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7% remove it93% keep it
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Windows Azure Authoring Tools - June 2012 Release

What is Windows Azure Authoring Tools - June 2012 Release?  (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 Azure Authoring Tools - June 2012 Release is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named HLPIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 9.22 MB (9,670,656 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 43% of users of Windows Azure Authoring Tools - June 2012 Release come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\windows azure\.net sdk\2012-06\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{646A1C52-6194-4992-8D21-8D9E42AE820A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Azure Authoring Tools - June 2012 Release

Program executable:HLPIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.windowsazure.packaging.dll - Microsoft (R) Codename RD
  • microsoft.windowsazure.tools.vhd.dll
  • csencrypt.exe - Windows Azure SDK
  • cspack.exe - Windows Azure Packaging Tool
  • csupload.exe
  • microsoft.servicehosting.tools.msbuildtasks.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.servicemanagementclient.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storageclient.dll
  • servicedescription.dll
  • syscounterlistener.dll - Monitoring Agent System Performance Counter Listener
  • systemeventslistener.dll - Monitoring Agent Windows System Event Listener
  • monnettransport.dll - Monitoring Network Transportation
  • 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
  • microsoft.web.deployment.dll - Microsoft IIS Extensions (Web Deployment Framework)
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.dll
  • microsoft.web.platforminstaller.ui.dll
  • wacendpointpackage.exe - Self-Extracting Cabinet
  • mondiagnostics.dll - Monitoring Diagnostics
  • monagenthost.exe - Monitoring Agent 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
  • iisconfigurator.exe
  • microsoft.windowsazure.diagnostics.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.internal.runtimeserver.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.commands.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.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
  • policy.1.0.microsoft.windowsazure.serviceruntime.dll
  • remoteaccessagent.exe - Windows Azure Remote Desktop Agent
  • wahostbootstrapper.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Runtime Bootstrapper
  • waiishost.exe - Windows Azure Web Role Entry Point Host
  • waruntimeproxy.dll - Microsoft Windows Azure Service Runtime Proxy Library
  • wawebhost.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Web Host
  • waworkerhost.exe - Microsoft Windows Azure Worker Host

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Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.70%
Windows 8 16.60%
Windows Vista 1.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.17%
Windows 7 Professional 23.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.19%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.26%
Windows 8 Pro 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.81%
  United Kingdom 5.04%
  Canada 4.68%
  Germany 3.24%
  Israel 3.24%
  Taiwan 2.88%
  France 2.52%
  Brazil 2.16%
  Mexico 2.16%
  Sweden 2.16%
  Italy 1.80%
  Romania 1.80%
  Australia 1.44%
  DK 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.12%
Hewlett-Packard 21.17%
ASUS 11.68%
Acer 10.95%
Intel 5.84%
Samsung 4.38%
Lenovo 3.65%
Toshiba 3.65%
American Megatrends 2.19%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.44%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 2.44%
Dell Studio 540 2.44%

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