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Should I remove MSYS2 64bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,654
United States Rank #20,603
Reach 0.0053%


20190524 0.96%
20180531 2.88%
20170918 1.92%
20161025 52.88%
20160921 3.85%
20160205 12.50%
20150916 13.46%
20150512 6.73%
20150202 4.81%

MSYS2 64bit


MSYS2 64bit is a program developed by The MSYS2 Developers. The most used version is 20161025, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is maintenancetool.exe. The software installer includes 4 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of MSYS2 64bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\msys64
Uninstaller: C:\msys64\maintenancetool.exe

Program filesFiles installed by MSYS2 64bit

Program executable:maintenancetool.exe
Additional files:
  • mingw32.exe - MSYS2 (MSYS2 MINGW32 shell launcher)
  • mingw64.exe - MSYS2 MINGW64 shell launcher
  • msys2.exe - MSYS2 MSYS shell launcher

How do I remove MSYS2 64bit?

You can uninstall MSYS2 64bit 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 MSYS2 64bit, 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 MSYS2 64bit.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 23%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.92%
Windows 7 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 35.58%
Windows 10 Home 24.04%
Windows 7 Professional 13.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.73%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.85%
Windows 8.1 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.99%
  Italy 4.76%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  France 2.72%
  Spain 2.04%
  Poland 2.04%
  New Zealand 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.36%
  Japan 1.36%
  Germany 1.36%
  Singapore 0.68%
  UA 0.68%
  Switzerland 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.15%
Hewlett-Packard 24.62%
Lenovo 15.38%
ASUS 12.31%
Toshiba 7.69%
Apple 3.08%
Acer 3.08%
MSI 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
HP EliteBook 8560w 2.27%
Wacom Co.,Ltd Cintiq Comp... 1.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D-A... 1.14%


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