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Windows Calendar

What is Windows Calendar?

Windows Calendar is a calendar application that is included with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. It natively supports the iCalendar file format, and has the ability to publish and subscribe to web-based calendars by using HTTP and WebDAV. Calendars may also be published to network drive shares.


During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named wincal.exe. The setup package is about 1.24 MB (1,297,920 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows Calendar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0039DDF4-B5A3-4153-8B56-3BE0B27A60B4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Calendar

Program executable:wincal.exe
Name:Windows Calendar
Path:C:\Program Files\Windows Calendar\wincal.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wincal.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Reminders - XPS8300' (Next runs on 7/20/2013 at 4:41 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • wincal.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Reminders - XPS8300.

How do I remove Windows Calendar?

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

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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