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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,065
United States Rank #7,261
Reach 0.1150%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.74 days
582.36 days >
Average installed length: 305.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.5.21022 100.00%

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Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework

What is Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework?  (from Microsoft)

The Windows SDK for Windows ServerĀ® 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 provides the documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and tools (including C++ compilers) that you need to develop applications to run on Windows Server 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5. To build and run .NET Framework applications, you must have th...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 28 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 26% of users of Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\windows\v6.0a\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{62577E41-C350-3D07-97C8-2B6CDB4BAD60}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework

  • al.exe - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Assembly Linker command line tool)
  • gacutil.exe
  • ildasm.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework IL disassembler
  • peverify.exe
  • sn.exe - Microsoft .NET Strong Name Utility
  • svcconfigeditor.exe
  • aximp.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework Windows forms ActiveX conversion utility)
  • lc.exe - .NET Framework license compiler
  • mdbg.exe - Microsoft Managed Debugger (mdbg) Testing Tool
  • mdbgcore.dll - Microsoft Managed Debugger Testing Tool
  • mdbgdis.dll - Microsoft Managed Debugger Native Services Extension
  • resgen.exe - ResXtoResources.exe
  • sgen.exe - .NET Frameworks Xml serialization assembly generation Tool
  • sqlmetal.exe
  • svcutil.exe
  • tlbexp.exe - Microsoft .NET Assembly to Type Library Converter
  • tlbimp.exe
  • wsdl.exe - .NET Frameworks WebService install and administration tool
  • xsd.exe - .NET Frameworks Xml Schema Tool
  • sgen.resources.dll - Microsoft (R) .NET Framework
  • wsdl.resources.dll
  • xsd.resources.dll
  • aximp.resources.dll
  • lc.resources.dll
  • resgen.resources.dll
  • sqlmetal.resources.dll
  • svcconfigeditor.resources.dll
  • svcutil.resources.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework?

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  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 Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework, 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 Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Express Tools for .NET Framework.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,065

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.57%
Windows 8 19.47%
Windows XP 9.46%
Windows Vista 5.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.54%
Windows 7 Professional 12.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.32%
  Brazil 10.47%
  France 5.90%
  Germany 5.32%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  India 3.64%
  Saudi Arabia 2.60%
  Canada 2.54%
  Italy 2.54%
  MA 2.31%
  Egypt 2.26%
  Australia 1.68%
  Belgium 1.62%
  Philippines 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.63%
Dell 21.28%
Acer 17.61%
ASUS 9.85%
Toshiba 7.44%
GIGABYTE 5.97%
Samsung 4.51%
Lenovo 4.19%
Intel 2.62%
American Megatrends 1.15%
Sahara 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.40%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.36%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.09%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.09%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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