Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack
The Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack provides intrinsic support for enhanced instruction sets supported by Intel and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processors. The instructions sets supported are Intel's Pentium III new instruction sets (Streaming SIMD Extensions [SSE]) and Intel's Pentium 4 new instruction sets (Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 [SSE2]) as well as AMD's 3DNow! Instruction sets.
This Processor Pack is recommended only for Visual C++ users who are interested in using the new instruction sets.
Customers Running Visual Studio 6.0 with Service Pack 4 or Service pack 5 Download now.
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The Visual Studio Processor Pack requires that either Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Enterprise Edition or Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition with Service Pack 4 or Service Pack 5 installed. Users must also be running Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000.
Each individual download is compatible only with the specific referenced Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack. Future releases of the Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack will be integrated into and shipped with corresponding versions of the Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack CDs. The Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack is not included in the current versions of the Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs downloadable from the web.
To learn more about the Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack, download the Processor Pack Readme file.
Note: The Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack release contains several fixes to the Beta version released on the Visual C++ 6.0 Service Pack 4 CD. More information about outstanding known issues with the Visual C++ Processor Pack is available the Processor Pack Readme file.