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Should I remove IIS Express?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,087
United States Rank #3,783
Reach 0.1543%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.42 days
808.85 days >
Average installed length: 424.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.5.1307 0.83%
7.5.1190 54.71%
7.5.1070 37.71%
7.5.1046 4.16%
7.5.1042 2.59%

Other programs by Microsoft

IIS 7.5 Express

What is IIS Express?

IIS 7.5 Express enhances your ability to develop and test web applications on Windows by combining the power of IIS 7.5 with the convenience of a lightweight web server like the ASP.NET Development Server (also known as Cassini). IIS 7.5 Express is included withMicrosoft WebMatrix, an integrated suite of tools designed to make developing web applications on Windows simple and seamless. IIS 7.5 Express can also be used with Visual Studio 2010 as a powerful alternative to Cassini.

Overview

The most used version is 7.5.1190, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 3.55 MB (3,722,752 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=1038
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis express
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3A30B5F5-F12C-490F-8CD4-D200C75DF7E8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IIS 7.5 Express

  • iisexpresstray.exe - Microsoft® Web Platform Extensions (IIS Express System Tray)
  • loghttp.dll - IIS Express Logging Module
  • rewrite.dll - URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7
  • iisexpressadmincmd.exe - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions
  • iisexpressadmincmd.resources.dll
  • iisexpresstray.dll - IIS Express Tray Application
  • microsoft.web.tasks.dll - Microsoft.Web.Tasks
  • appcmd.exe - Internet Information Services (Application Server Command Line Admin Tool)
  • appobj.dll - Application Server Command Administration Interface
  • asp.dll - Active Server Pages
  • authanon.dll - anonymous authentication provider
  • authbas.dll - basic authentication provider
  • authcert.dll - AD certmap authentication provider
  • authmap.dll - IIS certmap authentication provider
  • authsspi.dll - SSPI authentication provider
  • browscap.dll - MSWC Browser Capabilities
  • cachtokn.dll - token cache provider
  • cachuri.dll - URI cache provider
  • cgi.dll - CGI handler
  • compdyn.dll - Dynamic compression module
  • compstat.dll - Static compression module
  • custerr.dll - Custom error handler
  • defdoc.dll - Default Document handler
  • detoured.dll - Marks process modified by Detours technology.
  • dirlist.dll - Directory Listing handler
  • filter.dll - ISAPI filter module
  • gzip.dll - GZIP Compression DLL
  • hwebcore.dll - Hostable web core
  • iis_ssi.dll - Microsoft Server Side Include Extension
  • iiscore.dll - IIS Web Server Core
  • iisexpress.exe - IIS Express Worker Process
  • iisexpresshelper.dll
  • iisfcgi.dll - FastCGI handler
  • iisfreb.dll - Failed requests event buffering module
  • iisreqs.dll - IIS request monitor
  • iisres.dll - IIS Resource DLL
  • iisrtl.dll - IIS RunTime Library
  • iisutil2.dll - IISUTIL2
  • iisvermg.dll - IIS Version Manager
  • iprestr.dll - IP restriction module
  • isapi.dll - IIS ISAPI Handler
  • logcust.dll - IIS custom logging module
  • modrqflt.dll - Request filtering handler
  • nativrd2.dll - Native Code Configuration Reader
  • protsup.dll - Protocol Support handler
  • redirect.dll - http redirection
  • rsca2.dll - IIS RSCA2 (Runtime State and Control API) implementation
  • rscaext.dll - RSCA Application Host Extension
  • rtinfo.dll - IIS Runtime Information
  • static.dll - Static file handler
  • urlauthz.dll - Url Authorization Module
  • validcfg.dll - Configuration Validation Module
  • w3dt.dll - IIS Worker Process/Http.sys Interface
  • w3tp.dll - IIS Thread Pool Library
  • w3wphost.dll - WAS App Hosting library
  • wbhst_pm.dll - WebHost Protocol Manager (the worker process plug-in)
  • webdav.dll - WebDAV 7.5 For IIS 7.5
  • webdav_simple_lock.dll - WebDAV 7.5 For IIS 7.5 Simple Lock Store
  • webdav_simple_prop.dll - WebDAV 7.5 For IIS 7.5 Simple Property Store
  • webmatrixsup.dll - WebMatrix Support Module
  • iisexpresstray.resources.dll - Extensiones de Plataforma web de Microsoft

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • iisexpress.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IIS Express\iisexpress.exe'.

How do I remove IIS Express?

Quickly and completely remove IIS 7.5 Express from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall IIS Express 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 IIS 7.5 Express, 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 IIS Express.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,087
 
REACH
~0.15%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.91%
Windows 8 11.66%
Windows XP 8.48%
Windows Vista 5.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.50%
Windows 7 Professional 25.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.33%
  Germany 6.72%
  United Kingdom 5.47%
  Canada 2.77%
  Australia 2.66%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Italy 2.09%
  Israel 2.01%
  India 1.86%
  South Africa 1.71%
  Brazil 1.44%
  Belgium 1.33%
  Japan 1.22%
  Sweden 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.36%
Hewlett-Packard 28.36%
Acer 11.53%
GIGABYTE 7.66%
ASUS 5.92%
Toshiba 4.58%
Intel 4.34%
Samsung 3.16%
Lenovo 2.37%
Sahara 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.72%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.43%
Dell XPS 8300 2.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.09%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.09%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.88%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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