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VersionDistribution 32.14% 35.71% 3.57% 14.29% 14.29%

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ANTS Performance Profiler 7

What is ANTS Performance Profiler 7?  (from Red Gate Software Ltd)

ANTS Performance Profiler is a code profiler for .NET desktop, ASP.NET, and ASP.NET MVC applications. It helps you debug your application quickly by giving you a complete picture of your application's performance. View all the contextual information you need, from incoming HTTP requests, to .NET code, through to SQL qu...  Read more


ANTS Performance Profiler 7 is a software program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named RedGate.Profiler.UI.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 32.02 MB (33,571,638 bytes). The installed file RedGate.Update.Client.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of ANTS Performance Profiler 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.red-gate.com
Help link: www.red-gate.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\ANTS Performance Profiler 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{631F5306-E461-4373-881E-284AED2F3AF3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ANTS Performance Profiler 7

Program executable:RedGate.Profiler.UI.exe
Name:ANTS Performance Profiler
Path:C:\Program Files\Red Gate\ANTS Performance Profiler 7\RedGate.Profiler.UI.exe
Additional files:
  • Profile.exe - ANTS Performance Profiler (ANTS Performance Profiler Command Line Utility)
  • RedGate.Profiler.Continuous.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Continuous Core
  • RedGate.Profiler.Continuous.Installer.exe - ANTS Performance Profiler Continuous Profiler Installation Tool
  • RedGate.Profiler.Core.dll
  • RedGate.Profiler.Engine.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Engine
  • RedGate.Profiler.IISService.exe - ANTS Profiler Service
  • RedGate.Profiler.Instrumentation.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Instrumentation
  • RedGate.Profiler.Project.dll
  • RedGate.Profiler.ReflectorIntegration.dll - ReflectorRunner
  • RedGate.Profiler.Session.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler Session
  • RedGate.Profiler.Tools.dll - ANTS Profiler Tools
  • RedGate.Profiler.Trigger_x64.exe - ANTS Performance Profiler Trigger Process
  • RedGate.Profiler.Trigger_x86.exe
  • RedGate.Profiler.UI.exe
  • RedGate.Profiler.UserEvents.dll - ANTS Performance Profiler User Events
  • RedGate.Shared.Controls.dll - Shared Controls (Red Gate Software SQL Controls Library)
  • RedGate.Update.Client.dll - Update Client (Red Gate Update Service Client)
  • RedGate.Shared.Utils.dll - Shared Utils (Red Gate Utilities)
  • RedGate.Profiler.Interop.ComAdmin.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'COMAdmin'.
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraTreeList
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • C1.C1Pdf.2.dll (by ComponentOne) - ComponentOne C1Pdf
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • DevExpress.Utils.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.Addons.DotNet.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - .NET Languages (Actipro SyntaxEditor .NET Languages Add-on)
  • ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - SyntaxEditor (Actipro SyntaxEditor)
  • ActiproSoftware.WinUICore.Net20.dll - WinUICore (Actipro WinUICore User Interface Layer)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • ActiproSoftware.Shared.Net20.dll - Shared (Actipro Shared Product Base Layer)
  • C1LicUpdater.dll
  • C5.dll - C5: Copenhagen Comprehensive Collection Classes for CLI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RedGate.Profiler.IISService.exe runs as a service named 'ANTS Performance Profiler 7 Service' (ANTS Performance Profiler 7 Service) "Provides assistance with profiling .NET applications running under IIS.".

How do I remove ANTS Performance Profiler 7?

Quickly and completely remove ANTS Performance Profiler 7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ANTS Performance Profiler 7 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ANTS Performance Profiler 7, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ANTS Performance Profiler 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 11%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.57%
Windows 8 21.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.82%
  Iran 9.09%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Vietnam 2.27%
  South Africa 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  KH 2.27%
  Taiwan 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  Sweden 2.27%
  BD 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.82%
Hewlett-Packard 31.82%
Acer 13.64%
Lenovo 9.09%
Samsung 4.55%
Sony 4.55%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.35%
HP-Pavilion BK174AA-ABA H... 4.35%
Sony VPCF127FX 4.35%
HP EliteBook 8560p 4.35%
HP Elite 7300 Series MT 4.35%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 4.35%

About Red Gate Software Ltd

Red Gate is a software company that primarily provides tools for database developers and administrators.
Publisher URL: www.red-gate.com


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