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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,142
United States Rank #4,685
Reach 0.1319%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.21 days
478.17 days >
Average installed length: 251.24 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.0.40220 100.00%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time 3.0

What is Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time?

Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) is a set of tools that independent software vendors (ISVs) can use to build customization abilities into their applications for both automation and extensibility. Those customization abilities can be used by end-users to tailor the ISV's application within a managed extensibility environment just like VBA.

About  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications gives you a way to enable end users to customize your existing applications using Visual Basic and Visual C#. You can incorporate a custom integrated development environment (IDE) that is similar to the Visual Studio IDE into the application. End-user developers can use th...  Read more

Overview

The setup package is about 506 KB (518,144 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30749
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133405
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5A03C202-08B4-3F1D-9A60-A4F53EF1B636}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 506 KB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time 3.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications Design-Time 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 Tools for Applications Design-Time 3.0, 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 Tools for Applications Design-Time.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,142
 
REACH
~0.13%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.84%
Windows 7 48.73%
Windows Vista 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 19.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.86%
Windows 8 Pro 6.07%
Windows 10 Pro 5.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.76%
  India 4.16%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Germany 2.63%
  Brazil 2.53%
  Canada 2.45%
  France 2.42%
  Mexico 2.31%
  Italy 1.89%
  Iran 1.85%
  South Africa 1.71%
  Australia 1.60%
  Turkey 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.76%
Hewlett-Packard 24.81%
ASUS 10.72%
Lenovo 8.21%
Acer 6.89%
Toshiba 5.15%
GIGABYTE 4.55%
Samsung 2.88%
Intel 2.52%
MSI 0.96%
Apple 0.90%
Alienware 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.11%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.69%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.26%

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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