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Should I remove .NET Reflector Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,622
United States Rank #12,339
Reach 0.0331%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.95 days
293.53 days >
Average installed length: 154.23 days


VersionDistribution 0.15% 0.31% 0.46% 5.36% 1.23% 0.15% 0.46% 10.57% 4.90% 0.61% 22.97% 3.22% 1.23% 15.93% 7.04% 4.59% 6.13% 3.98% 5.36% 2.30% 0.92% 2.14%

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.NET Reflector Desktop

What is .NET Reflector Desktop?  (from Red Gate Software Ltd)

.NET Reflector enables you to easily view, navigate, and search through, the class hierarchies of .NET assemblies, even if you don't have the code for them. With it, you can decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic, and IL.


.NET Reflector Desktop is a software program developed by Red Gate Software Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Reflector.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 10.04 MB (10,525,929 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 35% of users of .NET Reflector Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reflector.net/reflector/red-gate/support
Help link: www.reflector.net/reflector/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Gate\.NET Reflector\Desktop 7.6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8C29805F-BD92-4AC2-849F-A2079266C396}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by .NET Reflector Desktop

Program executable:Reflector.exe
Name:.NET Reflector
Path:C:\Program Files\Red Gate\.NET Reflector\Desktop 7.6\Reflector.exe
Additional files:
  • Reflector.exe - .NET Reflector
  • RedGate.Reflector.DevPathSetter.exe - Reflector
  • ReflectorCmd.exe - .NET Reflector Console Application
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Reflexil.Reflector.AIO.dll (by mailto:[email protected]) - Reflexil

How do I remove .NET Reflector Desktop?

You can uninstall .NET Reflector Desktop 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 .NET Reflector Desktop, 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 .NET Reflector Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.11%
Windows 10 38.59%
Windows XP 1.84%
Windows Vista 0.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.05%
Windows 10 Pro 6.75%
Windows 8.1 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.11%
  France 5.20%
  United Kingdom 4.78%
  Germany 3.93%
  India 3.65%
  Canada 2.95%
  Netherlands 2.95%
  Italy 2.39%
  Australia 2.25%
  Iran 2.25%
  Russia 1.83%
  Israel 1.69%
  Sweden 1.54%
  DZ 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.53%
Hewlett-Packard 24.47%
Acer 16.49%
ASUS 12.50%
Lenovo 3.72%
Toshiba 2.93%
Alienware 2.13%
Intel 1.60%
Samsung 1.60%
Apple 1.06%
MSI 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.74%
Dell OptiPlex 755 3.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.11%

About Red Gate Software Ltd

Red Gate is a software company that primarily provides tools for database developers and administrators.
Publisher URL: www.red-gate.com


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