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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,936
United States Rank #11,727
Reach 0.0279%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 146.40 days
763.69 days >
Average installed length: 401.26 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.50727.1 100.00%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU

What is Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU?  (from Microsoft)

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Overview

Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is win8express_full.exe. The setup package is about 2.26 MB (2,371,169 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows XP. While about 53% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-for-windows-8
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{b6391d7a-479c-494c-a76f-cad96a8a73ac}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{b6391d7a-479c-494c-a76f-cad96a8a73ac}\win8express_full.exe" /uninstall
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 2.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU

Program executable:win8express_full.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{b6391d7a-479c-494c-a76f-cad96a8a73ac}\win8express_full.exe
MD5:a39e74f5a421a73ddb17bdef5dc2e7f8

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • win8express_full.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{b6391d7a-479c-494c-a76f-cad96a8a73ac}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{b6391d7a-479c-494c-a76f-cad96a8a73ac}\win8express_full.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\dd_win8express_full_20170320093410.log" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU 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 Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU 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 Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU, 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 Express 2012 for Windows 8 - ENU.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 99%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#11,936

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.26%
Windows XP 0.56%
Windows 8.1 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 22.41%
Windows 8.1 20.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8 9.44%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 8.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.82%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  Brazil 4.66%
  India 3.69%
  Canada 2.91%
  Australia 2.52%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Turkey 1.55%
  France 1.36%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Germany 0.97%
  Singapore 0.78%
  New Zealand 0.78%
  Philippines 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.54%
Dell 20.85%
ASUS 11.27%
Acer 10.70%
Samsung 8.73%
Toshiba 8.73%
Lenovo 7.32%
GIGABYTE 5.07%
Intel 2.54%
Alienware 1.69%
Apple 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.29%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.33%
ASUSTeK N56VJ 2.38%
ASUS All Series 2.38%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%

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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