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Should I remove Microsoft Compatibility Monitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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8.100.26641 33.33%
8.59.25584 66.67%

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Microsoft Compatibility Monitor


Microsoft Compatibility Monitor is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 8.59.25584, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 3.11 MB (3,260,416 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 67% of users of Microsoft Compatibility Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Portugal and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft compatibility monitor
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B4616453-9D14-944F-564E-BAEDC5AB1E61}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.11 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Compatibility Monitor

  • aeinv.dll - Application Experience Program Inventory Component
  • bucketizer.exe - Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 6.0 (Microsoft Application Inventory Aggregator (Bucketizer))
  • microsoft.act.compatibilitymonitor.exe - Microsoft Compatibility Monitor
  • aecrypto.dll - Application Experience Cryptographic Services
  • devinv.dll - Device Inventory Library
  • apphelp_xp.dll - Application Compatibility Client Library
  • compatadmin.exe - Compatability Administrator
  • suawizard.exe - Standard User Analyzer Wizard
  • fixapp.exe - Standard User Analyzer (Standard User Analyzer helper tool)
  • loosen.exe
  • sua.exe
  • suanalyzer.exe
  • suanalyzersrv.exe - Standard User Analyzer helper

How do I remove Microsoft Compatibility Monitor?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Compatibility Monitor 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 Compatibility Monitor 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 Compatibility Monitor, 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 Compatibility Monitor.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Portugal 16.67%
  DK 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 33.33%
Gigabyte H61M-D2H-USB3 33.33%
Dell Vostro 3460 33.33%

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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