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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,236
United States Rank #1,066
Reach 0.5580%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.56 days
400.13 days >
Average installed length: 210.24 days


1.2.0 76.20%
1.1.0 23.80%

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Feedback Tool

What is Feedback Tool?  (from Microsoft)

When you participate in the Windows Feedback Program, three types of data collected from your computer: The Windows CEIP is a way for Microsoft to learn how customers are using Windows 8 and Windows 7. If a user participates, a list of statistics is generated from the user's computer at scheduled intervals; that list i...  Read more


Feedback Tool is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is feedbacktool.dll. The software installer includes 304 files and is usually about 1.9 MB (1,989,120 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of Feedback Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\feedback tool
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{13A5E785-5197-4EAD-8EE3-D660271E49BC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.9 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Feedback Tool

Program module:feedbacktool.dll
Name:Feedback Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\feedback tool\feedbacktool.dll
Additional files:
  • psr.exe - Problem Steps Recorder

How do I remove Feedback Tool?

You can uninstall Feedback Tool 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 Feedback Tool, 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 Feedback Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.47%
Windows Vista 18.61%
Windows 10 8.60%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.42%
Windows 7 Professional 9.54%
Windows 10 Home 3.59%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.66%
  Germany 9.39%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  France 3.25%
  Canada 3.13%
  Italy 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Japan 1.50%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Australia 1.10%
  Spain 1.08%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Brazil 0.81%
  Finland 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.06%
Dell 27.66%
Acer 16.09%
Toshiba 9.92%
Medion 3.53%
ASUS 2.04%
Samsung 1.93%
Intel 1.73%
Sony 0.95%
Gateway 0.75%
Lenovo 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.16%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.46%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.11%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.56%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.39%

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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