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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #35,649
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VersionDistribution 6.33% 6.33% 1.27% 30.38% 2.53% 12.66% 7.59% 1.27% 10.13% 3.80% 6.33% 5.06% 1.27% 1.27% 2.53% 1.27%

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NuGet Package Explorer

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NuGet Package Explorer is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of NuGet Package Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: npe.codeplex.com
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe dfshim.dll,ShArpMaintain NuGetPackageExplorer.application, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=0b2031bd070eaaee, processorArchitecture=x86

How do I remove NuGet Package Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove NuGet Package Explorer from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NuGet Package Explorer 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 NuGet Package Explorer, 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 NuGet Package Explorer.

Win 10 62%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.03%
Windows 7 37.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.72%
Windows 7 Professional 12.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.39%
Windows 10 Pro 10.13%
Windows 8 Pro 7.59%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.35%
  France 8.43%
  Brazil 4.82%
  Germany 3.61%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Canada 2.41%
  Switzerland 2.41%
  Romania 2.41%
  Australia 2.41%
  Sweden 2.41%
  Hong Kong 2.41%
  India 2.41%
  Italy 2.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.81%
Hewlett-Packard 25.42%
Lenovo 16.95%
ASUS 10.17%
Intel 3.39%
MSI 1.69%
Alienware 1.69%
Apple 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Samsung 1.69%
Acer 1.69%
Common models
ASUSTeK UX31E 3.13%
LENOVO 4270CTO 3.13%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.13%
HP EliteBook 8560w 3.13%
HP EliteBook 8470p 1.56%

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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