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Should I remove Python?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,848
United States Rank #13,739
Reach 0.0189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 248.45 days
926.14 days >
Average installed length: 486.62 days


3.3.150 100.00%

Python 3.3.0

What is Python?  (from Python Software Foundation)

Python is a remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains. Python is often compared to Tcl, Perl, Ruby, Scheme or Java. Python lets you write the code you need, quickly. And, thanks to a highly optimized byte compiler and support libraries, Python code runs more...  Read more


Python 3.3.0 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 14 files and is usually about 19.05 MB (19,980,288 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 47% of users of Python come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.python.org
Installation folder: C:\python33
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{526B1417-92C1-3737-8247-4ABC49CCC8E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Python 3.3.0

Program executable:python.exe
Additional files:
  • pythonw.exe
  • inauguration_1993.txt.docx
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • RemoveCherryPy.exe
  • Removecx_Freeze.exe
  • Removeelementtree.exe
  • Removepsyco.exe
  • Removepyreadline.exe
  • RemovePythonCard.exe
  • Removescons.exe
  • Removetkintertable.exe
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • w9xpopen.exe

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 3.3.0, 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) 68%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.92%
Windows 10 16.62%
Windows XP 6.17%
Windows Vista 4.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.86%
Windows 7 Professional 12.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.95%
Windows 8.1 5.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.97%
  France 7.64%
  United Kingdom 6.29%
  Canada 3.60%
  Germany 3.60%
  Finland 2.70%
  India 2.02%
  Italy 2.02%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Australia 1.12%
  Spain 1.12%
  MA 1.12%
  Taiwan 1.12%
  Brazil 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.77%
Dell 20.49%
Acer 18.03%
ASUS 15.98%
Samsung 5.33%
Lenovo 4.92%
Toshiba 1.64%
Alienware 1.64%
Medion 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.23%
MSI 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.24%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.24%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.49%

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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