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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,897
United States Rank #4,462
Reach 0.1072%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.30 days
244.71 days >
Average installed length: 128.57 days


14.0.23107.178 11.12%
14.0.23107.156 8.76%
14.0.23107.135 0.05%
14.0.23107.10 80.07%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015


Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 14.0.23107.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vs_community.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 4.95 MB (5,191,537 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{50b32652-69d2-4b93-9316-edcd12067b8b}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{50b32652-69d2-4b93-9316-edcd12067b8b}\vs_community.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 4.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015

Program executable:vs_community.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{50b32652-69d2-4b93-9316-edcd12067b8b}\vs_community.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • vs_community.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{4f075c79-8ee3-4c85-9408-828736d1f7f3}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{4f075c79-8ee3-4c85-9408-828736d1f7f3}\vs_community.exe" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 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 Community 2015, 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 Community 2015.

Win 10 80%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 80.31%
Windows 7 19.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.04%
Windows 10 Pro 25.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.70%
Windows 8.1 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 5.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.35%
  United Kingdom 5.18%
  Italy 4.59%
  Germany 3.77%
  Canada 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.43%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Australia 1.73%
  France 1.65%
  India 1.45%
  Spain 1.33%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Turkey 1.22%
  DK 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.47%
Hewlett-Packard 19.38%
Dell 18.00%
Acer 13.18%
Lenovo 11.97%
Toshiba 4.48%
MSI 2.84%
Samsung 2.76%
Alienware 1.72%
Intel 1.12%
Apple 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.23%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.50%
LENOVO 20378 3.31%
Dell Inspiron 5558 2.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.21%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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