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Should I remove WCF RIA Services Toolkit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Global Rank #38,046
United States Rank #36,860
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4.1.51201.0 7.27%
4.1.51027.0 1.82%
4.0.50506.0 70.91%
4.0.50401.0 20.00%

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WCF RIA Services Toolkit

What is WCF RIA Services Toolkit?  (from Microsoft)

The WCF RIA Services Toolkit is a collection of forward looking features made available outside the normal RIA Services release cycle. A product of the WCF RIA Services product team, the Toolkit adds new functionality quickly for developers and provides the community an efficient way to help shape product development b...  Read more


WCF RIA Services Toolkit is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 4.0.50506.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,064,448 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 43% of users of WCF RIA Services Toolkit come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26939
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\ria services\v1.0\toolkit\libraries\server
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7DC3DE95-7B7D-47FD-9EF2-D0198FDC0C9E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WCF RIA Services Toolkit

  • microsoft.visualstudio.servicemodel.clientcodegeneration.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • microsoft.servicemodel.domainservices.hosting.dll - WCF RIA Services (Microsoft.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Hosting.EndPoints)
  • microsoft.servicemodel.domainservices.linqtosql.dll - Microsoft.ServiceModel.DomainServices.LinqToSql
  • microsoft.servicemodel.domainservices.tools.texttemplate.dll - Microsoft.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Tools.TextTemplate
  • microsoft.servicemodel.domainservices.windowsazure.dll - Microsoft.ServiceModel.DomainServices.WindowsAzure
  • microsoft.web.domainservices.webcontrols.design.dll - DomainDataSource (Microsoft.Web.DomainServices.WebControls.Design)
  • microsoft.web.domainservices.webcontrols.dll - Microsoft.Web.DomainServices.WebControls

How do I remove WCF RIA Services Toolkit?

You can uninstall WCF RIA Services Toolkit 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 WCF RIA Services Toolkit, 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 WCF RIA Services Toolkit.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.18%
Windows 10 10.91%
Windows Vista 7.27%
Windows XP 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.45%
Windows 7 Professional 21.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.82%
Windows 10 Pro 5.45%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.65%
  India 10.29%
  United Kingdom 7.35%
  Brazil 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  Argentina 2.94%
  Egypt 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Taiwan 1.47%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Norway 1.47%
  Korea 1.47%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Pakistan 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 15.56%
ASUS 15.56%
Lenovo 13.33%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 4.44%
Packard Bell 2.22%
Intel 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Common models
Dell Studio 540 4.55%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 4.55%
ASUS All Series 4.55%
Packard Bell BV IMEDIA MC... 2.27%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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