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Should I remove Microsoft WinUsb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,606
United States Rank #4,097
Reach 0.2362%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.12 days
475.59 days >
Average installed length: 249.89 days

Typically installed together

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft WinUsb 1.0

What is Microsoft WinUsb?

WinUSB is a generic USB driver provided by Microsoft, for their operating systems starting with Windows Vista but which is also available for Windows XP. It is aimed at simple devices that are accessed by only one application at a time (for example instruments like weather stations, devices that only need a diagnostic connection or for firmware upgrades).

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

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallwinusb0100$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"

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 1.0, 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 93%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.54%
Windows 7 1.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Windows Vista 0.13%
Windows 10 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.87%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.48%
Windows 7 Professional 0.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.09%
Windows Final 2009 0.04%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.73%
  Italy 5.52%
  Germany 5.41%
  India 4.34%
  France 3.78%
  United Kingdom 3.66%
  Spain 3.49%
  Israel 3.06%
  Brazil 2.54%
  Taiwan 2.34%
  MA 2.25%
  Canada 1.65%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Iran 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.93%
Intel 13.26%
Hewlett-Packard 12.58%
American Megatrends 10.98%
Acer 5.41%
Sahara 4.97%
Toshiba 2.76%
Samsung 1.44%
ASUS 0.72%
Lenovo 0.64%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 4.05%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 3.73%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.22%
INTEL DG31PR 3.01%

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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