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Should I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,267
United States Rank #1,801
Reach 0.2808%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.44 days
249.09 days >
Average installed length: 130.88 days


10.0.1981 5.71%
10.0.1973 0.02%
10.0.1972 4.66%
3.1238.1962 61.22%
3.1238.1955 28.39%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6


Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 3.1238.1962, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named MSDeployIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 5.68 MB (5,951,488 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 59% of users of Microsoft Web Deploy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis\microsoft web deploy v3
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{ED4CC1E5-043E-4157-8452-B5E533FE2BA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6

Program executable:MSDeployIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.web.delegation.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Web Deployment Framework
  • microsoft.web.deployment.powershell.dll - Web Deployment PowerShell Framework
  • msdeploy.exe - Web Deploy
  • microsoft.web.deployment.tracing.dll - Microsoft® CoReXT (Microsoft Web Deployment Tracing)
  • msdeploy.resources.dll - Système d'exploitation Microsoft (R) Windows (R)
  • msdepsvc.resources.dll
  • axnative.dll - Microsoft Web Deployment Tool (MSDeploy Native Support DLL)

How do I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6, 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 Web Deploy.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.95%
Windows 7 16.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 34.96%
Windows 10 Pro 29.99%
Windows 7 Professional 5.75%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.54%
  Germany 4.92%
  Italy 4.71%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  France 3.27%
  Netherlands 2.71%
  Spain 1.60%
  Brazil 1.36%
  Canada 1.31%
  Singapore 1.08%
  Poland 0.97%
  Australia 0.93%
  DK 0.77%
  Sweden 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.61%
Dell 18.91%
ASUS 17.40%
Acer 13.34%
Lenovo 12.50%
Toshiba 3.25%
MSI 2.98%
Samsung 2.14%
Alienware 1.32%
Intel 1.05%
Apple 0.51%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.02%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.22%
HP HP Notebook 3.07%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.85%
LENOVO 20378 2.55%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.87%

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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