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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #35,166
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Surface Platform Installer


Surface Platform Installer is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 211 files and is usually about 833.99 KB (854,008 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 63% of users of Surface Platform Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\surfacepro3update
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{32995B07-614D-4A27-AE70-6CB7DDCD329B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 833.99 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Surface Platform Installer

  • difx32.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • difx64.dll
  • dpinst.exe - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)

How do I remove Surface Platform Installer?

Quickly and completely remove Surface 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 Surface 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 Surface 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 Surface Platform Installer.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Norway 9.38%
  Australia 6.25%
  Canada 6.25%
  India 3.13%
  Luxembourg 3.13%
  Germany 3.13%
  Turkey 3.13%
  China 3.13%

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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