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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,625
United States Rank #33,616
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.41 days
456.78 days >
Average installed length: 240.00 days

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français

What is Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français?

The Visual Studio remote debugger enables you to run, debug, profile, and test a Windows Store app that is running on one device from a second computer that is running Visual Studio. Running on a remote device can be especially effective when the Visual Studio computer does not support functionality that is specific to Windows Store apps, such as touch, geo-location, and physical orientation.


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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 12.27 MB (12,862,001 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

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 Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light (x64) - FRA\install.exe
Estimated size: 12.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français

  • WDE.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® Extensions for Windows® Workflow Foundation (Workflow Debug Engine)
  • iisresolver.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • vsdiag_regwcf.exe
  • vsdiag_regwcf.resources.dll
  • AvVsPkDH.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® Visual Studio Application Verifier Debug Helper)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • install.exe - External Installer
  • install.res.1031.dll - Ressourcen-DLL für UI-Wrapper
  • install.res.1033.dll - UI Wrapper Resource DLL
  • install.res.1036.dll
  • mcee.dll - MC++ Expression Evaluator
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Debugger.Runtime.Impl.dll - Managed Debugger In-process Helper DLL
  • mpishim.exe - MPISHIM
  • msdbgui.dll - Microsoft Debugger Strings
  • msvb7.dll - Microsoft Visual Basic
  • msvb7ui.dll - Visual Basic Resource DLL
  • msvsmon.exe - Visual Studio Remote Debugging Monitor
  • rdbgwiz.exe - Visual Studio Remote Debugger Configuration Wizard
  • symsrv.dll - Symbol Server
  • Microsoft.XslDebugger.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Visual Studio .NET Framework Designer)
  • Microsoft.Xsldebugger.Host.exe - Visual Studio .NET XSLT Execution Utility
  • Microsoft.Xsldebugger.Host.resources.dll
  • Microsoft.XslDebugger.Resources.dll - Concepteur Visual Studio .NET Framework

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • msvsmon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{76BD6EE4-8B20-4DBE-A2C1-88021F218913}' (runs on registration).
  • msvsmon.exe runs as a service named 'Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger' (msvsmon90) "Allows members of the Administrators group to remotely debug server applications using Visual Studio 2008. Use the Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugging Configuration Wizard to enable this service.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • msvsmon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\Remote Debugger\x86\msvsmon.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français 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 Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light (x64) - Français, 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 Studio 2008 Remote Debugger Light x64 - Français.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.32%
Windows 10 30.69%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.31%
Windows 7 Professional 17.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.88%
Windows 10 Home 8.91%
Windows 8.1 7.59%
Windows 8 Pro 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.70% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 47.70%
  United States 11.18%
  MA 6.91%
  Canada 4.93%
  Belgium 4.61%
  DZ 3.62%
  TN 3.62%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%
  United Kingdom 1.32%
  Poland 0.99%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  Germany 0.66%
  Sweden 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.44%
ASUS 21.13%
Acer 19.07%
Dell 12.37%
Toshiba 5.67%
Lenovo 2.58%
Samsung 2.58%
Intel 1.03%
Sony 1.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.47%
HP Z400 Workstation 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.78%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 2.08%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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