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Should I remove EC2ConfigService?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 20.00% 40.00%
2.2.4 40.00%

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What is EC2ConfigService?

A Windows service which provides extended EC2 functionality such as writting to the console, setting the instance password, userdata execution, product activation and sysprep.

About  (from Amazon Services)

Amazon Windows AMIs contain a service installed by Amazon Web Services; the EC2Config service. Although optional, this service provides access to advanced features that are not otherwise available. This service runs in the LocalSystem account and performs tasks on the instance such as Windows Activation, setting the Ad...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 1 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: aws.amazon.com/developertools/5562082477397515
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{034e7c97-6f41-4ba2-bc60-99e493501004}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{034e7c97-6f41-4ba2-bc60-99e493501004}\Ec2Install.exe" /uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by EC2ConfigService

  • Ec2Install.exe - EC2ConfigService

How do I remove EC2ConfigService?

You can uninstall EC2ConfigService 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 EC2ConfigService, 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 EC2ConfigService.

Win 10 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 60.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 Da... 40.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Singapore 25.00%
  Ireland 25.00%

About Amazon Services

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company.
Publisher URL: www.amazonservices.com


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