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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,634
United States Rank #14,330
Reach 0.0198%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.78 days
52.56 days >
Average installed length: 27.62 days

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU

What is Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU?  (from Microsoft)

If you cannot run a page locally, because you cannot run a Web server or because the application is not available to you locally, you can debug an application running on another server. In order to debug remotely, you must install the Visual Studio remote debugging components on the remote server. When you install Visu...  Read more


Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU is a software program developed by Microsoft. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 428.58 MB (449,399,985 bytes). 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 43% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU come from the United States, it is also popular in India and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=45396
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger (x64) - ENU\install.exe
Estimated size: 428.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU

  • AvVsPkDH.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® Visual Studio Application Verifier Debug Helper)
  • c1.dll - Microsoft® Visual C Compiler Front End
  • c1xx.dll - Microsoft® Visual C++ Compiler Front End
  • c2.dll - Microsoft® x64 Compiler Back End
  • cl.exe - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver
  • clui.dll - Microsoft® C/C++ Compiler Driver Satellite Resource DLL
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • install.exe - External Installer
  • install.res.1033.dll - UI Wrapper Resource DLL
  • lib.exe - Microsoft® Linker Stub
  • link.exe - Microsoft® Incremental Linker
  • linkui.dll - Microsoft® Incremental Linker Errors/Warnings/Messages
  • mcee.dll - MC++ Expression Evaluator
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject.dll - Visual C++ Primary Interop Assembly
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll
  • mpishim.exe - MPISHIM
  • msdbgui.dll - Microsoft Debugger Strings
  • msobj80.dll - Microsoft® Object File Parser
  • mspdb80.dll - Microsoft® Program Database
  • mspdbcore.dll
  • mspdbsrv.exe
  • msvb7.dll - Microsoft Visual Basic
  • msvb7ui.dll - Visual Basic Resource DLL
  • msvsmon.exe - Visual Studio Remote Debugging Monitor
  • rdbgwiz.exe - Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger Configuration Wizard
  • symsrv.dll - Symbol Server
  • vcbuild.exe - Visual C++ Project Builder Resource DLL
  • vcbuildui.dll
  • VCProjectAMD64Platform.dll - Visual C++ Project System Win64 (AMD64) Platform Provider
  • VCProjectEngine.dll - Visual C++ Build System Project Engine
  • VCProjectIA64Platform.dll - Visual C++ Project System Win64 (Itanium) Platform Provider
  • VCProjectUI.dll - Visual C++ Build System Package Resources
  • vjscompee.dll - Visual J#® Expression Evaluator
  • xdcmake.exe - Microsoft® XML Document Contents Merge Tool
  • PEVerify.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Framework PE, Metadata and IL Verification Tool)
  • RequiredPermissions.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • msvsmon.exe runs as a service named 'Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger' (msvsmon80) "Allows members of the Administrators group to remotely debug server applications using Visual Studio 2005. Use the Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugging Configuration Wizard to enable this service.".

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger (x64) - ENU from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU 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 Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger (x64) - ENU, 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 Studio 2005 Remote Debugger x64 - ENU.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.81%
Windows 10 15.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.52%
Windows Vista 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.54%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.19%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.60%
  India 6.18%
  France 3.75%
  Canada 3.31%
  United Kingdom 3.31%
  Italy 2.43%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Brazil 1.77%
  Vietnam 1.77%
  Israel 1.55%
  Iran 1.55%
  United Arab Emirates 1.32%
  Jordan 1.32%
  Saudi Arabia 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.93%
Hewlett-Packard 21.37%
ASUS 12.60%
Acer 9.54%
Lenovo 7.25%
Samsung 2.67%
Toshiba 2.67%
Intel 2.29%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 990 3.31%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.65%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.65%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.65%
Dell OptiPlex 980 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.65%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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