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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #985
United States Rank #1,192
Reach 0.7059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.25 days
656.52 days >
Average installed length: 344.95 days


10.0.40219 99.96%
10.0.31118 0.04%

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1

What is Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1?

This service pack release addresses issues that were found through a combination of customer and partner feedback, as well as internal testing. These service packs offer Visual Studio users improvements in responsiveness and stability, as well as completes some high-impact scenarios requested by customers. Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) will upgrade all editions and languages of Visual Studio 2010 you have already installed. If you install any other editions or languages of Visual Studio 2010 after SP1, you must reapply SP1. Visual Studio 2010 SP1 includes an update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.


The most common release is 10.0.40219, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Setup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 19.71 MB (20,662,619 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=208963
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\VS\vs10sp1\SetupCache\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\VS\vs10sp1\SetupCache\Setup.exe
Estimated size: 19.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1

Program executable:Setup.exe
Name:Microsoft® .NET Framework
Setup Installer
Additional files:
  • SetupUtility.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup)
  • Setup.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Setup Installer)
  • SetupEngine.dll - Setup Engine
  • SetupUi.dll - Setup UI Dll
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 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 2010 Service Pack 1, 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 2010 Service Pack 1.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.67%
Windows 10 21.61%
Windows Vista 3.35%
Windows XP 2.29%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.69%
Windows 7 Professional 20.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.84%
Windows 10 Home 5.58%
Windows 10 Pro 4.16%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.40%
  Germany 6.24%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  France 4.38%
  Canada 3.24%
  Italy 3.11%
  Japan 2.00%
  Netherlands 1.91%
  Brazil 1.75%
  India 1.70%
  Australia 1.67%
  Israel 1.44%
  Taiwan 1.31%
  Sweden 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.74%
Hewlett-Packard 24.34%
Acer 12.81%
ASUS 11.38%
Toshiba 4.77%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 3.14%
Intel 2.37%
Alienware 0.76%
MSI 0.72%
Apple 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.09%
ASUS All Series 4.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.87%
Dell XPS 8300 2.12%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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