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Should I remove Windows Deployment Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,093
United States Rank #5,989
Reach 0.0875%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.74 days
169.41 days >
Average installed length: 89.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.100.26629 0.08%
8.100.26011 0.08%
8.100.25984 3.67%
8.59.25584 96.17%

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Windows Deployment Tools

What is Windows Deployment Tools?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1 is the newest version of MDT, a Solution Accelerator for operating system and application deployment. MDT 2012 Update 1 supports deployment of Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in addition to deployment of Windows ...  Read more

Overview

Windows Deployment Tools is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 8.59.25584, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 528.26 KB (540,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Windows Deployment Tools 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=25175
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows kits\8.0\catalogs
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BFC9778E-9765-C94C-C082-C2514F8DEB9B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 528.26 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Deployment Tools

  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l1-1-0.dll - ApiSet Stub DLL
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l1-1-1.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l2-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l2-1-1.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l3-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l4-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-kernel32-l1-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-kernel32-l2-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-ole32-l1-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-ole32-l1-1-1.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-shlwapi-l1-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-shlwapi-l1-1-1.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-user32-l1-1-0.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-user32-l1-1-1.dll
  • api-ms-win-downlevel-version-l1-1-0.dll
  • bcdboot.exe - Bcdboot utility
  • bcdedit.exe - Boot Configuration Data Editor
  • bootsect.exe - Boot Sector Manipulation Tool
  • compatprovider.dll - DISM Compat Provider
  • dism.exe - Dism Image Servicing Utility
  • dismapi.dll - DISM API Framework
  • dismcore.dll - DISM Core Framework
  • dismcoreps.dll - DismCore Proxy Stub
  • dismprov.dll - DISM Provider Store
  • folderprovider.dll - DISM Folder Image Provider
  • imagex.exe - Windows Imaging Utility
  • imagingprovider.dll - DISM Generic Imaging Provider
  • installreghiverecoverydriveramd64.exe - Microsoft (R) Registry Recovery Compatibility Driver Installer
  • installreghiverecoverydriverx86.exe
  • logprovider.dll - DISM Logging Provider
  • microsoft.dism.powershell.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System (DismCmdlets)
  • oa3tool.exe - Windows OEM Activation Tool 3.0
  • oscdimg.exe - OSCDIMG (Microsoft CD/DVD Premastering Utility)
  • pkgmgr.exe - Windows Package Manager
  • ssshim.dll - Windows Componentization Platform Servicing API
  • vhdprovider.dll - DISM VHD Image Provider
  • wdsmcast.exe - Windows Deployment Services Multicast Client
  • wimgapi.dll - Windows Imaging Library
  • wimmountadksetupamd64.exe - WimMount setup
  • wimmountadksetupx86.exe
  • wimprovider.dll - DISM WIM Provider
  • wimserv.exe - Wimfltr v2 extractor

How do I remove Windows Deployment Tools?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Deployment Tools 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 Deployment Tools 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 Deployment Tools, 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 Deployment Tools.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,093

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.55%
Windows 8 34.44%
Windows Vista 5.69%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.54%
Windows 8.1 11.32%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Windows 10 Home 8.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.93%
  United Kingdom 10.03%
  Germany 8.71%
  France 5.71%
  Canada 4.04%
  Italy 3.69%
  Netherlands 2.51%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Spain 1.60%
  Australia 1.18%
  DK 1.11%
  Czech Republic 1.05%
  Russia 0.98%
  Austria 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.05%
Dell 20.94%
Acer 19.97%
ASUS 10.54%
Toshiba 7.35%
GIGABYTE 5.69%
Lenovo 4.58%
Samsung 1.94%
Medion 1.11%
Intel 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.74%
ASUS All Series 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.38%

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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