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6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,733
United States Rank #13,982
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 476.61 days


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Windows Azure Authoring Tools - v2.0

What is Windows Azure Authoring Tools -?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio 2010 SP1/ Visual Studio 2012 to enable the creation, configuration, building, debugging, running, packaging and deployment of scalable web applications and services on Windows Azure.

Windows Azureā„¢ is a cloud services operating system that ser...  Read more


Windows Azure Authoring Tools - v2.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named HLPIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,725,632 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 45% of users of Windows Azure Authoring Tools - come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38797
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\windows azure\.net sdk\v2.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{62B64BEE-182F-4B1D-8D92-905FA8737AFE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Azure Authoring Tools - v2.0

Program executable:HLPIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.windowsazure.packaging.dll - Microsoft (R) Codename RD
  • csencrypt.exe - Windows Azure SDK
  • cspack.exe - Windows Azure Packaging Tool
  • csupload.exe
  • microsoft.servicehosting.tools.msbuildtasks.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.consoleapputils.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.servicemanagementclient.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storageclient.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.sync.dll
  • servicedescription.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.tools.vhd.dll - Windows© Azure®
  • syscounterlistener.dll - Monitoring Agent System Performance Counter Listener
  • systemeventslistener.dll - Monitoring Agent Windows System Event Listener
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.dll - Microsoft Web Platform Extensions
  • monnettransport.dll - Monitoring Network Transportation
  • webpicmd.exe
  • filelistener.dll - Monitoring Agent File Listener
  • monconfig.dll - Monitoring Agent Configuration
  • mswasri.dll - Microsoft® RD Runtime Library
  • rdbcapi.dll - RD Block Compression Library
  • monevents.dll - Monitoring Events Interface
  • montables.dll - Monitoring Table Management
  • mondiagnostics.dll - Monitoring Diagnostics
  • iisconfigurator.exe - Windows Azure Runtime
  • microsoft.windowsazure.internal.runtimeserver.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.dll
  • monagenthost.exe - Monitoring Agent Host
  • waiishost.exe - Windows Azure Web Role Entry Point Host
  • waworkerhost.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Worker Host
  • monagent.dll - Monitoring Agent DLL
  • monquery.dll - Monitoring Query DLL
  • secutil.dll - Security Utilities
  • csvhdprep.exe
  • csvhdverify.exe
  • diagnostics.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Diagnostics Native Code Library
  • diagnosticsagent.exe - Windows Azure Diagnostics Agent
  • microsoft.windowsazure.diagnostics.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.diagnostics.storageutility.dll - Windows Azure Diagnostics Storage Utility
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.commands.dll
  • msshrtmi.dll - Microsoft® Native Runtime Managed Interop Library
  • mswacdmi.dll - Microsoft® Windows Azure Drive Managed Interop Library
  • mswapd.dll
  • mswapra.dll
  • mswasr.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Service Runtime Native Code Library
  • remoteaccessagent.exe - Windows Azure Remote Desktop Agent
  • wahostbootstrapper.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Runtime Bootstrapper
  • waruntimeproxy.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Service Runtime Proxy Library

How do I remove Windows Azure Authoring Tools -?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Azure Authoring Tools - v2.0 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 Azure Authoring Tools - 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 Azure Authoring Tools - v2.0, 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 Azure Authoring Tools -.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.45%
Windows 8 43.23%
Windows Vista 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.94%
Windows 7 Professional 14.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.42%
Windows 8 Pro 10.10%
Windows 8.1 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.58%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  France 3.41%
  Japan 3.10%
  Australia 2.48%
  Brazil 2.48%
  Canada 2.48%
  Israel 2.48%
  Italy 2.48%
  Turkey 2.17%
  Taiwan 2.17%
  India 1.86%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  New Zealand 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.22%
Dell 25.57%
ASUS 10.05%
Acer 7.31%
Lenovo 7.31%
Samsung 4.57%
Toshiba 4.57%
Intel 2.74%
Apple 1.83%
Alienware 1.83%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.90%
LENOVO 4270CTO 2.90%
HP EliteBook 8570w 2.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.17%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.17%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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