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4% remove it96% keep it
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HD View


HD View is a program developed by Microsoft Research. The setup package is about 8.99 MB (9,424,384 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 34% of users of HD View come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: research.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\apppatch
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7596C248-4816-4C6F-8AAC-D8C81F2B4B49}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HD View

  • emet.dll - EMET SHIM
  • emet64.dll

How do I remove HD View?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.98%
Windows 8 23.96%
Windows Vista 9.38%
Windows XP 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.54%
Windows 7 Professional 14.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.85%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.79%
  Germany 20.09%
  France 9.13%
  Netherlands 4.57%
  Canada 4.11%
  Australia 3.65%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  Austria 2.28%
  Belgium 2.28%
  Italy 1.83%
  Romania 1.37%
  Brazil 0.91%
  DK 0.91%
  Finland 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.15%
Dell 20.19%
Acer 20.19%
Medion 8.65%
Lenovo 4.81%
Toshiba 4.81%
ASUS 3.85%
Intel 2.88%
Samsung 2.88%
American Megatrends 1.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.86%
Dell Latitude E6420 1.90%
ASUS All Series 1.90%
Dell XPS 8700 1.90%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.90%


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