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Should I remove Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,972
United States Rank #5,893
Reach 0.1592%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.46 days
662.62 days >
Average installed length: 348.15 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1.5288.17011 100.00%

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Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools

What is Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools?

Microsoft Windows SDK, Platform SDK, and .NET Framework SDK are software development kits from Microsoft that contain header files, libraries, samples, documentation and tools required to develop applications for Microsoft Windows and .NET Framework. Windows SDKs are available free on the Microsoft Download Center, in ISO and Web-download formats. Users can install the entire SDK or choose to install only some SDK components, such as code samples demonstrating only native development or only the tools for managed development

About  (from Microsoft)

The Visual Studio 2008 Software Development Kit (SDK) 1.0 includes tools, documentation, and samples for developers to design, build, test and deploy extensions for Visual Studio 2008. You can also use the VS 2008 SDK 1.0 to create custom tools environments based on the Visual Studio 2008 Shell.

Overview

The main program executable is Icon_Depends.Exe. The setup package is about 641.5 KB (656,896 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=55774
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{B268E9A1-04A9-40D0-9866-846BE2B74BA7}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A992BBAA-723D-4574-A07F-983BF8FAA3E1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 641.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools

Program executable:Icon_Depends.Exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{B268E9A1-04A9-40D0-9866-846BE2B74BA7}\Icon_Depends.Exe
MD5:f2b9f59e72a109a7dc7e9de8d84f206e

How do I remove Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools?

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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Windows SDK for Visual Studio 2008 Win32 Tools.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,972
 
REACH
~0.16%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.11%
Windows 8 13.65%
Windows XP 8.68%
Windows Vista 4.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.95%
Windows 7 Professional 21.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.73%
Windows 8 Pro 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.18%
  India 9.73%
  Iran 4.41%
  MA 3.45%
  Taiwan 3.28%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  France 2.33%
  Germany 2.00%
  Canada 1.91%
  Italy 1.79%
  Indonesia 1.58%
  Brazil 1.50%
  Japan 1.50%
  Spain 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.33%
Hewlett-Packard 24.38%
Acer 15.21%
ASUS 8.95%
GIGABYTE 7.13%
Lenovo 4.51%
Toshiba 4.15%
Intel 3.28%
Samsung 2.55%
American Megatrends 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.31%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.94%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.95%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.97%

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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