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3% remove it97% keep it
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Microsoft Build Tools 2013


Microsoft Build Tools 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named buildtools_full.exe. The setup package is about 1.07 MB (1,124,096 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of Microsoft Build Tools 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{2bceccd3-6613-4596-b748-441a06847696}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{2bceccd3-6613-4596-b748-441a06847696}\BuildTools_Full.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Build Tools 2013

Program executable:buildtools_full.exe
Name:Microsoft Build Tools 2013
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{2bceccd3-6613-4596-b748-441a06847696}\buildtools_full.exe

How do I remove Microsoft Build Tools 2013?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Build Tools 2013 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 Build Tools 2013 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 Build Tools 2013, 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 Build Tools 2013.

Win 8 66%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.17%
Windows 7 33.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 14.39%
Windows 10 Pro 12.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.16%
  France 4.52%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  Canada 3.87%
  Egypt 3.87%
  Italy 3.87%
  India 3.23%
  Brazil 2.58%
  Germany 2.58%
  Spain 2.58%
  Romania 2.58%
  Iran 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Finland 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.14%
Hewlett-Packard 20.48%
ASUS 13.25%
Acer 8.43%
Lenovo 6.02%
Alienware 2.41%
MSI 2.41%
Toshiba 2.41%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3537 9.52%
ASUS All Series 3.81%
Dell Precision M4800 1.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L65... 0.95%

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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