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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,715
United States Rank #9,653
Reach 0.0440%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.91 days
764.43 days >
Average installed length: 401.65 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.31351.1533 40.03%
1.8.31004.1351 59.97%

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Windows Azure Authoring Tools - October 2012 Release

What is Windows Azure Authoring Tools - October 2012 Release?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio 2010 SP1/ Visual Studio 2012 to enable the creation, configuration, building, debugging, running, packaging and deployment of scalable web applications and services on Windows Azure.

Overview

Windows Azure Authoring Tools - October 2012 Release is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.8.31004.1351, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HLPIcon.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 8.72 MB (9,142,272 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 42% of users of Windows Azure Authoring Tools - October 2012 Release come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35448
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{8748EE66-A92C-472A-805A-A86C41D22848}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8748EE66-A92C-472A-805A-A86C41D22848}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Azure Authoring Tools - October 2012 Release

Program executable:HLPIcon.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{8748EE66-A92C-472A-805A-A86C41D22848}\HLPIcon.exe
MD5:a151af25c13e9923ada815a743b9a584
Additional files:
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storageclient.dll - Windows Azure SDK
  • wacendpointpackage.exe - Self-Extracting Cabinet
  • csencrypt.exe
  • cspack.exe - Windows Azure Packaging Tool
  • csupload.exe
  • csvhdprep.exe
  • csvhdverify.exe
  • diagnostics.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Diagnostics Native Code Library
  • diagnosticsagent.exe - Windows Azure Diagnostics Agent
  • filelistener.dll - Monitoring Agent File Listener
  • iisconfigurator.exe - Windows Azure Runtime
  • microsoft.servicehosting.tools.msbuildtasks.dll
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.dll - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions
  • microsoft.windowsazure.clouddrive.dll - Microsoft (R) Codename RD
  • microsoft.windowsazure.consoleapputils.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.diagnostics.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.internal.runtimeserver.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.packaging.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.servicemanagementclient.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.commands.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.sync.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.tools.vhd.dll
  • monagent.dll - Monitoring Agent DLL
  • monagenthost.exe - Monitoring Agent Host
  • monconfig.dll - Monitoring Agent Configuration
  • mondiagnostics.dll - Monitoring Diagnostics
  • monevents.dll - Monitoring Events Interface
  • monnettransport.dll - Monitoring Network Transportation
  • monquery.dll - Monitoring Query DLL
  • montables.dll - Monitoring Table Management
  • msshrtmi.dll - Microsoft® Native Runtime Managed Interop Library
  • mswacdmi.dll - Microsoft® Windows Azure Drive Managed Interop Library
  • mswapd.dll
  • mswapra.dll
  • mswasr.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Service Runtime Native Code Library
  • mswasri.dll - Microsoft® RD Runtime Library
  • policy.1.0.microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.dll
  • rdbcapi.dll - RD Block Compression Library
  • remoteaccessagent.exe - Windows Azure Remote Desktop Agent
  • secutil.dll - Security Utilities
  • servicedescription.dll
  • syscounterlistener.dll - Monitoring Agent System Performance Counter Listener
  • systemeventslistener.dll - Monitoring Agent Windows System Event Listener
  • wahostbootstrapper.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Runtime Bootstrapper
  • waiishost.exe - Windows Azure Web Role Entry Point Host
  • waruntimeproxy.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Service Runtime Proxy Library
  • wawebhost.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Web Host
  • waworkerhost.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Worker Host
  • webpicmd.exe

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,715

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.32%
Windows 8 29.71%
Windows Vista 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.14%
Windows 7 Professional 20.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.84%
Windows 8 Pro 8.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.37%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.20%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  Germany 3.57%
  Canada 3.27%
  Italy 3.27%
  Israel 2.08%
  DK 1.93%
  Taiwan 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  India 1.63%
  Japan 1.63%
  Brazil 1.63%
  France 1.49%
  Mexico 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.89%
Hewlett-Packard 24.69%
ASUS 10.86%
Acer 9.63%
GIGABYTE 6.91%
Lenovo 5.43%
Toshiba 4.94%
Samsung 4.20%
Intel 3.70%
Apple 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.78%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.31%
Dell XPS 8500 1.85%

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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