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3% remove it97% keep it
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MinGW 5.1.4

What is MinGW?  (from MinGW)

MinGW, a contraction of "Minimalist GNU for Windows", is a minimalist development environment for native Microsoft Windows applications. MinGW provides a complete Open Source programming tool set which is suitable for the development of native MS-Windows applications, and which do not depend on any 3rd-party C-Runtime...  Read more


MinGW 5.1.4 is a software program developed by MinGW. The primary executable is named MinGW-5.1.4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 44% of users of MinGW come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mingw.org
Installation folder: C:\MinGW
Uninstaller: C:\MinGW\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by MinGW 5.1.4

Program executable:MinGW-5.1.4.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MinGW-5.1.4.exe
  • MSYS-1.0.10.exe
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove MinGW?

Quickly and completely remove MinGW 5.1.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MinGW 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MinGW 5.1.4, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 MinGW.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.28%
Windows 8 17.95%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.26%
Windows 8.1 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.23%
  France 9.62%
  Sweden 5.77%
  Japan 3.85%
  Spain 3.85%
  Poland 3.85%
  BH 1.92%
  Taiwan 1.92%
  Norway 1.92%
  Switzerland 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  Australia 1.92%
  Russia 1.92%
  Mexico 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.24%
Hewlett-Packard 24.24%
Dell 12.12%
Acer 12.12%
Sony 6.06%
Lenovo 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
Gateway 3.03%
Compaq 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 3.13%
Sony VPCSA4AJ 3.13%
Sony SVS1511C5E 3.13%
MSI MS-7673 3.13%
LENOVO 20B6S02C00 3.13%


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