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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 66.98% 28.30% 0.94% 1.89% 1.89%

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Microsoft R Client


Microsoft R Client is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 9.59 MB (10,051,584 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Microsoft R Client come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft\r client\setup
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{08C69A2C-62DE-48DB-9C1E-562A837FBB08}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft R Client?

You can uninstall Microsoft R Client 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 R Client, 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 R Client.

Win 10 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 91.51%
Windows 7 8.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 38.10%
Windows 10 Home 35.24%
Windows 10 Education 4.76%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.81%
Windows 7 Professional 2.86%
Windows 10 Enterprise 1.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.06%
  France 2.35%
  United Kingdom 1.76%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Spain 1.18%
  Italy 1.18%
  Austria 0.59%
  Brazil 0.59%
  Germany 0.59%
  Hungary 0.59%
  Kuwait 0.59%
  Poland 0.59%
  Sweden 0.59%
  Singapore 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Lenovo 18.42%
ASUS 15.79%
Acer 10.53%
Apple 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Toshiba 2.63%
Alienware 1.32%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.41%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.27%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GT-UD3H 2.27%
Apple Inc. MacPro4,1 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-C 1.14%

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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