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Should I remove Microsoft WSE SP3 Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,483
United States Rank #3,951
Reach 0.1178%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.27 days
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Average installed length: 205.74 days


2.0.5050.0 100.00%

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Microsoft WSE 2.0 SP3 Runtime

What is Microsoft WSE SP3 Runtime?

Web Services Enhancements 2.0 SP3 for Microsoft® .NET (WSE) is a supported add-on to Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework that enables developers to build secure Web services based on the latest Web services protocol specifications.

About  (from Microsoft)

WSE 2.0 SP3 simplifies the development and deployment of secure Web services by enabling developers and administrators to more easily apply security policies on Web services running on the .NET Framework. Using WSE, Web services communication can be signed and encrypted using Kerberos tickets, X.509 certificates, usern...  Read more


The main program executable is Microsoft.Web.Services2.dll. The setup package is about 692 KB (708,608 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=10708&clcid=0x409
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft WSE\v2.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F3CA9611-CD42-4562-ADAB-A554CF8E17F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 692 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft WSE 2.0 SP3 Runtime

Program module:Microsoft.Web.Services2.dll
Name:Web Services Enhancements 2.0 for Microsoft .NET
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft WSE\v2.0\Microsoft.Web.Services2.dll
  • Microsoft.Web.Services2.dll - Web Services Enhancements 2.0 for Microsoft .NET

How do I remove Microsoft WSE SP3 Runtime?

You can uninstall Microsoft WSE SP3 Runtime 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 WSE 2.0 SP3 Runtime, 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 WSE SP3 Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.25%
Windows 10 24.96%
Windows Vista 20.01%
Windows XP 7.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.20%
Windows 7 Professional 17.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.67%
Windows 10 Home 5.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.97%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Switzerland 4.21%
  Germany 3.73%
  France 3.35%
  Italy 3.00%
  Spain 2.28%
  Portugal 1.90%
  Canada 1.69%
  Poland 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  India 1.48%
  Turkey 1.14%
  Brazil 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.96%
Hewlett-Packard 21.40%
Gateway 20.75%
ASUS 8.69%
Acer 8.47%
Lenovo 4.67%
Toshiba 3.36%
Samsung 2.34%
Intel 1.90%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Common models
Gateway GT5620 3.86%
ASUS All Series 3.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.02%
Gateway GM5626 2.85%
Gateway MT6728 ... 2.85%
Gateway M-6750 ... 2.68%

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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