DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer
    Redistributable component
    The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and previous versions of DirectX — the core Windows® technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.
    FREE
    Release Date:
    4/18/2011
    Malicious Software Removal Tool
    Application
    This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday o...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    9/9/2014
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
    Application
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1.
    FREE
    Release Date:
    11/19/2007
    Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
    Tool
    Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7. It scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known compatibility issues, gives you guidance on how to resolve potential issues found, and recommends wh...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    4/20/2010
    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
    Service Pack
    Service Pack 2 for .NET Framework 2.0
    FREE
    Release Date:
    1/16/2009
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 (Offline Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 SP2 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2012
    Tool
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5. The offline package can be used in situations where the web installer cannot be used due to lack of internet...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    10/12/2013
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 (Web Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 SP2 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2012
    Tool
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5. The web installer is a small package that automatically determines and downloads only the components applica...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    10/12/2013
    Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
    Tool
    Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, ...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    4/7/2011
    Windows Virtual PC
    Application
    Windows Virtual PC is the latest Microsoft virtualization technology. You can use it to run more than one operating system at the same time on one computer, and to run many productivity applications on a virtual Windows environment, with a single click, d...
    FREE
    Release Date:
    2/13/2011
    Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable
    Redistributable component
    The Microsoft® Windows® Installer (MSI) is the application installation and configuration service for Windows. These download packages will update the version of Windows Installer on your system to version 4.5.
    FREE
    Release Date:
    6/2/2008