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Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites


Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 11.0.50214, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 704 KB (720,896 bytes). 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 57% of users of Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133405
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft visual studio 11.0\common7\ide\xml
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{67ED5E8A-5C76-414E-AEB7-C5826AFF04AC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 704 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites

  • microsoft.xsldebugger.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 11 Developer Preview
  • microsoft.xsldebugger.host.exe - XSLT Execution Utility
  • diagnosticsremotehelper.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 11 Beta
  • diagnosticsscripthost.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.debugger.runtime.impl.dll - Managed Debugger In-process Helper DLL
  • vsdebugscriptagent.dll - Visual Studio Debugger Script Target Agent Implementation

How do I remove Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites?

You can uninstall Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites 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 Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites, 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 Visual Studio 11 Prerequisites.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 10 14%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.05%
Windows 10 13.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.28%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.65%
Windows 10 Home 4.65%
Windows 10 Pro 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 10.71%
  Germany 5.36%
  Norway 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  Austria 3.57%
  DK 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Switzerland 1.79%
  Finland 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Turkey 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Samsung 8.33%
Toshiba 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
ASUS 2.78%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 5.41%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 5.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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