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7% remove it93% keep it
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Average installed length: 871.31 days


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Microsoft Device Emulator 64 bit version 3.0 - ENU

What is Microsoft Device Emulator 64 bit version - ENU?

Microsoft Device Emulator 3.0 is the third publicly released version of the Device Emulator for ARM-based devices. This emulator will also release with Visual Studio 2008. Device Emulator 3.0 will replace the executables and DLLs from previous releases (1.0 and 2.0). The main addition with Device Emulator 3.0 is the new automation API for the device emulator manager, which allows developers programmatic access to perform the same operations on installed emulator images that can be performed interactively on the Device Emulator Manager drop-down and context menus.

About  (from Microsoft)

This is the v3 release of the Device Emulator, that released with Visual Studio 2008. V3 updates the V2 emulator that released with Windows Mobile 6.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named DeviceEmulator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.17 MB (2,279,684 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Emulator\1.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EF8B1A2E-9CCB-3AB2-91E3-4EEDAB1294E1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Device Emulator 64 bit version 3.0 - ENU

Program executable:DeviceEmulator.exe
Name:Microsoft® Device Emulator
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Emulator\1.0\DeviceEmulator.exe
Additional files:
  • SERDMAAsPlugin.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (DeviceEmulator ActiveSync-over-DMA Plugin)
  • DESqmWrapper.dll - Microsoft® Device Emulator (Microsoft® Device Emulator SQM wrapper)
  • DeviceEmulator.exe
  • DeviceEmulatorProxy.dll - Microsoft® Device Emulator COM proxy
  • DeviceEmulatorTabletInk.dll - Microsoft® Device Emulator Tablet PC Ink collection component
  • dvcemumanager.exe - Device Emulator Manager
  • imagegen.exe - Image generator for Microsoft® Device Emulator
  • Microsoft.DeviceEmulatorManager.Interop.9.0.dll - Microsoft® Device Emulator COM Proxy
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • dvcemumanager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4B9B8A1-4B8F-46CF-BFAC-49C12D4329AB}' (runs on registration).
  • DeviceEmulator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D828940E-2ADC-41E7-93E9-69688D97F91B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Device Emulator 64 bit version - ENU?

You can uninstall Microsoft Device Emulator 64 bit version - ENU 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 Device Emulator (64 bit) version 3.0 - ENU, 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 Device Emulator 64 bit version - ENU.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.02%
Windows 10 22.52%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.70%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.18%
Windows 10 Pro 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.96%
  India 6.49%
  Iran 3.18%
  Canada 2.82%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  Brazil 2.29%
  Italy 1.84%
  France 1.76%
  Germany 1.76%
  Israel 1.63%
  Australia 1.43%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  Turkey 1.43%
  Mexico 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.89%
Hewlett-Packard 24.57%
Acer 11.35%
ASUS 9.63%
Lenovo 5.23%
Toshiba 4.18%
Samsung 3.51%
Intel 2.76%
Sony 1.27%
Alienware 0.52%
MSI 0.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.39%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.23%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.46%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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