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4% remove it96% keep it
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Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks 2.0

What is Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks?  (from Microsoft)

Power Packs are free Add-Ins, Controls, Components, and Tools for you to use with Visual Basic to make developing great applications even easier. Visual Basic Power Pack 2.0 contains a DataRepeater control, Line and Shape controls, PrintForm component, and Printer Compatibility Library all rolled into one download.


Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks 2.0 is a program developed by Microsoft. The setup package is about 567.5 KB (581,120 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=71502
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\My documents\microsoft visual basic 2005 power packs\2.0\samples\printform\my project
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F17B8386-A74A-4E4E-A7DD-435372991E14}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 567.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Basic PowerPacks 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 Visual Basic PowerPacks 2.0, 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 Visual Basic PowerPacks.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.33%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows XP 11.00%
Windows Vista 6.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.56%
Windows 7 Professional 17.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.37%
Windows 10 Home 2.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.33%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  Canada 3.49%
  Australia 3.22%
  TN 2.95%
  Mexico 2.68%
  Germany 2.41%
  France 2.14%
  Belgium 1.88%
  Spain 1.88%
  India 1.88%
  Italy 1.88%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Poland 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 26.53%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 8.67%
ASUS 8.16%
Intel 3.57%
Lenovo 1.53%
Sahara 1.02%
Samsung 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
Dell XPS 8300 3.33%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.67%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.67%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.67%

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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