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Should I remove Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect


Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 60.25 MB (63,172,608 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft azure active directory connect\synchronizationruletemplates
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F7C834B6-88DB-47E6-8826-E3A0B48773FC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect

  • azureadconnect.exe - Microsoft® Azure® AD Connect (AzureADConnect)
  • directorysynctool.exe - Microsoft Azure Active Directory Synchronization Tool (DirectorySyncTool)
  • exportdirsyncconfig.exe - ExportDirSyncConfig
  • microsoft.applicationinsights.dll
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.client.framework.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Client.Framework
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.config.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.Config
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.framework.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.Framework
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.localizableresources.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.LocalizableResources
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.powershellconfigadapter.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.PowerShellConfigAdapter
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.provisioningwebserviceadapter.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.ProvisioningWebServiceAdapter
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.setup.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.Setup
  • microsoft.azure.activedirectory.synchronization.synchronizationserviceadapter.dll - Microsoft.Azure.ActiveDirectory.Synchronization.SynchronizationServiceAdapter
  • microsoft.deployment.windowsinstaller.dll - Windows Installer XML
  • microsoft.diagnostics.tracing.eventsource.dll - Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource
  • microsoft.identitymanagement.error.errorbridge.dll - Microsoft.IdentityManagement.Error.ErrorBridge
  • microsoft.identitymanagement.powershell.cmdlet.dll - Microsoft.IdentityManagement.PowerShell.Cmdlet
  • microsoft.identitymanagement.powershell.objectmodel.dll - Microsoft.IdentityManagement.PowerShell.ObjectModel
  • microsoft.metadirectoryservicesex.dll - Microsoft.MetadirectoryServicesEx
  • microsoft.online.deployment.framework.dll - Microsoft.Online.Deployment.Framework
  • microsoft.online.deployment.powershell.dll - Microsoft.Online.Deployment.PowerShell
  • microsoft.online.deployment.psmodule.dll - Microsoft.Online.Deployment.PSModule
  • microsoft.online.deployment.types.dll - Microsoft.Online.Deployment.Types
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.extensions.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks.Extensions
  • mixedmodeutils.dll - Microsoft® Azure® AD Connect (AD-IAM-HybridSync RELEASE (de6cd8f))
  • mmsmastate.dll
  • mmsserverrcw.dll - Microsoft Azure AD Connect (MmsServerRCW)
  • mmsuihlp.dll
  • mmsutils.dll
  • propertysheetbase.dll - PropertySheetBase
  • syncclrhost.dll
  • syncuicommon.dll - SyncUICommon
  • tracing.dll
  • uiutils.dll - Synchronization Service Manager
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.21005

How do I remove Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect?

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

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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