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MSBuild Shell Extension


MSBuild Shell Extension is a software program developed by PerformanceDude.com. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.19 MB (1,249,280 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of MSBuild Shell Extension come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msbuildshellex.codeplex.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msbuildshellextension
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4645E69D-1908-48B3-BA63-CCA70B41637D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MSBuild Shell Extension

  • nlog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)
  • msbuildshellextension.dll - MSBuildShellExtension
  • msbuildshellextensionlogger.dll
  • minishellframework.dll - MiniShellFramework
  • msbuildprofiler.dll - MSBuild Profiler (MSBuildProfiler)

How do I remove MSBuild Shell Extension?

Quickly and completely remove MSBuild Shell Extension from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MSBuild Shell Extension 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 MSBuild Shell Extension, 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 MSBuild Shell Extension.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Canada 11.11%
  Japan 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 6550b (WZ303UT... 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 25.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 25.00%
ASUSTeK N61Jq 25.00%


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