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Microsoft Web Farm Framework Version 2.2

What is Microsoft Web Farm Framework?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Web Farm Framework (WFF) 2.2 for IIS 7 simplifies the provisioning, scaling, and management of multiple servers for administrators and hosting providers. Administrators can seamlessly provision multiple servers, deploy content to them, and use them to enable elastic scaling. Using the Web Farm Framework, ...  Read more


Microsoft Web Farm Framework Version 2.2 is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 655.5 KB (671,232 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of Microsoft Web Farm Framework come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis\microsoft web farm framework
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{48EA1404-F012-4417-907A-478C2FF6F310}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 655.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Web Farm Framework Version 2.2

  • microsoft.web.farm.dll - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions (Web Farm Framework 2.0)
  • webfarmservice.exe - WebFarm Service
  • wffextension.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • webfarmservice.exe runs as a service named 'Web Farm Controller Service' (WebFarmService) "Web Farm Controller Service".

How do I remove Microsoft Web Farm Framework?

You can uninstall Microsoft Web Farm Framework 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 Farm Framework Version 2.2, 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 Farm Framework.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Canada 11.11%
  Finland 11.11%
  India 11.11%
  Korea 11.11%
  Netherlands 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 16.67%
Dell Vostro 3400 16.67%
Dell Precision M4400 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 545 16.67%
Dell Dell DXP061 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5738 16.67%

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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