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Should I remove Microsoft Web Deploy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,160
United States Rank #1,496
Reach 0.5954%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.47 days
308.75 days >
Average installed length: 162.23 days


3.1237.1764 2.67%
3.1237.1763 35.39%
3.1237.1762 61.94%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5


Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 3.1237.1762, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named MSDeployIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.91 MB (6,201,344 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 40% of users of Microsoft Web Deploy come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{3674F088-9B90-473A-AAC3-20A00D8D810C}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3674F088-9B90-473A-AAC3-20A00D8D810C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5

Program executable:MSDeployIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • axnative.dll - Microsoft Web Deployment Tool (MSDeploy Native Support DLL)
  • msdeploy.exe - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions (Web Deploy)
  • msdepsvc.exe - Web Deployment Agent Service

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?

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 3.5, 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.

Win 10 57%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.43%
Windows 7 42.30%
Windows Vista 0.14%
Windows XP 0.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.22%
Windows 7 Professional 13.18%
Windows 8.1 12.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.30%
Windows 10 Home 6.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.14%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  France 3.61%
  Germany 3.13%
  Canada 2.97%
  Italy 2.57%
  India 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.34%
  Brazil 2.25%
  Australia 1.49%
  Turkey 1.49%
  Korea 1.32%
  Israel 1.31%
  Belgium 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.08%
Dell 22.06%
ASUS 15.62%
Acer 10.85%
Lenovo 9.35%
Toshiba 5.53%
Samsung 3.82%
Intel 1.79%
MSI 1.66%
Alienware 1.43%
Apple 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.37%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.28%

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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