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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #11,393
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.42 days
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Average installed length: 270.02 days


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Microsoft Device Emulator version 3.0 - ENU

What is Microsoft Device Emulator 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.


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 main program executable is DeviceEmulator.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.3 MB (2,406,897 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Emulator\1.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B32E7732-B2FB-3FD0-81AC-6025B1104C66}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Device Emulator 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:
  • 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
  • SERDMAAsPlugin.dll - Microsoft® Device Emulator DMA plugin for ActiveSync
  • 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 version - ENU?

You can uninstall Microsoft Device Emulator 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 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 version - ENU.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.76%
Windows XP 24.74%
Windows Vista 8.91%
Windows 10 4.83%
Windows Server 2003 0.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.33%
Windows 7 Professional 18.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.02%
  India 16.25%
  Iran 5.56%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Indonesia 2.26%
  Israel 2.09%
  Saudi Arabia 1.91%
  MA 1.74%
  Thailand 1.74%
  Singapore 1.39%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Croatia 1.39%
  Canada 1.39%
  Brazil 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.17%
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
Acer 11.28%
Intel 7.42%
Toshiba 4.17%
Lenovo 3.55%
Samsung 2.16%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Sahara 1.55%
ASUS 1.55%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.93%
Acer Veriton Series 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.61%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.28%

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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