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1% remove it99% keep it
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Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0


Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 11.03 MB (11,567,616 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 26% of users of Microsoft Enterprise Library come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft enterprise library 5.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B3BF02F1-C630-4EA9-8D11-38CC34ECEE75}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0

  • entlibconfig.exe - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Configuration Application Block Console)
  • entlibconfig.net4.exe
  • entlibconfig.net4-32.exe
  • entlibconfig-32.exe
  • mergeconfiguration.exe - Enterprise Library Configuration Merge Tool
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.caching.cryptography.dll - Enterprise Library Caching Cryptography Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.caching.database.dll - Enterprise Library Caching Data Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.caching.dll - Enterprise Library Caching Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.common.dll - Enterprise Library Shared Library
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.configuration.design.hostadapter.dll - Enterprise Library Configuration Application Block Host Adapter
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.configuration.design.hostadapterv5.dll - Enterprise Library Configuration Application Block Host Adapter V5
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.configuration.designtime.dll - Enterprise Library Configuration Application Block Design Core
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.configuration.environmentaloverrides.dll - Enterprise Library Configuration Application Block Environmental Overrides Extension
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.data.dll - Enterprise Library Data Access Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.data.sqlce.dll
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Logging Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.wcf.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling WCF Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.logging.database.dll - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block Database Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.policyinjection.dll - Enterprise Library Policy Injection Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.security.azman.dll - Enterprise Library Security AzMan Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.security.cache.cachingstore.dll - Enterprise Library Security Application Block Caching Store Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.security.cryptography.dll - Enterprise Library Cryptography Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.security.dll - Enterprise Library Security Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.validation.dll - Enterprise Library Validation Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.validation.integration.aspnet.dll - Enterprise Library Validation Application Block ASP.NET Integration
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.validation.integration.wcf.dll
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.validation.integration.winforms.dll - Enterprise Library Validation Application Block WinForms Integration
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.validation.integration.wpf.dll
  • msmqdistributor.exe - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block MSMQ Distributor
  • microsoft.practices.servicelocation.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • microsoft.practices.unity.configuration.dll - Microsoft Unity Application Block (Microsoft.Practices.Unity.Configuration)
  • microsoft.practices.unity.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Unity
  • microsoft.practices.unity.interception.configuration.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Unity.InterceptionExtension.Configuration
  • microsoft.practices.unity.interception.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Unity.InterceptionExtension

How do I remove Microsoft Enterprise Library?

You can uninstall Microsoft Enterprise Library 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 Enterprise Library 5.0, 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 Enterprise Library.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.68%
Windows 10 22.78%
Windows XP 2.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.91%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.39%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.88%
  India 12.94%
  Germany 7.06%
  United Kingdom 7.06%
  France 4.71%
  Mexico 3.53%
  Turkey 3.53%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Colombia 2.35%
  Finland 2.35%
  Kuwait 2.35%
  Pakistan 2.35%
  Jordan 2.35%
  Canada 2.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.85%
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
ASUS 7.58%
Acer 7.58%
Sony 3.03%
Samsung 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
MSI 1.52%
Medion 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Compaq 1.52%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
Dell XPS 8500 2.70%
Sony VPCEB3AGG 2.70%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.70%
HP xw8600 Workstation 1.35%

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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