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Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1

What is Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework?  (from Microsoft)

ADO.NET Entity Framework provides a strongly-typed LINQ data access experience over relational databases, including direct, efficient access to SQL Server.


Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,504,768 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 28% of users of Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework come from the United States, it is also popular in France and China.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft ado.net entity framework 4.1\binaries
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{96FEADCE-241A-4CD6-ABF0-68610E4065AC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1

  • entityframework.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Spatial Types Assembly)
  • microsoft.sqlserver.types.resources.dll

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  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:
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Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows 10 24.73%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.52%
Windows 8 Pro 4.35%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.84%
  France 8.25%
  China 4.12%
  United Kingdom 4.12%
  Italy 4.12%
  South Africa 4.12%
  Spain 3.09%
  Brazil 2.06%
  Canada 2.06%
  Czech Republic 2.06%
  Germany 2.06%
  Israel 2.06%
  India 2.06%
  Iran 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.77%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
Lenovo 12.82%
Acer 11.54%
ASUS 8.97%
Samsung 5.13%
Intel 2.56%
Sony 2.56%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.49%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.33%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.33%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.33%
LENOVO 10104 2.33%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 2.33%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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