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Should I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,016
United States Rank #5,942
Reach 0.0785%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.02 days
944.47 days >
Average installed length: 496.25 days


2.0.1070 89.26%
2.0.1046 6.39%
2.0.1042 4.35%

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Microsoft Web Deploy 2.0

Remove Microsoft Web Deploy 2.0
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What is Microsoft Web Deploy?  (from Microsoft)

The Web Deployment Tool simplifies the migration, management and deployment of IIS Web servers, Web applications and Web sites. Administrators can use command-line scripting with the Web Deployment Tool to synchronize IIS 6.0 and IIS 7.0 servers or to migrate an IIS 6.0 server to IIS 7.0. The Web Deployment Tool also e...  Read more


Microsoft Web Deploy 2.0 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.0.1070, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is MSDeployIcon.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 5.21 MB (5,461,504 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 45% of users of Microsoft Web Deploy come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25230
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{5134B35A-B559-4762-94A4-FD4918977953}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5134B35A-B559-4762-94A4-FD4918977953}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Deploy 2.0

Program executable:MSDeployIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • msdepsvc.exe - Web Deployment Agent Service
  • msdeploy.exe - Web Deploy

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • msdepsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio Agente distribuzione Web' (MsDepSvc) "Servizio dell'agente remoto per Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001708802%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005758%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011330%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:42,835
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:756 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Web Deploy 2.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Web Deploy 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 Web Deploy 2.0, 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 Web Deploy.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.18%
Windows 10 12.31%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows XP 6.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.82%
Windows 7 Professional 20.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.78%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.44%
  United Kingdom 6.31%
  Germany 5.27%
  Canada 3.51%
  France 2.96%
  Italy 2.63%
  Israel 2.58%
  Australia 2.09%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Belgium 1.48%
  India 1.48%
  Brazil 1.37%
  Japan 1.32%
  Spain 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.40%
Hewlett-Packard 24.91%
Acer 11.26%
ASUS 7.17%
Toshiba 5.12%
Intel 4.55%
Samsung 3.30%
Lenovo 1.71%
Sony 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.43%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.72%
Dell XPS 8300 2.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.17%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.90%

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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