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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,512
United States Rank #4,895
Reach 0.1573%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.63 days
549.70 days >
Average installed length: 288.82 days


3.00.3003.0 0.74%
3.0.1325.4 97.61%
3.00.1325.3 1.45%
3.00.1124.1 0.19%

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Microsoft SOAP Toolkit 3.0

What is Microsoft SOAP Toolkit?  (from Microsoft)

With Document Type Definitions (DTDs), you can write markup rules that describe the structure of XML documents and that you can use to validate the structure of those documents. When XML 1.0 was originally specified, the DTD syntax (which is not XML-based) was inherited mainly from earlier markup languages, such as SGM...  Read more


Microsoft SOAP Toolkit 3.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 3.0.1325.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named mssoapt3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.87 MB (4,059,648 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 32% of users of Microsoft SOAP Toolkit come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10747
Help link: www.msdn.microsoft.com/xml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mssoap\binaries
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BCB4C18A-ACA6-4383-8688-E19933A705DD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SOAP Toolkit 3.0

Program executable:mssoapt3.exe
Name:Microsoft Soap Toolkit 3.0 Trace Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\mssoap\binaries\mssoapt3.exe
Additional files:
  • wsdlgen3.dll - Microsoft Soap SDK WSDL File Generator 3.0 (Microsoft Soap SDK WSDL Generator 3.0)
  • wsdlgen3.exe - Microsoft SoapToolkit 3.0 Wizard
  • wsdlstb3.exe - Microsoft Soap SDK 3.0 (Microsoft Soap SDK WSDLGen Helper 3.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mssoapt3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{28BEDBBB-2ACE-4556-AB50-E9E2D0B78EDD}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mssoapt3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MSSOAP\Binaries\MsSoapT3.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft SOAP Toolkit?

You can uninstall Microsoft SOAP Toolkit 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 SOAP Toolkit 3.0, 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 SOAP Toolkit.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.90%
Windows 10 28.21%
Windows XP 10.67%
Windows Vista 5.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.84%
Windows 7 Professional 17.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.48%
Windows 10 Home 9.90%
Windows 10 Pro 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.71%
  Canada 18.08%
  Spain 5.10%
  Germany 3.47%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Italy 2.78%
  Turkey 2.66%
  Brazil 2.29%
  France 2.21%
  Thailand 1.95%
  Poland 1.95%
  India 1.40%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Mexico 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.94%
Dell 26.67%
Acer 14.16%
ASUS 8.34%
Toshiba 6.48%
Samsung 3.46%
Lenovo 2.91%
Intel 2.20%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Sahara 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.68%
ASUS All Series 2.84%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.68%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.01%

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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