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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications x86 Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,624
United States Rank #4,437
Reach 0.1769%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.80 days
347.99 days >
Average installed length: 182.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.0.40220 100.00%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications x86 Runtime 3.0

What is Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications x86 Runtime?

Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) is a set of tools that independent software vendors (ISVs) can use to build customization abilities into their applications for both automation and extensibility. Those customization abilities can be used by end-users to tailor the ISV's application within a managed extensibility environment just like VBA.

About  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications gives you a way to enable end users to customize your existing applications using Visual Basic and Visual C#. You can incorporate a custom integrated development environment (IDE) that is similar to the Visual Studio IDE into the application. End-user developers can use th...  Read more

Overview

The setup package is about 546.01 KB (559,112 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30749
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{191A6F65-6878-398D-A272-EF011B80F371}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 546.01 KB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications x86 Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications x86 Runtime 3.0 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 Tools for Applications x86 Runtime 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 Tools for Applications x86 Runtime 3.0, 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 Tools for Applications x86 Runtime.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,624

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.46%
Windows 7 49.05%
Windows Vista 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 18.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.14%
Windows 8.1 6.72%
Windows 8 Pro 6.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.04%
  India 4.84%
  United Kingdom 3.48%
  Brazil 2.69%
  France 2.65%
  Canada 2.61%
  Mexico 2.57%
  Germany 2.53%
  Iran 2.31%
  Australia 1.93%
  South Africa 1.66%
  Turkey 1.55%
  Italy 1.51%
  Taiwan 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.65%
Hewlett-Packard 23.89%
ASUS 11.86%
Lenovo 9.09%
Acer 6.94%
Toshiba 5.28%
GIGABYTE 4.55%
Samsung 3.07%
Intel 2.21%
Apple 1.04%
MSI 0.74%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.07%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.07%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.77%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.63%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.34%

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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