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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,420
United States Rank #5,149
Reach 0.1909%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.75 days
257.98 days >
Average installed length: 135.55 days


12.0.30501 14.59%
12.0.30324 0.37%
12.0.21005.13 58.68%
12.0.21005.1? 0.04%
12.0.21005.1 26.32%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013


Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 12.0.21005.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vs_ultimate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 7.31 MB (7,670,091 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 29% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\vs_ultimate.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

Program executable:vs_ultimate.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\vs_ultimate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • vs_ultimate.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\vs_ultimate.exe" /uninstall /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\dd_vs_ultimate_20151120211726.log" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 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 Ultimate 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 Ultimate 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 Ultimate 2013.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.24%
Windows 7 37.72%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.24%
Windows 8.1 11.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.19%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.38%
  India 3.61%
  United Kingdom 3.50%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Canada 2.75%
  Netherlands 2.71%
  Germany 2.71%
  Turkey 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%
  Iran 2.41%
  Egypt 1.92%
  Mexico 1.62%
  Israel 1.58%
  Sweden 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.28%
Dell 19.12%
ASUS 17.29%
Acer 10.45%
Lenovo 10.26%
Toshiba 6.66%
Samsung 2.57%
Intel 2.14%
Alienware 1.65%
MSI 1.10%
Apple 0.92%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.98%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.68%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.38%

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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