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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,452
United States Rank #28,527
Reach 0.0345%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.54 days
133.99 days >
Average installed length: 70.40 days


10.0.40219 61.23%
10.0.30319 38.77%

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Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU

What is Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU?  (from Microsoft)

Visual Studio 2010 gives you a free set of tools for putting your ideas into action. Create great applications for phone, cloud, mobile, desktop, and Web—all the while familiarizing yourself with the Visual Studio IDE. Build custom applications in Visual Basic, a fast and easy way to create .NET Framework-based Windows...  Read more


Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 10.0.40219, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 programs's main executable is vbexpress.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 229.81 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 123 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-products
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133405
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU\setup.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU

Program executable:vbexpress.exe
Name:Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010
Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft visual studio 10.0\common7\ide\vbexpress.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • WindowsAzureDebugger.exe - Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (WindowsAzureDebugger)
  • MakeZipExe.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010
  • Microsoft.LightSwitch.SecurityAdmin.exe
  • TCM.exe
  • TFSDeleteProject.exe
  • TFSLabConfig.exe
  • vsdiag_regwcf.exe
  • vshost.exe
  • vshost32.exe
  • vshost32-clr2.exe
  • vshost-clr2.exe
  • VSIXInstaller.exe
  • bscmake.exe - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® Browse Information Maintenance Utility)
  • BuildNotification.exe - Visual Studio Team Foundation Build Notifications
  • cl.exe - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver
  • cvtres.exe - Microsoft® Resource File To COFF Object Conversion Utility
  • DDConfigCA.exe - Microsoft DDConfig Custom Action
  • DeleteTemp.exe - Visual Studio Delete Temp Util
  • devenv.exe - Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • diffmerge.exe - Microsoft Diff and Merge
  • dumpbin.exe - Microsoft® Linker Stub
  • eDbgJit.exe - VSD Just In Time Debugger
  • editbin.exe
  • edm3.exe - VSD RPC Surrogate
  • lib.exe
  • link.exe - Microsoft® Incremental Linker
  • LSConfigCA.exe
  • ml.exe - Microsoft® Macro Assembler
  • mspdbsrv.exe - Microsoft® Program Database
  • msvsmon.exe - Visual Studio Remote Debugging Monitor
  • nmake.exe - Microsoft® Program Maintenance Utility
  • pgocvt.exe - Microsoft® Profile Guided Optimization Database to Object Converter
  • pgomgr.exe - Microsoft® Profile Guided Optimization Merge Utility
  • pgosweep.exe - Microsoft® Profile Guided Optimization Count Sweep Utility
  • setup.exe - Ausführbare Datei für den Suiteintegrations-Toolkit
  • StorePID.exe - Microsoft Product Activation
  • TF.exe - Microsoft Team Foundation Version Control Command-line
  • TFSBuild.exe - Microsoft Team Foundation Build Command-line
  • TFSFieldMapping.exe - Team Foundation Field Mapping Tool
  • TFSSecurity.exe - Microsoft Team Foundation Server Security Tool
  • undname.exe - Microsoft® C++ Name Undecorator
  • VCExpress.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express
  • vcpkgsrv.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ Package Server
  • VCSExpress.exe - Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express
  • vcupgrade.exe - Microsoft Visual VCUpgrade Tool
  • VPDExpress.exe - Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
  • VWDExpress.exe - Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010 Express
  • xdcmake.exe - Microsoft® XML Document Contents Merge Tool
  • errlook.exe - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (ERRLOOK MFC Application)
  • makehm.exe - Microsoft ® Makehm Application
  • UserControlTestContainer.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework UserControl Test Container)
  • WcfTestClient.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • vbexpress.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\vbexpress.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:229.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019127802%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00101507%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00089771%
0.015104% average
Memory:24.09 MB
User CPU:0.00009761%
Memory:18.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0001750403%
Kernel CPU:0.00011011%
User CPU:0.00006493%

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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  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 Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU, 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 Visual Basic 2010 Express - DEU.

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.01%
Windows 10 24.55%
Windows XP 3.44%
Windows Vista 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.80%
Windows 7 Professional 16.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.45%
Windows 8.1 7.23%
Windows 10 Pro 5.12%
Windows 10 Home 4.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.63% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.63%
  Austria 7.68%
  United States 7.39%
  Switzerland 3.69%
  Netherlands 0.89%
  France 0.74%
  United Kingdom 0.74%
  Luxembourg 0.59%
  Italy 0.44%
  Greece 0.30%
  Canada 0.30%
  Czech Republic 0.30%
  TN 0.15%
  Thailand 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 16.07%
Dell 14.88%
Medion 10.71%
ASUS 7.74%
Samsung 6.25%
Lenovo 4.17%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Intel 1.49%
Sahara 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.97%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.97%
ASUS All Series 2.48%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.48%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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