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Should I remove Python?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,061
United States Rank #17,901
Reach 0.0120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.36 days
254.64 days >
Average installed length: 133.79 days


3.3.3150 100.00%

Python 3.3.3


Python 3.3.3 is a program developed by Python Software Foundation. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is python.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 19.59 MB (20,537,344 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Python come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\python33
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{39B6EB84-331C-3657-AD2E-837537DDF04F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Python 3.3.3

Program executable:python.exe
Additional files:
  • py.exe - Python Launcher for Windows (Python Launcher for Windows (Console))
  • pyw.exe
  • python33.dll - Python (Python Core)
  • pythonw.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • freetype2410.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libpng15.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • libtiff.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • portmidi.dll
  • RemovePillow.exe
  • Removepyreadline.exe
  • Removespyder.exe
  • Removesympy.exe
  • SDL.dll
  • SDL_image.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL_image)
  • SDL_mixer.dll - SDL_mixer
  • SDL_ttf.dll - SDL_ttf
  • smpeg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • pythonw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E9535FDF-1480-4B61-AD10-F283755D6B30}' (runs on registration).
  • Removepyreadline.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61FC47B8-E3EF-4C11-9E85-1A02C1053E58}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Python?

You can uninstall Python 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 Python 3.3.3, 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 Python.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.90%
Windows 10 32.20%
Windows Vista 4.66%
Windows XP 4.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.64%
Windows 8.1 13.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Windows 7 Professional 11.91%
Windows 10 Home 5.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.91%
  United Kingdom 9.12%
  France 6.32%
  Germany 5.96%
  Netherlands 2.46%
  Italy 2.11%
  MA 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%
  Brazil 1.40%
  India 1.40%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Mexico 1.05%
  Indonesia 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.49%
Acer 22.82%
Dell 18.79%
ASUS 6.71%
Toshiba 6.71%
Lenovo 5.37%
Samsung 5.37%
Intel 2.68%
Alienware 2.01%
Medion 1.34%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%
Acer Aspire E1-531G 1.64%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.64%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.64%

About Python Software Foundation

The Python Software Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to the Python programming language.
Publisher URL: www.python.org/psf


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