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Microsoft FxCop 10.0


Microsoft FxCop 10.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 12 files. 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 36% of users of Microsoft FxCop come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71136
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft fxcop 10.0\rules
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4DD806F7-1DCA-33D4-A5F3-75E5FF021912}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft FxCop 10.0

  • designrules.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010
  • globalizationrules.dll
  • interoperabilityrules.dll
  • mobilityrules.dll
  • namingrules.dll
  • performancerules.dll
  • portabilityrules.dll
  • securityrules.dll
  • usagerules.dll
  • securitytransparencyrules.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Framework Security Transparency FxCop Rules)
  • introspectionanalysisengine.dll
  • introspectionforms.dll

How do I remove Microsoft FxCop?

You can uninstall Microsoft FxCop 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 FxCop 10.0, 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 FxCop.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.95%
Windows 10 25.64%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Windows XP 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.41%
Windows 10 Home 3.85%
Windows 8 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.63%
  Germany 5.75%
  France 5.75%
  United Kingdom 5.75%
  Netherlands 4.60%
  Brazil 3.45%
  India 3.45%
  Russia 3.45%
  Austria 2.30%
  Belgium 2.30%
  Spain 2.30%
  MU 2.30%
  Romania 2.30%
  Australia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.76%
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
ASUS 10.34%
Lenovo 10.34%
Intel 3.45%
Toshiba 3.45%
Acer 3.45%
Apple 1.72%
Alienware 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP EliteBook 8560w 3.03%
Dell Vostro 230 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55Dt-A 3.03%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.52%

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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