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FirstSteps Diagnostics

Overview

FirstSteps Diagnostics is a software program developed by Fujitsu LIMITED. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named FirstSteps.vshost.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 10.44 MB (10,944,730 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows Vista . While about 47% of users of FirstSteps Diagnostics come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fujitsu-siemens.com
Help link: support.fujitsu-siemens.com
Installation folder: C:\firststeps\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{94D66D71-12F0-48A5-B46A-D4B835A0F1B7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FirstSteps Diagnostics

Program executable:FirstSteps.vshost.exe
Name:Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005
vshost.exe
Path:C:\firststeps\FirstSteps.vshost.exe
MD5:d9086aab959707dd1a8643f3df70db9d
(From the publisher) “Microsoft Visual Studio is a powerful IDE that ensures quality code throughout the entire application lifecycle, from design to deployment. Whether you’re developing applications for SharePoint, the web, Windows, Windows...”
Additional files:
  • DIFSCodec.dll - DIFS Codec Dynamic Link Library (DLL)
  • FirstSteps.exe - FirstSteps
  • FirstSteps.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005 (vshost.exe)
  • Interop.DIFS.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DIFS'.
  • Interop.IasHelperLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IasHelperLib'.
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.MSComctlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSComctlLib'.
  • Interop.MSCommLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSCommLib'.
  • Interop.MSScriptControl.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSScriptControl'.
  • Interop.MSXML.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSXML'.
  • Interop.MSXML2.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSXML2'.
  • Interop.Scripting.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Scripting'.
  • Interop.SCRIPTOSYSLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SCRIPTOSYSLib'.
  • Interop.SysInfoLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SysInfoLib'.
  • Interop.WbemScripting.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WbemScripting'.
  • Interop.WMICNTLLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMICNTLLib'.
  • Interop.WMISCRIPTUTILSLib.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typenbibliothek WMISCRIPTUTILSLib importiert.
  • Interop.WMISCRIPTUTILSLib2.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMISCRIPTUTILSLib2'.
  • Interop.WSHControllerLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WSHControllerLibrary'.
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • rpitman.dll - DVNC
  • spitman.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FirstSteps.vshost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Developement\HomeControl\HomeControl_Client\bin\Debug\HomeControl_Client.vshost.exe'.

How do I remove FirstSteps Diagnostics?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 56%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#14,851

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 94.44%
Windows 7 4.90%
Windows XP 0.33%
Windows 8 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 83.93%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.92%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 0.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.89% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 46.89%
  United Kingdom 6.89%
  France 5.25%
  Sweden 5.25%
  Finland 3.61%
  Netherlands 2.95%
  Belgium 2.62%
  Czech Republic 2.62%
  Italy 2.62%
  Poland 2.62%
  Spain 2.30%
  Austria 1.97%
  DK 1.97%
  Greece 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Packard Bell 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
FUJITSU SIEMENS G31T-M2 16.55%
FUJITSU SIEMENS MS-7293VP 11.15%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Xi ... 6.42%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Pi ... 6.08%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Pa ... 5.41%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Li ... 4.73%

About (from Fujitsu LIMITED)

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Publisher URL: www.fujitsu.com

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