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Should I remove Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,166
United States Rank #3,384
Reach 0.1288%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.76 days
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Average installed length: 259.71 days


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Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows


Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.72 MB (2,854,912 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft xbox one controller for windows
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DC2CB48C-FD96-48EB-A36A-7D995BB587EB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows

  • xb1usb.sys - Xbox One Common Controller for Windows Driver
  • wdfcoinstaller01011.dll - WDF Coinstaller
  • dsetup.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft® DirectX para Windows® (Instalación de DirectX: parte de 32 bits)
  • dxsetup.exe - Depuración del programa de instalación de Microsoft DirectX

How do I remove Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows?

You can uninstall Microsoft Xbox One Controller for Windows 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 Xbox One Controller for Windows, 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 Xbox One Controller for Windows.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.99%
Windows 7 32.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 19.43%
Windows 10 Home 19.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.04%
Windows 10 Pro 12.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.76%
  France 7.76%
  United Kingdom 6.29%
  Canada 4.32%
  Germany 3.93%
  Italy 2.52%
  Australia 2.13%
  Brazil 1.50%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Spain 1.08%
  Saudi Arabia 0.99%
  Norway 0.96%
  Sweden 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.70%
Hewlett-Packard 19.70%
Acer 13.14%
Dell 11.65%
Lenovo 7.35%
Alienware 6.88%
Toshiba 5.71%
MSI 4.30%
Samsung 2.81%
Medion 1.09%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 21.29%
MSI MS-7821 3.53%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.59%
MSI MS-7917 2.59%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.24%
LENOVO 20378 2.12%

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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