84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,667
United States Rank #5,411
Reach 0.1499%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.79 days
259.35 days >
Average installed length: 136.27 days


12.0.30501 14.79%
12.0.30324 0.37%
12.0.21005.13 58.29%
12.0.21005.1? 0.03%
12.0.21005.1 26.51%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013


Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 12.0.21005.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vs_ultimate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 7.31 MB (7,670,091 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\vs_ultimate.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 7.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

Program executable:vs_ultimate.exe
Name:Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\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 '{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9e6e5a9b-6f0e-40ff-84fb-19cab458402e}\vs_ultimate.exe" /uninstall /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\dd_vs_ultimate_20151120211726.log" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013?

You can uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 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 2013, 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 2013.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.65%
Windows 7 36.31%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 21.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.81%
Windows 8.1 10.37%
Windows 7 Professional 9.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.92%
  India 3.37%
  United Kingdom 3.27%
  Germany 2.80%
  Italy 2.80%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Canada 2.63%
  Turkey 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.57%
  Iran 2.33%
  Egypt 1.83%
  Mexico 1.70%
  Sweden 1.43%
  Israel 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.45%
Dell 19.79%
ASUS 17.57%
Acer 10.48%
Lenovo 10.42%
Toshiba 6.32%
Samsung 2.66%
Intel 1.94%
Alienware 1.55%
MSI 1.16%
Apple 0.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.29%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.18%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.49%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.35%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.