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Should I remove Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,311
United States Rank #1,508
Reach 0.5215%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.57 days
547.78 days >
Average installed length: 287.82 days


11.1.30729.00 18.09%
11.1.21106.00 0.05%
11.1.21009.00 20.83%
11.1.20810.00 21.78%
11.1.20702.00 39.25%

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Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu

What is Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu?

Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications. Entity Framework (EF) is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

About  (from Microsoft)

Entity Framework allows you to create a model by writing code or using boxes and lines in the EF Designer. Both of these approaches can be used to target an existing database or create a new database. This short video explains the differences and how to find the one that is right for you. Add the EntityFramework NuGet ...  Read more


The most used version is 11.1.20702.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 6.53 MB (6,847,488 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/ef.aspx
Help link: www.msdn.com/data
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xml\schemas
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0A1A1D48-DB23-443A-BC7B-49255D138020}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.53 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu

  • microsoft.data.entity.design.bootstrappackage.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.databasegeneration.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.entitydesigner.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.extensibility.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.model.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.package.dll
  • microsoft.data.tools.design.xmlcore.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.data.tools.design.xmlcore.dll
  • entityframework.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • entityframework.powershell.dll - Microsoft® ADO.NET Entity Framework (EntityFramework.PowerShell)
  • entityframework.powershell.utility.dll - EntityFramework.PowerShell.Utility
  • entityframework.resources.dll
  • microsoft.data.entity.design.datasourcewizardextension.dll
  • migrate.exe - migrate

How do I remove Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu?

You can uninstall Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu 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 Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu, 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 Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 - enu.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.49%
Windows 10 40.17%
Windows Vista 0.32%
Windows XP 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.82%
Windows 7 Professional 16.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.76%
Windows 8 Pro 6.20%
Windows 8.1 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.37%
  United Kingdom 4.77%
  India 3.66%
  Canada 2.92%
  Brazil 2.55%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Germany 1.93%
  Israel 1.82%
  Australia 1.81%
  Turkey 1.46%
  Iran 1.38%
  Belgium 1.29%
  France 1.29%
  Sweden 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.98%
Hewlett-Packard 23.43%
ASUS 12.79%
Acer 11.34%
Lenovo 6.45%
Toshiba 4.82%
Samsung 4.25%
Intel 2.07%
Alienware 1.02%
MSI 0.91%
Apple 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.99%
ASUS All Series 2.95%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.61%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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