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Should I remove Web Deployment Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,052
United States Rank #1,497
Reach 0.6532%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.97 days
677.70 days >
Average installed length: 356.08 days


1.1.0618 99.66%
1.1.0600 0.34%

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Web Deployment Tool

What is Web Deployment Tool?  (from Microsoft)

Web Deploy (msdeploy) simplifies deployment of Web applications and Web sites to IIS servers. Administrators can use Web Deploy to synchronize IIS servers or to migrate to newer versions of IIS. Web Deploy Tool also enables administrators and delegated users to use IIS Manager to deploy ASP.NET and PHP applications to ...  Read more


Web Deployment Tool is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.1.0618, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named MSDeployIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.23 MB (5,481,472 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 36% of users of Web Deployment Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{0F37D969-1260-419E-B308-EF7D29ABDE20}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0F37D969-1260-419E-B308-EF7D29ABDE20}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Web Deployment Tool

Program executable:MSDeployIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • msdepsvc.exe - Web Deployment Agent Service
  • msdeploy.exe - Web Deployment Tool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • msdepsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio Agente distribuzione Web' (MsDepSvc) "Servizio dell'agente remoto per Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001708802%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005758%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011330%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:42,835
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:756 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Web Deployment Tool?

You can uninstall Web Deployment Tool 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 Web Deployment Tool, 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 Web Deployment Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.28%
Windows 10 23.01%
Windows XP 3.33%
Windows Vista 2.28%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.65%
Windows 7 Professional 20.41%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  India 4.88%
  United Kingdom 3.75%
  Germany 3.28%
  France 2.96%
  Canada 2.70%
  Iran 2.50%
  Italy 2.19%
  Brazil 1.97%
  Taiwan 1.90%
  Israel 1.80%
  MA 1.55%
  Mexico 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.36%
Hewlett-Packard 24.66%
Acer 12.13%
ASUS 10.95%
Lenovo 5.02%
Toshiba 5.00%
Samsung 3.37%
Intel 2.50%
MSI 0.80%
Apple 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.21%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.87%
ASUS All Series 2.36%

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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