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Should I remove Microsoft Web Platform Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.2 90.00%
1.0.1 10.00%

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Microsoft Web Platform Installer

What is Microsoft Web Platform Installer?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a free tool that makes getting the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web Developer easy. The Web PI also makes it easy to install and run the most popular free web...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Web Platform Installer is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.0.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 611 KB (625,664 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 56% of users of Microsoft Web Platform Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft\web platform installer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CA544957-00CB-4A5F-9A34-F49662C7DD5F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 611 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Platform Installer

  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.ui.dll
  • webplatforminstaller.exe - Web Platform Installer

How do I remove Microsoft Web Platform Installer?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Web Platform Installer 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 Platform Installer 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 Platform Installer, 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 Platform Installer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
56.25%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  South Africa 12.50%
  Norway 6.25%
  Australia 6.25%
  Sweden 6.25%
  Saudi Arabia 6.25%
  Lithuania 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
GIGABYTE 12.50%
Gateway 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
ASUSTeK UX31E 12.50%
Gigabyte P55-UD6 12.50%
Gateway DX4200-09 12.50%
Dell Vostro 430 12.50%
MICRO-STAR INTERANTONAL C... 12.50%
HP Compaq 6730b 12.50%

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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