What’s that awful directory name under WindowsWinSxS?

As the Visual C++ Runtimes version 8.0 is now a side-by-side component, you may have seen what looks like an unreasonably complexly named path from which parts of the CRT are loaded. “Golly, what can they possibly be thinking – creating a directory whose name is full of underscores, numbers, and dots?” The good news…

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