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1% remove it99% keep it
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Average installed length: 79.55 days

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Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN

What is Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN?  (from Microsoft)

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Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 vcsexpress.exe. The setup package generally installs about 98 files. 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 12% of users of Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-products
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=96782
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition with SP1 - ESN\setup.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN

Program executable:vcsexpress.exe
Name:Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008
Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft visual studio 9.0\common7\ide\vcsexpress.exe
Additional files:
  • iisresolver.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • MakeZipExe.exe
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.EntityDesigner.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Design.Package.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Tools.XmlDesignerBase.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.CSharp.Services.Language.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Debugger.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExportTemplate.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.Utilities.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.Utilities.Sync.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ORDesigner.Dsl.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ORDesigner.DslPackage.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TemplateWizard.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ToolBoxControlInstaller.dll
  • vshost.exe
  • vshost32.exe
  • atlprov.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Attribute Provider)
  • atlprovui.dll
  • bscmake.exe - Microsoft® Browse Information Maintenance Utility
  • bscmakeui.dll - Microsoft® Browse Information Maintenance Utility Errors/Warnings/Messages
  • c1.dll - Microsoft® Visual C Compiler Front End
  • c1xx.dll - Microsoft® Visual C++ Compiler Front End
  • c2.dll - Microsoft® 386 Compiler Back End
  • cl.exe - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver
  • clui.dll - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver Satellite Resource DLL
  • compluslm.dll - Complus Library Manager Package
  • csformatui.dll - Visual C#® Formatting Options
  • cvtres.exe - Microsoft® Resource File To COFF Object Conversion Utility
  • cvtresui.dll - Microsoft® Resource File To COFF Object Conversion Utility Errors/Warnings/Messages
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DeleteTemp.exe - Visual Studio Delete Temp Util
  • DevCfg.dll - Device Configuration Package
  • devenv.exe - Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • dumpbin.exe - Microsoft® Linker Stub
  • editbin.exe
  • guidgen.exe - Microsoft ® GUIDGEN Application
  • lib.exe
  • link.exe - Microsoft® Incremental Linker
  • linkui.dll - Microsoft® Incremental Linker UI Resources
  • Microsoft.Data.ConnectionUI.Dialog.dll - Microsoft Data Connection UI Dialog
  • Microsoft.Data.ConnectionUI.dll - Microsoft Data Connection UI
  • Microsoft.VisualC.STLCLR.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.ConfigurationUI.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.CSharp.Options.dll - Visual C#® Options
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Compatibility.dll - Visual Studio Data Compatibility
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.dll - Visual Studio Data Framework
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Host.dll - Visual Studio Data Host
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Interop.dll - Visual Studio Data Framework Interop Assembly
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Package.dll - Visual Studio Data Package
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Providers.Common.dll - Visual Studio Data Providers Common
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Data.Providers.SqlServer.dll - Visual Studio Data SQL Server Provider
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.DataTools.dll - Visual Database Tools
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.DataTools.Interop.dll
  • ml.exe - Microsoft® Macro Assembler
  • msdia90.dll - Microsoft® Debug Information Accessor
  • mspdbsrv.exe - Microsoft® Program Database
  • mssdi98.dll - Microsoft® SQL Debug Interface
  • msvbprj.dll - Visual Basic Project DLL
  • msvbprjUI.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • devenv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe'.

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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:
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition con SP1 - ESN.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.86%
Windows 10 17.14%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.82%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows 7 Starter 8.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.12%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Spain 9.09%
  Argentina 6.06%
  Israel 6.06%
  Peru 6.06%
  United Arab Emirates 3.03%
  Australia 3.03%
  Colombia 3.03%
  Egypt 3.03%
  Croatia 3.03%
  India 3.03%
  Italy 3.03%
  Jordan 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.93%
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
ASUS 11.11%
Dell 7.41%
American Megatrends 7.41%
Toshiba 3.70%
Sony 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X775 3.57%
Sony VPCEG35FL 3.57%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 3.57%
Positivo SW6H 3.57%
PositivoPIG41BA 3.57%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 3.57%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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