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MSDN Library para Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express


MSDN Library para Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 57 files. 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 45% of users of MSDN Library para Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Ecuador.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=96782
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\MSDN Library for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions\install.exe

Program filesFiles installed by MSDN Library para Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express

  • iisresolver.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • MakeZipExe.exe
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeSnippet.Dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeWizard.Dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Debugger.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExportTemplate.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.Utilities.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.Utilities.Sync.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ORDesigner.Dsl.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ORDesigner.DslPackage.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TemplateWizard.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ToolBoxControlInstaller.dll
  • vshost.exe
  • vshost32.exe
  • compluslm.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Complus Library Manager Package)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DeleteTemp.exe - Visual Studio Delete Temp Util
  • guidgen.exe - Microsoft ® GUIDGEN Application
  • install.exe - External Installer
  • link.exe - Microsoft® Incremental Linker
  • Microsoft.Data.ConnectionUI.Dialog.dll - Microsoft Data Connection UI Dialog
  • Microsoft.Data.ConnectionUI.dll - Microsoft Data Connection UI
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeEngineInterface.Dll - Interop Assembly for VB Upgrade
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ConfigurationUI.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Converters.Interop.dll - Conversion Interop Assembly
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Compatibility.dll - Visual Studio Data Compatibility
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.dll - Visual Studio Data Framework
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Host.dll - Visual Studio Data Host
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Interop.dll - Visual Studio Data Framework Interop Assembly
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Package.dll - Visual Studio Data Package
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Providers.Common.dll - Visual Studio Data Providers Common
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Providers.SqlServer.dll - Visual Studio Data SQL Server Provider
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.DataTools.dll - Visual Database Tools
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.DataTools.Interop.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ProjectConverters.DLL - Visual Studio Project Converters
  • mspdbsrv.exe - Microsoft® Program Database
  • msvbprj.dll - Visual Basic Project DLL
  • msvbprjUI.dll - Archivo DLL de proyecto de Visual Basic
  • resToResX.exe - Visual Studio .NET Res-To-ResX Converter
  • setup.exe - Archivo ejecutable del kit de herramientas de integración del conjunto de programas
  • vbexpress.exe - Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
  • VCSExpress.exe - Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Client.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Client)
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.VSPEnumerator.dll - Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Enumerator
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspManagementUI.dll - Management Studio Dialogs
  • UserControlTestContainer.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework UserControl Test Container)
  • uuidgen.exe - UUID Generator Executable
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspBatchParser.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (Batch Parser)
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspConnectionInfo.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspGridControl.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspRegSvrEnum.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspServiceBrokerEnum.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspSmo.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.vspSmoEnum.dll
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vshost32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D469E8D5-841C-4D41-8466-10EF84594B2F}' (runs on registration).

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  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 17%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Mexico 18.18%
  Ecuador 9.09%
  Spain 9.09%
  Peru 9.09%
  Venezuela 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
PCCHIPS P49G 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20-b248la 20.00%
ATI___ AWRDACPI 20.00%
Acer Aspire 7745G 20.00%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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