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Should I remove Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,968
United States Rank #7,333
Reach 0.0518%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.35 days
216.88 days >
Average installed length: 113.95 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.100.26866 59.48%
8.100.26629 21.76%
8.100.26020 18.06%
8.100.25984 0.70%

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Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1

Overview

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 8.100.26866, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.41 MB (1,479,810 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{0e81cd1a-77e4-438c-8d0d-4f6eeaf2376e}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0e81cd1a-77e4-438c-8d0d-4f6eeaf2376e}\adksetup.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1

  • adksetup.exe - Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • adksetup.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{9277b0c4-2ca8-431b-b4e2-98daf4005ec0}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9277b0c4-2ca8-431b-b4e2-98daf4005ec0}\adksetup.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\adk\Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1_20140826.

How do I remove Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 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 Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1, 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 Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 72%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,968

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.06%
Windows 7 27.35%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Windows 8.1 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.25%
Windows 8.1 15.45%
Windows 10 Home 11.53%
Windows 10 Pro 9.83%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.47%
  Germany 13.17%
  United Kingdom 6.12%
  Netherlands 3.99%
  Canada 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%
  Australia 2.55%
  Austria 1.44%
  Belgium 1.10%
  France 1.10%
  Israel 0.93%
  Poland 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.85%
  Spain 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.68%
Dell 24.41%
ASUS 11.93%
Acer 8.86%
GIGABYTE 7.96%
Medion 5.24%
Lenovo 4.88%
Toshiba 3.07%
Intel 2.53%
Samsung 2.35%
MSI 1.27%
Alienware 1.27%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.28%
Dell XPS 8700 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.13%
MEDION MS-7848 2.13%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.77%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 1.77%

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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