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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,453
United States Rank #5,144
Reach 0.1382%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.20 days
478.03 days >
Average installed length: 251.17 days

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU

What is Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU?  (from Microsoft)

Visual Studio integrates Visual Basic, Visual C#, and Visual C++ to support a wide variety of development styles; Editor features simplify the cycle of designing, developing, and debugging an application. Build applications for Windows, the Web, the Microsoft Office system, the .NET Framework, SQL Server, and Windows M...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 123 files and is usually about 1.63 MB (1,709,206 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

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\Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU\setup.exe
Estimated size: 1.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU

  • Microsoft.Workflow.DebugController.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® Extensions for Windows® Workflow Foundation
  • Microsoft.Workflow.ExpressionEvaluation.dll
  • Microsoft.Workflow.VSDesigner.dll
  • WDE.dll - Workflow Debug Engine
  • WorkflowProject.dll - Workflow Project for Visual Studio
  • CQConverter.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • iisresolver.dll
  • MakeZipExe.exe
  • Microsoft.CompactFramework.Design.Data.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.EntityDesigner.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.Package.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Tools.XmlDesignerBase.dll
  • Microsoft.JScript.AuthoringServices.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeExtensions.Dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeSnippet.Dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.UpgradeWizard.Dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.CSharp.Services.Language.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.Wizard.TestProjectWizards.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TeamSystem.Data.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TeamSystem.Data.Tasks.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TeamSystem.Data.UnitTesting.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Web.Application.dll
  • Microsoft.WebPublisher.dll
  • MSTest.exe
  • Publicize.exe
  • VSTestHost.exe
  • VSTST-FileConverter.exe
  • mssdi98.dll - Microsoft(R) Visual Studio(R) 2008 (Microsoft(R) SQL Debug Interface)
  • msvbprjUI.dll - Visual Basic Project DLL
  • a2_mp.exe - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® MIPS Assembler Back End)
  • armasm.exe - Microsoft® ARM Macro Assembler
  • atlprov.dll - ATL Attribute Provider
  • atlprovui.dll
  • bscmake.exe - Microsoft® Browse Information Maintenance Utility
  • bscmakeui.dll - Microsoft® Browse Information Maintenance Utility Errors/Warnings/Messages
  • c1.dll - Microsoft® Visual C Compiler Front End
  • c1ast.dll
  • c1xx.dll - Microsoft® Visual C++ Compiler Front End
  • c1xxast.dll
  • c2.dll - Microsoft® 386 Compiler Back End
  • cl.exe - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver
  • clui.dll - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver Satellite Resource DLL
  • compluslm.dll - Complus Library Manager Package
  • csformatui.dll - Visual C#® Formatting Options
  • cvtres.exe - Microsoft® Resource File To COFF Object Conversion Utility
  • cvtresui.dll - Microsoft® Resource File To COFF Object Conversion Utility Errors/Warnings/Messages
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DevCfg.dll - Device Configuration Package
  • devenv.exe - Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Dip.dll - VSD Device Integration Package
  • dumpbin.exe - Microsoft® Linker Stub
  • editbin.exe
  • ExtWizrd.dll - Visual Studio Add-in Wizard
  • ExtWizrd7.dll
  • lib.exe
  • link.exe - Microsoft® Incremental Linker
  • linkui.dll - Microsoft® Incremental Linker UI Resources
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • devenv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

devenv.exe
Memory:387.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001787327%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009792%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008082%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:49,956,968
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:146
70 average
I/O reads/min:496.77 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:208.38 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU?

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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 Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU, 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 Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition - ENU.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,453

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.29%
Windows 8 14.80%
Windows XP 7.94%
Windows Vista 3.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.04%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.64%
  India 10.51%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Iran 2.28%
  Canada 2.23%
  Indonesia 2.00%
  Israel 1.78%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Italy 1.41%
  France 1.37%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Australia 1.27%
  Philippines 1.27%
  Belgium 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.55%
Hewlett-Packard 23.47%
Acer 12.15%
ASUS 7.27%
GIGABYTE 6.12%
Lenovo 4.13%
Intel 4.05%
Toshiba 3.72%
Samsung 2.81%
American Megatrends 0.58%
MSI 0.58%
Sony 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.05%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.21%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.78%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.56%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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