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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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2.9 12.50%
2.4 43.75%
2.3 25.00%
2.2 18.75%

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MiKTeX is a software program developed by MiKTeX.org. The most common release is 2.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named mo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 60 files and is usually about 14.09 MB (14,775,803 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 21% of users of MiKTeX come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: miktex.org/about
Help link: miktex.org/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/x64/internal\copystart.exe" "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/x64/internal\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 14.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MiKTeX

Program executable:mo.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\miktex 2.9\miktex\bin\x64\mo.exe
Additional files:
  • afm2tfm.exe - MiKTeX (AFM-to-TFM Converter)
  • bibtex8.exe - BibTeX 8-bit
  • bmeps.exe - Bitmap-to-EPS Converter
  • cont-de.exe
  • amsmex.exe
  • bibtex.exe
  • conspawn.exe
  • copystart.exe
  • ctangle.exe - CTangle
  • cweave.exe - CWeave
  • dvicopy.exe
  • dvipdfm.exe - DVI-to-PDF Converter
  • dvipdft.exe - DVI-to-PDF Thumbnail Converter
  • dvips.exe - DVI-to-PostScript Converter
  • dvitomp.exe
  • dvitype.exe
  • ebb.exe - Bounding Box Extractor
  • einitex.exe
  • elambda.exe
  • epsffit.exe
  • epstopdf.exe - EPS-to-PDF Converter
  • amstex.exe
  • cslatex.exe
  • dvipdfmx.exe
  • fdf2tan.exe
  • findexe.exe
  • findtexmf.exe

How do I remove MiKTeX?

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Or, you can uninstall MiKTeX 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 MiKTeX, 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 MiKTeX.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 13%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows XP 31.25%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 31.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.05%
  Russia 15.79%
  Germany 15.79%
  TN 5.26%
  Brazil 5.26%
  Taiwan 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Korea 5.26%
  Finland 5.26%
  India 5.26%
  Sweden 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Dell 15.38%
Acer 15.38%
Gateway 7.69%
Sahara 7.69%
Medion 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Common models
Supermicro X6DA8 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7529 7.14%
ASUSTeK CM6630_CM6730_CM6... 7.14%
Acer Aspire 7740 7.14%
Gateway Gateway M46... 7.14%


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