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Should I remove Web Sites Local Feed?

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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 33.33% 66.67%

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Web Sites Local Feed


Web Sites Local Feed is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.82 MB (1,912,832 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Web Sites Local Feed come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis\microsoft web sites\scripts\update
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E898A617-297B-499B-964D-54615253521F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Web Sites Local Feed

  • microsoft.web.hosting.updateservice.tracing.dll - Microsoft WebSites Update Service Tracing
  • microsoft.web.hosting.updateservice.tracing.resources.dll - Microsoft Web Hosting UpdateService Tracing Resources
  • websitesupdateservice.exe - Microsoft Web Hosting Tracing

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • websitesupdateservice.exe runs as a service named 'Web Sites Update Service' (WebSitesUpdateService) "This service coordinates the updates across the controllers of your Web Sites deployment.".

How do I remove Web Sites Local Feed?

Quickly and completely remove Web Sites Local Feed from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Web Sites Local Feed 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 Web Sites Local Feed, 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 Web Sites Local Feed.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK S550CA 33.33%
ASUS All Series 33.33%
Acer Aspire R7-572 33.33%

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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