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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
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,955
United States Rank #5,653
Reach 0.0907%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.08 days
90.74 days >
Average installed length: 47.68 days


14.0.23107.156 6.57%
14.0.23107.135 0.08%
14.0.23107.10 93.35%

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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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% 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 '{10569041-3f7b-4637-80ae-53dd6f8aed08}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{10569041-3f7b-4637-80ae-53dd6f8aed08}\vs_community.exe" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015?

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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 8 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 77.93%
Windows 7 22.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 30.85%
Windows 10 Pro 24.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.46%
Windows 8.1 6.73%
Windows 7 Professional 6.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.70%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  Italy 3.77%
  Germany 3.58%
  Canada 3.11%
  Brazil 2.65%
  India 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Australia 1.79%
  Sweden 1.72%
  Spain 1.52%
  Turkey 1.52%
  France 1.32%
  Mexico 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.98%
Hewlett-Packard 18.98%
Dell 16.93%
Lenovo 12.70%
Acer 12.70%
Toshiba 4.09%
Samsung 3.21%
MSI 3.07%
Alienware 1.75%
Intel 1.17%
Apple 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.26%
Dell Inspiron 3847 4.12%
LENOVO 20378 3.30%
Dell Inspiron 5558 3.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.02%
MSI MS-7821 2.75%

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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