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Should I remove Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #36,046
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1.0.1 96.55%
1.0.0 3.45%

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Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor


Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 72% of users of Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live skydrive
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5F1788B3-C9CE-4BAD-8293-3B622DA643D1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor

  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)

How do I remove Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor?

You can uninstall Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor 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 Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor, 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 Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor.

Win Vista (SP2) 52%
Win 7 (SP1) 10%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 51.72%
Windows XP 37.93%
Windows 7 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 34.48%
Windows Vista Home Basic 13.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.90%
Windows Vista Business 3.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.09%
  United Kingdom 13.95%
  South Africa 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Mexico 2.33%
  IQ 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 29.17%
Toshiba 8.33%
Gateway 8.33%
Sahara 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 8.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 4.00%
Dell Latitude D820 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 1520 4.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 4.00%
Dell Dimension E521 4.00%

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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