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6% remove it94% keep it
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Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 65 files. WebUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of WinPhone8SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Micro Systemation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C39C37B0-E3CE-48ED-830F-F012639E24FD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WinPhone8SDK

  • AppleUtility.exe
  • Wizard.exe (by Micro Systemation AB) - XRY Extraction Wizard
  • XACT.exe (by Micro Systemation AB) - XACT
  • cryptopp.dll
  • GarXface4.dll (by Stemplewski Software) - Stemplewski Software GarXface4 (GarXface4)
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • libxlicense.dll - Micro Systemation License System (XLicense COM Server)
  • MSABLicApp.exe - MSABLicApp
  • PLViewDLL.dll
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • uninstall.exe - XLicense (Micro Systemation AB License System)
  • VPlayer.dll
  • ExtractService.exe - Micro Systemation XRY Forensic Pack (Forensic Pack Extract Service)
  • Interop.LibXLicense.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'LibXLicense'.
  • LicenseGeneral.dll - LicenseGeneral
  • LicenseServer.dll - LicenseServer
  • MSABLicenseServer.dll - MSABLicenseServer
  • USBClassLibrary.dll (by Lelong Technology) - USBClassLibrary
  • XPass.dll - XPass
  • CommonBase.dll - FilterBase
  • Converter.exe
  • DetailsPanel.dll - DetailPanel
  • ExportBridge.dll - ExportBridge
  • InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Charts.XamDataChart.v13.2.dll (by Infragistics) - Infragistics Ultimate (InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Charts.XamDataChart.v13.2)
  • InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Maps.XamGeographicMap.v13.2.dll (by Infragistics) - InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Maps.XamGeographicMap.v13.2
  • InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Maps.XamNetworkNode.v13.2.dll - InfragisticsWPF4.Controls.Maps.XamNetworkNode.v13.2
  • InfragisticsWPF4.DataVisualization.v13.2.dll - InfragisticsWPF4.DataVisualization.v13.2
  • InfragisticsWPF4.Editors.v13.2.dll - InfragisticsWPF4.Editors.v13.2
  • InfragisticsWPF4.Ribbon.v13.2.dll - InfragisticsWPF4.Ribbon.v13.2
  • InfragisticsWPF4.v13.2.dll - InfragisticsWPF4.v13.2
  • PdfSharp.dll (by empira Software GmbH, Cologne (Germany)) - PDFsharp
  • Syncfusion.Compression.Base.dll (by Syncfusion) - Syncfusion Essential Suite (Syncfusion.Compression.Base)
  • Syncfusion.Core.dll (by Syncfusion) - Syncfusion.Core
  • Syncfusion.Pdf.Base.dll - Syncfusion.Pdf.Base
  • XPassClr.dll
  • XRY Device Manual.exe - XRY Device Manual
  • XRY Support Tool.exe - XRY Support Tool
  • XRY.exe - Micro Systemation XRY (XRY)
  • AppleRecovery.exe
  • Case Backup.exe - Case Backup
  • ConvertXry2File.exe (by Micro Systemation) - XRY (Convert XRY 2.x File)
  • ConvertXry6File.exe - Convert XRY File To 6.0
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DeviceCleanup.exe (by Micro Systemation) - Device Cleanup
  • DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll (by Microsoft) - Open XML Format SDK 2.0 (DocumentFormat.OpenXml)
  • dumpwm.exe
  • ES_API.dll
  • Microsoft.Windows.Shell.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • MkDelta.dll - Decoder Handler for XACT
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • RibbonControlsLibrary.dll
  • SIMClone.exe - SimIdCloner (SIM ID Cloner)
  • SuppressWMOnConnect.exe - Micro Systemation Forensic Pack (Suppress Sync Dialog On Connection)
  • TaskbarNotification.dll - WPF Notify Icon
  • WebUpdate.exe - Web Update
  • WibuCmNET.dll (by WIBU-SYSTEMS AG, www.wibu.com) - CodeMeter
  • winmobile_client.exe
  • wkwin32.dll (by WIBU-SYSTEMS AG) - WIBU-KEY Software Protection & Licensing System (WibuKey Calling Driver)
  • WLEditor.exe - Watch List Editor
  • XCoreWrapper.dll - XCoreWrapper (XryCore C++ access layer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ExtractService.exe runs as a service named 'Micro Systemation Extract Service' (MsabExtractService) "This service acts as an RPC server for File IO requests from Micro Systemation XRY Forensic Pack.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • XryTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'XryTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\Micro Systemation\Forensic Pack\XryTray.exe.
  • SuppressWMOnConnect.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MsabWmdcSuppress' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Micro Systemation\Forensic Pack\SuppressWMOnConnect.exe" wmdc.exe updatewmc.exe WmdHost.exe.

How do I remove WinPhone8SDK?

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Or, you can uninstall WinPhone8SDK 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WinPhone8SDK, 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 WinPhone8SDK.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 10 Enterprise Tec... 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Brazil 12.50%
  Austria 12.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Intel 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 5049WVD 25.00%
LENOVO 3209F6P 25.00%
INTEL DZ77GA 25.00%
HP Z800 Workstation 25.00%


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