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Microsoft Application Request Routing 2.5

What is Microsoft Application Request Routing?

IIS Application Request Routing (ARR) 2.5 enables Web server administrators, hosting providers, and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) to increase Web application scalability and reliability through rule-based routing, client and host name affinity, load balancing of HTTP server requests, and distributed disk caching. With ARR, administrators can optimize resource utilization for application servers to reduce management costs for Web server farms and shared hosting environments.

About  (from Microsoft)

IIS Application Request Routing offers administrators the ability to create powerful routing rules based on the URL, HTTP headers, and server variables to determine the most appropriate Web application server for each request. ARR makes request routing decisions at the application level, and can be used in conjunction ...  Read more


The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.91 MB (2,007,040 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iis.net/downloads/microsoft/application-request-routing
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis\application request routing
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E2CA539D-F9F3-4AD7-9514-3C676C9026A3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Application Request Routing 2.5

  • gzip.dll - Microsoft® Web Platform Extensions (GZIP Compression DLL)
  • requestrouter.dll - IIS Proxy and load balancer
  • requestrouterrsca.dll - IIS Proxy and load balancer runtime information
  • scavenge.exe - Scavenging tool

How do I remove Microsoft Application Request Routing?

You can uninstall Microsoft Application Request Routing 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 Microsoft Application Request Routing 2.5, 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 Microsoft Application Request Routing.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.56%
Windows 10 11.11%
Windows Vista 5.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.63%
Windows 7 Professional 21.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.18%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.48%
Windows 8 Pro 3.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.46%
  United Kingdom 7.63%
  Germany 4.20%
  Netherlands 3.44%
  Australia 3.05%
  Canada 3.05%
  Italy 2.67%
  Taiwan 1.91%
  Belgium 1.91%
  France 1.91%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Spain 1.53%
  Israel 1.53%
  UA 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.33%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
ASUS 9.33%
Acer 9.33%
Toshiba 5.33%
Intel 2.67%
Sony 2.00%
Lenovo 1.33%
Medion 1.33%
Samsung 1.33%
Alienware 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.69%
Dell Vostro 460 1.69%

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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