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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Code?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,106
United States Rank #17,990
Reach 0.0150%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


0.10.8 6.16%
0.10.6 19.43%
0.10.5 1.42%
0.10.3 9.48%
0.10.2 5.69%
0.10.1 6.16%
0.9.2 17.54%
0.9.1 10.90%
0.8.0 23.22%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Visual Studio Code


Microsoft Visual Studio Code is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 0.8.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is code.exe. The software installer includes 15 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Code come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: code.visualstudio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Visual Studio Code\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Visual Studio Code\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Program executable:code.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\visual studio code\code.exe
Additional files:
  • d3dcompiler_47.dll - Direct3D HLSL Compiler for Redistribution
  • xinput1_3.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Microsoft Common Controller API)
  • msvcp120.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr120.dll
  • vccorlib120.dll - Microsoft ® VC WinRT core library

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Code?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Code from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Code 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 Code, 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 Code.

Win 8 84%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 83.89%
Windows 7 16.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.86%
Windows 10 Pro 28.91%
Windows 8.1 7.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.64%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.69%
Windows 7 Professional 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.77%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Russia 3.86%
  Canada 3.43%
  UA 3.43%
  Australia 3.00%
  France 3.00%
  Germany 2.58%
  Poland 2.58%
  Italy 2.15%
  Spain 1.72%
  South Africa 1.72%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Israel 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.69%
Dell 19.27%
ASUS 15.60%
Lenovo 15.60%
Acer 12.84%
Samsung 3.67%
MSI 1.83%
Toshiba 1.83%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.65%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.03%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.42%
LENOVO 20217 2.42%
LENOVO 20378 2.42%

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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