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Microsoft Build Tools 2015


Microsoft Build Tools 2015 is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is buildtools_full.exe. The setup package is about 1.99 MB (2,086,296 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Microsoft Build Tools 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{d21da0dd-4ba4-4838-ba58-64cf7a77131a}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{d21da0dd-4ba4-4838-ba58-64cf7a77131a}\BuildTools_Full.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Build Tools 2015

Program executable:buildtools_full.exe
Name:Microsoft Build Tools 2015
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{d21da0dd-4ba4-4838-ba58-64cf7a77131a}\buildtools_full.exe

How do I remove Microsoft Build Tools 2015?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Build Tools 2015 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Build Tools 2015 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 Microsoft Build Tools 2015, 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 Microsoft Build Tools 2015.

Win 8 63%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.50%
Windows 7 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.13%
Windows 10 Pro 21.88%
Windows 10 Home 15.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.38%
Windows 8.1 6.25%
Windows 10 Education 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.37%
  Brazil 7.89%
  Romania 7.89%
  Australia 5.26%
  Canada 2.63%
  DK 2.63%
  Egypt 2.63%
  France 2.63%
  Lithuania 2.63%
  Malaysia 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  New Zealand 2.63%
  Russia 2.63%
  TN 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
ASUS 15.00%
Acer 15.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
Common models
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P745 5.00%
Sony SVE11115EBB 5.00%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.00%
LENOVO 20378 5.00%
HP-Pavilion AY587AA-ABA M... 5.00%

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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