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Should I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,538
United States Rank #2,300
Reach 0.5772%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.52 days
133.41 days >
Average installed length: 70.09 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1237.1763 2.55%
3.1237.1762 97.45%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5

Overview

Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 3.1237.1762, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named MSDeployIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.91 MB (6,201,344 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 36% of users of Microsoft Web Deploy come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{3674F088-9B90-473A-AAC3-20A00D8D810C}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3674F088-9B90-473A-AAC3-20A00D8D810C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5

Program executable:MSDeployIcon.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{3674F088-9B90-473A-AAC3-20A00D8D810C}\MSDeployIcon.exe
MD5:ec376c2ef09fe6599e80f2f3a374e447
Additional files:
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • axnative.dll - Microsoft Web Deployment Tool (MSDeploy Native Support DLL)
  • msdepsvc.exe - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions (Web Deployment Agent Service)
  • msdeploy.exe - Web Deploy

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • msdepsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Web Deployment Agent Service' (MsDepSvc) "Remote agent service for the Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

msdepsvc.exe
Memory:21.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001708802%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005758%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011330%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:42,835
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:756 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5 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 Web Deploy 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 Web Deploy 3.5, 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 Web Deploy.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 53%
0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.72%
Windows 7 46.98%
Windows XP 0.13%
Windows Vista 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.99%
Windows 7 Professional 14.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.54%
Windows 8.1 11.34%
Windows 8 Pro 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.50%
  France 5.61%
  United Kingdom 4.33%
  Canada 2.96%
  Germany 2.76%
  India 2.46%
  Netherlands 2.46%
  Israel 2.21%
  Italy 2.12%
  Brazil 1.93%
  Australia 1.76%
  Turkey 1.68%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Egypt 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.55%
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
ASUS 16.41%
Acer 10.45%
Lenovo 8.29%
GIGABYTE 5.92%
Toshiba 5.58%
Samsung 4.10%
Intel 1.61%
MSI 1.48%
Alienware 1.02%
Apple 0.97%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.89%
Dell Latitude E6530 1.93%

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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