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Should I remove Microsoft Store Download Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,063
United States Rank #3,210
Reach 0.0606%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 566.58 days
1291.10 days >
Average installed length: 678.37 days


3.0.5617.1 17.50%
2.9.4919.1 10.55%
2.8.4431.2 24.62%
2.7.4126.0 4.77%
2.6.3411.2 16.67%
2.5.2219.1 23.20%
2.4.2011.2 1.34%
1.3.1020.3 1.34%

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Microsoft Store Download Manager

What is Microsoft Store Download Manager?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Download Manager enables you to download files simply and easily. It also makes downloading large files such as application and multimedia files quick and reliable. It was specifically designed to help users manage file downloads from supporting Microsoft Web sites. Once started, the Microsoft Download Ma...  Read more


Microsoft Store Download Manager is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.8.4431.2, 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 main program executable is dmc.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.04 MB (1,093,110 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 99% of users of Microsoft Store Download Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=123004&clcid=0x409
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=123003&clcid=0x409
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Apps\Dmc\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{797511D8-6C88-4605-B278-552756A3D4C3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Store Download Manager

Program executable:dmc.exe
Name:Microsoft® Store
Microsoft Store Download Manager Client
Additional files:
  • MicrosoftStoreDownloadManager.exe - Microsoft® Store (Microsoft Store Download Manager Client)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MicrosoftStoreDownloadManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D48CF5B3-C857-44AB-99AD-2DABFAD29DEF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Store Download Manager?

You can uninstall Microsoft Store Download Manager 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 Store Download Manager, 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 Store Download Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.86%
Windows 10 13.03%
Windows Vista 7.94%
Windows XP 3.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.48%
Windows 7 Professional 13.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.73%
Windows 10 Home 6.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.79%
  Netherlands 0.15%
  Canada 0.15%
  Australia 0.10%
  TZ 0.05%
  Singapore 0.05%
  Brazil 0.05%
  Thailand 0.05%
  Uruguay 0.05%
  UA 0.05%
  France 0.05%
  Kuwait 0.05%
  El Salvador 0.05%
  ET 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.85%
Hewlett-Packard 35.19%
Toshiba 10.88%
Acer 5.20%
ASUS 2.90%
Intel 2.42%
Samsung 1.81%
Lenovo 1.09%
Gateway 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.21%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.71%

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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