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SlimDX SDK January 2012


SlimDX SDK January 2012 is a software program developed by SlimDX Group. The setup package generally installs about 5 files. 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 56% of users of SlimDX SDK January 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimdx sdk (january 2012)\directx redist
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8472BE38-4100-44EB-96D5-6B0D936EE1C6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SlimDX SDK January 2012

  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • pixplug.exe
  • slimdx.dll

How do I remove SlimDX SDK January 2012?

You can uninstall SlimDX SDK January 2012 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 SlimDX SDK (January 2012), 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 SlimDX SDK January 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.57%
Windows 10 42.86%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.71%
Windows 10 Home 8.93%
Windows 10 Pro 7.14%
Windows 8 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.34%
  Germany 5.63%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Italy 4.23%
  Canada 2.82%
  Hungary 2.82%
  Taiwan 2.82%
  Argentina 1.41%
  Austria 1.41%
  BG 1.41%
  Chile 1.41%
  Czech Republic 1.41%
  DK 1.41%
  Spain 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.91%
Dell 25.58%
ASUS 11.63%
Acer 11.63%
Lenovo 6.98%
Toshiba 2.33%
Gateway 2.33%
Apple 2.33%
Alienware 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 4.44%
ASUS All Series 4.44%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 2.22%
Apple Inc. iMac14,2 2.22%
Alienware M17xR4 2.22%


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