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Should I remove Microsoft Small Basic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,130
United States Rank #8,769
Reach 0.0574%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.82 days
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Average installed length: 384.71 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Microsoft Small Basic v1.0


Microsoft Small Basic v1.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 5.74 MB (6,021,120 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Microsoft Small Basic come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft\small basic
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7AAA27E4-CDB3-49C0-AA2D-41827C001BA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Small Basic v1.0

  • stringresources.dll - Small Basic String Resources (Microsoft Small Basic String Resources)
  • languageservice.dll - Microsoft Small Basic (Microsoft Small Basic Language Services)
  • sb.exe
  • smallbasiccompiler.exe - Microsoft.SmallBasic (Microsoft Small Basic Compiler)
  • toolframework.dll - Tool Framework
  • smallbasiclibrary.dll - Small Basic Library (Microsoft Small Basic Library)
  • componentmodel.dll - CSA Framework (ComponentModel)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sb.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{55DE8CE0-FB35-494D-AD41-547250D66E9F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Small Basic?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Small Basic v1.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Small Basic 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Small Basic v1.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Small Basic.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.84%
Windows 8 23.35%
Windows XP 6.71%
Windows Vista 5.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.02%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 8.1 7.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.39%
  United Kingdom 13.11%
  Germany 4.15%
  Belgium 4.04%
  Netherlands 3.72%
  Australia 3.61%
  Canada 3.50%
  France 2.40%
  Brazil 1.97%
  Italy 1.75%
  Japan 1.53%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Croatia 1.20%
  India 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.90%
Dell 22.75%
Acer 15.24%
ASUS 7.73%
Samsung 5.58%
Toshiba 4.94%
Lenovo 3.65%
Medion 2.15%
Intel 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.48%
ASUS All Series 3.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.14%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.24%

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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