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Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio

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What is Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio?  (from Microsoft)

Blend for Visual Studio 2012 helps you design and build engaging and sophisticated user interfaces by providing you with an accurate design surface and tools that let you visually create and edit Microsoft Windows applications.


Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named Blend.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 62.25 MB (65,269,277 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 55% of users of Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/jj171012.aspx
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75066
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend for Visual Studio\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend for Visual Studio\XSetup.exe" -x -AppLangIC:1033 "-manifesC:BlendCoreManifest.cab" "-sourcC:C:\Program Fi
Estimated size: 62.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio

Program executable:Blend.exe
Blend for Visual Studio
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend for Visual Studio\Blend.exe
Additional files:
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor.Blend.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 11 Beta
  • Setup.exe - Microsoft Expression Blend Setup
  • PsdImaging.dll - Microsoft Expression Imaging (Expression Imaging)
  • JScriptLS.dll - Windows® Internet Explorer (Microsoft ® JScript)
  • Microsoft.Expression.Blend.WwaClient.dll - Microsoft Expression Blend (WwaClient)
  • Microsoft.Expression.Blend.WwaClientHost.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Blend.WwaClientHost
  • Microsoft.Expression.Blend.WwaClientPS.dll - WwaClientPS
  • Microsoft.Expression.Importers.PsiInterop.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Importers.PsiInterop
  • Microsoft.Expression.Extensibility.dll - Extensibility (Microsoft Expression Framework)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • Blend.exe - Blend for Visual Studio
  • Microsoft.Expression.SourceControl.TFS.dll - Microsoft Expression Framework TFS

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Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio 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 Blend for Visual Studio, 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 Blend for Visual Studio.

Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win 10 8%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.11%
Windows 10 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 2.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.67%
Windows 10 Pro 1.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.55%
  Germany 5.05%
  United Kingdom 5.05%
  Canada 3.03%
  Norway 3.03%
  Austria 2.02%
  Australia 2.02%
  Spain 2.02%
  Israel 2.02%
  Poland 2.02%
  Sweden 2.02%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Switzerland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.79%
Dell 21.31%
Acer 21.31%
Lenovo 4.92%
ASUS 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Sony 3.28%
Samsung 3.28%
Alienware 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.17%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.17%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 3.17%

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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