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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,872
United States Rank #3,329
Reach 0.1638%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.78 days
494.96 days >
Average installed length: 260.07 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.50727.42 100.00%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU

What is Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU?  (from Microsoft)

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Overview

Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named wdexpress_full.exe. The setup package is about 2.78 MB (2,910,021 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 53% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-for-windows-desktop
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{e0efdce9-a486-4676-8aa5-65bb08cbf34c}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{e0efdce9-a486-4676-8aa5-65bb08cbf34c}\wdexpress_full.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 2.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU

Program executable:wdexpress_full.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{e0efdce9-a486-4676-8aa5-65bb08cbf34c}\wdexpress_full.exe
MD5:6eede869379658dcc025e0fcd17bc2f8

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • wdexpress_full.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{e0efdce9-a486-4676-8aa5-65bb08cbf34c}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{e0efdce9-a486-4676-8aa5-65bb08cbf34c}\wdexpress_full.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\dd_wdexpress_full_20140126220237.log" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU 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 Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - 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 Express 2012 for Windows Desktop - ENU.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,872

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.26%
Windows 8 30.22%
Windows XP 1.30%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Windows 8.1 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.42%
Windows 7 Professional 15.36%
Windows 8.1 6.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.63%
Windows 8 Pro 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.13%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Canada 3.71%
  India 2.51%
  Israel 2.26%
  Brazil 2.11%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Australia 1.97%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Poland 1.24%
  Germany 1.13%
  Finland 1.02%
  Philippines 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.70%
Dell 24.16%
Acer 13.27%
ASUS 11.03%
GIGABYTE 6.53%
Lenovo 5.69%
Toshiba 5.55%
Samsung 3.58%
Intel 1.97%
Alienware 1.26%
MSI 0.70%
Apple 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.80%
ASUS All Series 2.25%
Dell XPS 8500 2.25%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.07%

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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