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Should I remove ANTS Memory Profiler 8?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.00% 4.00% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 6.00% 8.00% 2.00% 2.00% 54.00% 12.00% 2.00% 2.00%

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ANTS Memory Profiler 8

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What is ANTS Memory Profiler 8?  (from Red Gate Software Ltd)

Automatic memory management in .NET makes development a lot easier, but it's still easy to introduce memory leaks into your application. For example, forgetting to unregister event handlers can lead to significant chunks of memory being held on to unnecessarily, but spotting that this is happening can be very difficult...  Read more


ANTS Memory Profiler 8 is a program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 30.06 MB (31,523,330 bytes). RedGate.Update.Client.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of ANTS Memory Profiler 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.red-gate.com
Help link: www.red-gate.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\ANTS Memory Profiler 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{04B45AF4-0FF5-4090-A102-CC8F589E183D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 30.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ANTS Memory Profiler 8

  • RedGate.Logging.Log4NetAdapter.dll - RedGate.Logging.Log4NetAdapter
  • RedGate.Logging.Interfaces.dll - RedGate.Logging.Interfaces
  • RedGate.Memory.Core.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler
  • RedGate.Memory.Engine.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler Engine
  • RedGate.Memory.IISService.exe - IISServiceMemory
  • RedGate.Memory.Interface.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler Interface
  • RedGate.MemoryProfiler.Snapshot.dll - ANTS Memory Profiler User Snapshot Library
  • RedGate.MemoryProfiler.UI.exe
  • RedGate.Profiler.Tools.dll - ANTS Profiler Tools
  • RedGate.Profiler.Trigger_x64.exe - ANTS Memory Profiler Trigger Process
  • RedGate.Profiler.Trigger_x86.exe
  • RedGate.ApplicationMetrics.dll - ApplicationMetrics (RedGate.ApplicationMetrics)
  • RedGate.Shared.Controls.dll - Shared Controls (Red Gate Software SQL Controls Library)
  • RedGate.Update.Client.dll - Update Client (Red Gate Update Service Client)
  • RedGate.Shared.Utils.dll - Shared Utils (Red Gate Utilities)
  • RedGate.Profiler.Interop.ComAdmin.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'COMAdmin'.
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • C1.C1Pdf.2.dll (by ComponentOne) - ComponentOne C1Pdf
  • ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.Addons.DotNet.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - .NET Languages (Actipro SyntaxEditor .NET Languages Add-on)
  • Ookii.Dialogs.dll (by Ookii.org) - Ookii.Dialogs
  • Ookii.Dialogs.Wpf.dll (by Ookii.org) - Ookii.Dialogs.Wpf
  • ActiproSoftware.SyntaxEditor.Net20.dll (by Actipro Software) - SyntaxEditor (Actipro SyntaxEditor)
  • ActiproSoftware.WinUICore.Net20.dll - WinUICore (Actipro WinUICore User Interface Layer)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)
  • ActiproSoftware.Shared.Net20.dll - Shared (Actipro Shared Product Base Layer)
  • C1LicUpdater.dll
  • detoured.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RedGate.Memory.IISService.exe runs as a service named 'ANTS Memory Profiler 8 Service' (ANTS Memory Profiler 8 Service) "Provides assistance with memory profiling .NET applications running under IIS.".

How do I remove ANTS Memory Profiler 8?

Quickly and completely remove ANTS Memory Profiler 8 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ANTS Memory Profiler 8 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 ANTS Memory Profiler 8, 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 ANTS Memory Profiler 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.00%
Windows 10 44.00%
Windows XP 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  United Kingdom 9.62%
  France 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  South Africa 5.77%
  Australia 5.77%
  Israel 5.77%
  Germany 5.77%
  Singapore 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  Belgium 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  Romania 1.92%
  Iran 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.89%
Hewlett-Packard 17.78%
Lenovo 15.56%
Acer 8.89%
Intel 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Samsung 2.22%
Alienware 2.22%
Compaq 2.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 580 6.52%
ASUS All Series 6.52%
MSI MS-7816 2.17%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z470... 2.17%
LENOVO 4270CTO 2.17%
LENOVO 24384KU 2.17%

About Red Gate Software Ltd

Red Gate is a software company that primarily provides tools for database developers and administrators.
Publisher URL: www.red-gate.com


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