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Should I remove Android SDK Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,485
United States Rank #1,803
Reach 0.4581%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.58 days
430.22 days >
Average installed length: 226.05 days


1.16 86.90%
1.14 7.71%
1.13 0.65%
0.7 3.57%
0.6 1.17%

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Android SDK Tools

What is Android SDK Tools?  (from Google Inc)

SDK Tools is a downloadable component for the Android SDK. It includes the complete set of development and debugging tools for the Android SDK. The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android. If you're a new Android developer, we recommend you dow...  Read more


Android SDK Tools is a software program developed by Google Inc. The most common release is 1.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 SDK Manager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 93.07 MB (97,589,068 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Android SDK Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: developer.android.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\android\android-sdk
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 93.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Android SDK Tools

Program executable:SDK Manager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\android\android-sdk-windows\SDK Manager.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - $(^Name)
  • AVD Manager.exe
  • SDK Manager.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SDK Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C4C7213A-605A-4EE0-A4BC-2F0D533179F7}' (runs on registration).
  • AVD Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B4094BD0-C3ED-44E9-8A99-5C8C0DC16FD9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Android SDK Tools?

You can uninstall Android SDK 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Android SDK Tools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Android SDK Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.40%
Windows 10 37.32%
Windows XP 3.07%
Windows Vista 2.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.45%
Windows 7 Professional 14.34%
Windows 10 Pro 8.12%
Windows 10 Home 8.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.72%
  Germany 5.43%
  France 5.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Italy 3.97%
  Brazil 2.46%
  Canada 2.46%
  Spain 2.07%
  India 1.98%
  Japan 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Australia 1.34%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Taiwan 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.78%
Dell 22.19%
ASUS 14.30%
Acer 13.90%
Lenovo 6.46%
Toshiba 4.74%
Samsung 3.53%
Intel 1.56%
MSI 1.31%
Apple 0.62%
Medion 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.95%
ASUS All Series 7.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.00%

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