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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,878
United States Rank #6,847
Reach 0.1400%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.63 days
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Average installed length: 180.22 days

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Microsoft WinUsb 2.0

What is Microsoft WinUsb?

WinUSB is a generic USB driver provided by Microsoft that enables the application to directly access the device through a simple software library. The library provides access to the pipes of the device. WinUSB exposes a client API that enables developers to work with USB devices from user-mode.

About  (from Microsoft)

Windows USB (WinUSB) is a generic driver for USB devices that was developed concurrently with the Windows Driver Frameworks (WDF) for Windows XP with SP2. The WinUSB architecture consists of a kernel-mode driver (Winusb.sys) and a user-mode dynamic link library (Winusb.dll) that exposes WinUSB functions. By using these...  Read more


The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,175,571 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\ie8\spuninst
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallwinusb0200$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
Estimated size: 1.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft WinUsb 2.0

  • spuninst.exe - Windows Service Pack-Deinstallation
  • updspapi.dll - Windows Servicing Setup-API
  • iecustom.dll - Windows® Internet Explorer (Setup-DLL für Internet Explorer)

How do I remove Microsoft WinUsb?

You can uninstall Microsoft WinUsb 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 WinUsb 2.0, 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 WinUsb.

Win XP 92%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.33%
Windows 7 1.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.51%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 99.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.48%
Windows 7 Professional 0.26%
IRAQI Windows XP 2012 0.04%
Windows Final 2009 0.04%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.42%
  India 6.09%
  Taiwan 5.52%
  Italy 4.71%
  Germany 4.41%
  United Kingdom 3.06%
  Spain 2.83%
  France 2.56%
  Indonesia 2.56%
  Romania 2.32%
  MA 2.02%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Iran 1.58%
  Mexico 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.71%
Intel 13.83%
Hewlett-Packard 11.89%
American Megatrends 10.73%
Acer 7.06%
Sahara 6.63%
Toshiba 2.38%
Samsung 1.15%
NEC 0.86%
Compaq 0.86%
ASUS 0.79%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.06%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.06%
Dell Latitude D630 2.38%

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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