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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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11.0.50727.26 31.84%
11.0.50727.1 68.16%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

What is Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012?  (from Microsoft)

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Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 11.0.50727.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is vs_professional.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 7.17 MB (7,522,608 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012 come from France, it is also popular in MA and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{e890b438-fb7c-49d7-acf1-fbd061cb7cf7}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{e890b438-fb7c-49d7-acf1-fbd061cb7cf7}\vs_professional.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

Program executable:vs_professional.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{088bb946-f103-40c4-bb9a-8520059af2e3}\vs_professional.exe

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012 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 Professional 2012, 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 Professional 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.54%
Windows 10 42.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.67%
Windows 8.1 8.43%
Windows 8 Pro 6.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.07% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 49.07%
  MA 14.29%
  TN 11.18%
  United States 5.59%
  Canada 4.97%
  Switzerland 3.73%
  Belgium 3.11%
  DZ 3.11%
  NC 0.62%
  MU 0.62%
  Brazil 0.62%
  SN 0.62%
  Russia 0.62%
  Spain 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.81%
Hewlett-Packard 23.91%
Acer 15.22%
ASUS 14.49%
Samsung 6.52%
Lenovo 4.35%
MSI 2.17%
Toshiba 1.45%
Alienware 0.72%
Sony 0.72%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5520 3.36%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.52%
ASUSTeK X550CC 2.52%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 2.52%
ASUSTeK K56CB 1.68%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.68%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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