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Should I remove Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,278
United States Rank #5,883
Reach 0.1733%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.19 days
536.47 days >
Average installed length: 281.87 days

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Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard 1.53

What is Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard?

Microsoft has released Web Publishing Wizard version 1.6 for Windows 98 and version 1.53 for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 with Internet Explorer 4. Web Publishing Wizard makes it easy to post files and folders to the World Wide Web or an intranet by automating the process of copying files from your computer to a Web server.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/168636
Uninstaller: RunDll32 ADVPACK.DLL,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\wpie3x86.inf,WebPostUninstall

How do I remove Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard?

You can uninstall Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard 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 Publishing Wizard 1.53, 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 Publishing Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.40%
Windows XP 18.74%
Windows 10 14.26%
Windows Vista 3.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.55%
Windows 7 Professional 15.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.07%
Windows 8 Pro 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.14%
  India 12.89%
  Iran 5.61%
  Indonesia 4.62%
  United Kingdom 3.35%
  Germany 3.30%
  Philippines 3.16%
  IQ 2.56%
  Saudi Arabia 2.50%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Canada 2.01%
  Egypt 1.84%
  Israel 1.73%
  MA 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.10%
Hewlett-Packard 23.94%
Acer 14.37%
ASUS 7.02%
Intel 5.42%
Toshiba 5.28%
Lenovo 3.35%
Samsung 1.70%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Sahara 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.87%
SiComputer MS-7817 3.07%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.43%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.05%

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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