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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,191
United States Rank #5,036
Reach 0.1105%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.88 days
291.57 days >
Average installed length: 153.20 days


12.0.30501 10.32%
12.0.30324 1.35%
12.0.21005.13 72.26%
12.0.21005.1 16.06%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013


Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 12.0.21005.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is vs_professional.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 7.16 MB (7,508,555 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{3a8c51a1-86a0-449f-9d55-f7a0c846a04a}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{3a8c51a1-86a0-449f-9d55-f7a0c846a04a}\vs_professional.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

Program executable:vs_professional.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{3a8c51a1-86a0-449f-9d55-f7a0c846a04a}\vs_professional.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • vs_professional.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{0b3e9a26-155d-42c3-aac0-b7571833df38}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0b3e9a26-155d-42c3-aac0-b7571833df38}\vs_professional.exe" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 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 Visual Studio Professional 2013 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 Professional 2013, 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 Professional 2013.

Win 8 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 57.22%
Windows 7 42.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 23.59%
Windows 7 Professional 16.16%
Windows 8.1 14.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.70%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.24%
  United Kingdom 5.74%
  Germany 3.56%
  Canada 2.75%
  Netherlands 2.47%
  India 2.12%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Australia 1.66%
  Sweden 1.55%
  Israel 1.55%
  Italy 1.32%
  France 1.15%
  DK 1.15%
  Poland 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.47%
Hewlett-Packard 21.36%
ASUS 16.15%
Lenovo 11.13%
Acer 9.13%
Toshiba 5.12%
Samsung 4.61%
MSI 1.71%
Intel 1.20%
Apple 1.10%
Alienware 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.01%
LENOVO 20217 2.31%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.08%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.08%

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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