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Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,897
United States Rank #4,508
Reach 0.2049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.14 days
328.61 days >
Average installed length: 172.66 days


11.0.50727.26 16.69%
11.0.50727.1W 0.05%
11.0.50727.1 83.26%

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Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

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

In Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012, you’ll find the agile processes, sophisticated management tools, and robust testing infrastructure that are essential for creating fast results and delighted customers. Eliminate the “no-repro” bug scenario through the IntelliTrace historical debugger which records file and reg...  Read more


Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 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_ultimate.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 7.12 MB (7,464,774 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 31% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-overview
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{e238e1a0-7fbd-4146-a4ac-d48badcdf3ae}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{e238e1a0-7fbd-4146-a4ac-d48badcdf3ae}\vs_ultimate.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

Program executable:vs_ultimate.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{e238e1a0-7fbd-4146-a4ac-d48badcdf3ae}\vs_ultimate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • vs_ultimate.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{e238e1a0-7fbd-4146-a4ac-d48badcdf3ae}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{e238e1a0-7fbd-4146-a4ac-d48badcdf3ae}\vs_ultimate.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\dd_vs_ultimate_20170608221715.log" /uninstall /quiet ignored /b.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 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 Ultimate 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 Ultimate 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.10%
Windows 10 42.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.08%
Windows 7 Professional 13.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.15%
Windows 8 Pro 8.22%
Windows 8.1 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.61%
  India 4.76%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Iran 3.06%
  Germany 2.76%
  Italy 2.72%
  Brazil 2.64%
  Mexico 2.27%
  Turkey 2.27%
  Canada 2.25%
  Taiwan 1.95%
  Egypt 1.78%
  Spain 1.70%
  Israel 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.72%
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
ASUS 14.52%
Acer 12.48%
Lenovo 7.51%
Toshiba 5.58%
Samsung 3.89%
Intel 2.19%
MSI 1.16%
Apple 0.69%
Alienware 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
ASUS All Series 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%

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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