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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,652
United States Rank #20,858
Reach 0.0540%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 138.15 days
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Average installed length: 303.11 days


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Microsoft Help Viewer 1.0 Language Pack - DEU

What is Microsoft Help Viewer Language Pack - DEU?

Microsoft Help Viewer is the offline help system (local help) developed by Microsoft that ships with Visual Studio. The user experience for Microsoft Help Viewer 1.x is that topics can be viewed in any installed web browser – a separate application, such as the Microsoft Document Explorer included with Microsoft Help 2, is not necessary. The browser-based model is meant to provide a more lightweight navigation, downloading, and reading experience than earlier help-viewer models.


The primary executable is named HelpLibManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.97 MB (6,264,361 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133405
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Help Viewer\v1.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Help Viewer\v1.0\Microsoft Help Viewer 1.0 Language Pack - DEU\install.exe
Estimated size: 5.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Help Viewer 1.0 Language Pack - DEU

Program executable:HelpLibManager.exe
Name:Microsoft Help Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Help Viewer\v1.0\HelpLibManager.exe
Additional files:
  • HelpLibAgent.exe - Microsoft Help Viewer
  • HelpLibManager.exe
  • HlpViewer.exe
  • Microsoft.Help.dll
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:53.74 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000432144%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001256%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003065%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,770,436
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.72 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:42 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Help Viewer Language Pack - DEU?

You can uninstall Microsoft Help Viewer Language Pack - DEU 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 Help Viewer 1.0 Language Pack - DEU, 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 Help Viewer Language Pack - DEU.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.88%
Windows 10 32.52%
Windows XP 2.82%
Windows Vista 1.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.12%
Windows 7 Professional 16.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.99%
Windows 8.1 9.90%
Windows 10 Home 7.26%
Windows 10 Pro 5.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.96% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.96%
  Austria 9.73%
  United States 8.80%
  Switzerland 2.50%
  Netherlands 0.74%
  France 0.46%
  Italy 0.46%
  Luxembourg 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  Spain 0.28%
  Canada 0.19%
  DK 0.19%
  Greece 0.19%
  PS 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.59%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Dell 11.62%
Medion 11.43%
ASUS 10.53%
Lenovo 6.72%
Samsung 4.36%
Intel 1.27%
Sony 0.91%
Alienware 0.73%
MSI 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.90%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 2.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.61%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.96%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.96%

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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