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Should I remove Dev-C++?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,059
United States Rank #12,791
Reach 0.0731%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.44 days
160.56 days >
Average installed length: 84.36 days


5.11 5.50%
5.10 4.70%
5.9.2 11.11%
5.9.1 0.11%
5.9.0 0.57%
5.8.3 10.65%
5.8.2 4.35%
5.8.0 1.49%
5.7.1 17.98%
5.7.0 2.06%
5.6.3 14.32%
5.6.2 16.84%
5.6.1 10.19%
5.4.2 0.11%



Dev-C++ is a program developed by Bloodshed Software. The most used version is 5.7.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is devcpp.exe. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 7.35 MB (7,704,318 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 16% of users of Dev-C++ come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dev-cpp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Dev-Cpp\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dev-C++

Program executable:devcpp.exe
Dev-C++ IDE
Path:C:\Program Files\dev-cpp\devcpp.exe
Additional files:
  • PackMaker.exe - Dev-C++ Package Maker
  • Packman.exe - Bloodshed Dev-C++ 5.0 (Dev-C++ Package Manager)
  • updater.exe (by The wx-devcpp team) - WebUpdate for wx-devcpp
  • ConsolePauser.exe
  • devcppPortable.exe
  • Project1.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • devcpp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{39BD3B16-4CB8-4323-80B5-CCCC64DA1756}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Dev-C++?

Quickly and completely remove Dev-C++ from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dev-C++ 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 Dev-C++, 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 Dev-C++.

Win 8 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.35%
Windows 7 39.36%
Windows XP 1.37%
Windows Vista 0.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 15.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.41%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.92%
Windows 7 Professional 7.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.46%
  Brazil 11.01%
  India 8.57%
  Italy 6.12%
  MA 6.01%
  Poland 5.12%
  Mexico 3.56%
  Germany 3.45%
  Philippines 2.45%
  Turkey 2.34%
  Greece 1.78%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  Vietnam 1.45%
  Canada 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.47%
Dell 16.98%
ASUS 13.99%
Acer 12.89%
Lenovo 12.11%
Toshiba 6.92%
Samsung 5.82%
MSI 0.79%
Intel 0.63%
American Megatrends 0.63%
Sony 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.67%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.49%
ASUS All Series 2.49%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.49%


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