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Should I remove Microsoft Expression Blend 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,205
United States Rank #4,295
Reach 0.1484%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.05 days
709.45 days >
Average installed length: 372.76 days


4.0.30816.0 34.36%
4.0.30701.0 0.82%
4.0.30422.0 0.82%
4.0.20901.0 12.11%
4.0.20621.0 8.36%
4.0.20525.0 43.44%
4.0.20421.0 0.10%

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Microsoft Expression Blend 4

What is Microsoft Expression Blend 4?

Microsoft Expression Blend is a user interface design tool developed and sold by Microsoft for creating graphical interfaces for web and desktop applications that blend the features of these two types of applications. It is an interactive, WYSIWYG front-end for designing XAML-based interfaces for Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight applications. It is one of the applications in the Microsoft Expression Studio suite. Expression Blend supports the WPF text engine with advanced OpenType typography and ClearType, vector-based 2D widgets, and 3D widgets with hardware acceleration via DirectX. support for Silverlight 4 and WPF 4 while also remaining compatible with Silverlight 3 and WPF 3.5 SP1 applications. Other improvements and additions: shapes library, improved Photoshop file support, added pixel shader effects, path layout, transition effects, ListBox item transitions, Model-View-ViewModel pattern support, additional Behaviors, conditional Behaviors, sample data from CLR classes, design time resource resolution, easing functions for WPF 4, cleaner XAML, and .ZIP support for projects and templates.


The most used version is 4.0.20525.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Blend.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 99.56 MB (104,392,188 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75066
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend 4\XSetup.exe" -x -AppLangIC:1033 "-manifesC:BlendManifest.cab" "-sourcC:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expres
Estimated size: 99.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Blend 4

Program executable:Blend.exe
Microsoft Expression Blend 4
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend 4\Blend.exe
Additional files:
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft(R) DirectX dla systemu Windows(R) (Instalator DirectX - czesc 32-bitowa)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft® DirectX dla systemu Windows® (Instalator programu Microsoft DirectX)
  • DSETUP.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • PsdImaging.dll - Microsoft Expression Imaging (Expression Imaging)
  • Microsoft.Expression.ImportInterop.dll - Microsoft Expression Blend (Microsoft.Expression.ImportInterop)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseActivator.exe - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression license Activation helper)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseInstaller.dll - Microsoft Expression license installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseKeyInstaller.exe - Microsoft Expression license key installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicensePhoneActivator.exe
  • Microsoft.Expression.Extensibility.dll - Extensibility (Microsoft Expression Framework)
  • Blend.exe - Microsoft Expression Blend 4
  • Microsoft.Expression.Licensing.dll - Microsoft Expression Licensing
  • Microsoft.Expression.SourceControl.TFS.dll - Microsoft Expression Framework TFS

How do I remove Microsoft Expression Blend 4?

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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.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Expression Blend 4, 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 Expression Blend 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.08%
Windows 8 22.66%
Windows Vista 1.87%
Windows XP 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.18%
Windows 7 Professional 20.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.19%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.20%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.62%
  Germany 6.21%
  United Kingdom 5.25%
  France 3.96%
  Canada 3.38%
  Italy 2.92%
  India 1.96%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Australia 1.88%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  Spain 1.38%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Mexico 1.08%
  Japan 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.80%
Hewlett-Packard 25.51%
Acer 10.79%
ASUS 10.38%
Toshiba 4.91%
Lenovo 4.17%
Samsung 2.53%
Intel 2.13%
Alienware 1.06%
Apple 0.90%
MSI 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.77%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.56%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.94%
ASUS All Series 2.73%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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