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1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #33,840
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2.0.10620.00 13.73%
1.5.51026.0 56.86%
1.5.50917.0 13.73%

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Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010

What is Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010?  (from Microsoft)

PTVS is a free/OSS plugin that turns Visual Studio into a Python IDE. PTVS supports CPython, IronPython, Editing, Browsing, Intellisense, Debugging, Profiling, HPC Clusters, Multiple REPL’s, IPython, Django, and Cloud computing with Client Libraries for Windows, Linux and MacOS.


Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.5.51026.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.7 MB (3,878,912 bytes). 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 38% of users of Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pytools.codeplex.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msbuild\microsoft\visualstudio\v10.0\python tools
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{42AB2A92-BD50-4E64-9CCA-E7646923FBCB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010

  • microsoft.pythontools.azuresetup.exe - Python Tools for Visual Studio (Python Tools for Visual Studio Azure Setup Helper)
  • microsoft.pythontools.webrole.dll - Microsoft.PythonTools.WebRole
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.dll
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.ui.dll

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  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 Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010, 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 Python Tools for Visual Studio 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.00%
Windows 8 26.00%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.00%
Windows 7 Professional 26.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.93%
  France 6.90%
  Germany 6.90%
  Taiwan 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  BA 3.45%
  Turkey 1.72%
  PR 1.72%
  Saudi Arabia 1.72%
  AZ 1.72%
  Belgium 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.27%
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
ASUS 9.76%
Acer 9.76%
Lenovo 7.32%
Samsung 4.88%
Sony 4.88%
Toshiba 2.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.32%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 4.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.88%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.44%
Dell XPS 8500 2.44%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.44%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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