downloads
    • Pros: Convenient step-by-step installer
    • Cons: Nothing worth mentioning
  5. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 RC
    Description

    The free .NET Framework from the world's leading software developer Microsoft enables users to create web, desktop and mobile applications that are...

    7
    291 ratings
    528K downloads
    • Pros: Does not require user to uninstall previous versions
    • Cons: Occasional problems may occur when updating previous versions
  6. Synaptics Touchpad Driver 15.1.22
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Synaptics Touchpad Driver 15.1.22 (64 bits)
    Description

    Synaptics Touchpad Driver is the official driver for the majority of laptop touchpads. Installing it improves the performance of these devices and...

    6
    222 ratings
    505K downloads
    • Pros: New options in the Mouse panel
    • Cons: Nothing worth mentioning
  7. Intel Graphics Driver 15.17.11.2202
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Intel Graphics Driver 15.17.11.2202 (7/Vista 32 bits)
    Description

    Drivers for your Intel graphics

    7
    637 ratings
    645K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
  8. OpenAL 2.0.7.0
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    OpenAL 2.0.7.0
    Description

    Open source sound libraries for Windows

    6
    335 ratings
    367K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
  9. Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
    Description

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is an important system update that includes performance, stability and security improvements for Windows 7, as well as a...

    6
    400 ratings
    1.9M downloads
    • Pros: Improvements in security and stability
    • Cons: Some features are not really visible to the user
  10. Java Runtime Environment 8.0.910.14
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8.0.910.14 64bit
    Description

    Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is Java’s most basic virtual machine. It’s a required component to run any Java-based application or web applet....

    6
    211 ratings
    3.1M downloads
    • Pros: Quick, easy installation
    • Cons: Control panel is a bit dull
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