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1.8.31004.1351 67.16%

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Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release

What is Windows Azure Emulator - October 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 Azureā„¢ is a cloud services operating system that serves as t...  Read more


Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.8.31004.1351, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named csmonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 10.48 MB (10,991,208 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 46% of users of Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Azure\Emulator
Uninstaller: msiexec /x{8E9E84FE-29DD-487B-B57D-237459B85359}
Estimated size: 10.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release

Program executable:csmonitor.exe
Name:Windows Azure SDK
Windows Azure Simulation Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Azure\Emulator\csmonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.ServiceDefinition.dll - Microsoft (R) Codename RD
  • Microsoft.WindowsAzure.ServiceModel.dll - Microsoft.WindowsAzure.ServiceModel
  • Microsoft.ServiceHosting.Tools.DevelopmentFabric.dll - Windows(R) Azure(TM) SDK
  • csrun.exe - Windows Azure SDK (Windows Azure Simulation Execution Tool)
  • DevelopmentStorage.Common.dll
  • DFlogger.dll - Microsoft® DevFabric Log Reader
  • DFUI.exe - Windows Azure Compute Emulator User Interface
  • Microsoft.ServiceHosting.Tools.DevelopmentFabric.Service.dll
  • Microsoft.ServiceHosting.Tools.dll

How do I remove Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release?

You can uninstall Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release 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 Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release, 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 Windows Azure Emulator - October 2012 Release.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 10 36%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 10 36.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.76%
Windows 7 Professional 19.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 10 Pro 10.61%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.57%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  Israel 3.80%
  DK 3.80%
  Canada 3.80%
  Italy 3.80%
  Switzerland 2.53%
  Finland 2.53%
  Australia 2.53%
  Germany 2.53%
  Saudi Arabia 2.53%
  LY 1.27%
  South Africa 1.27%
  TN 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.37%
Dell 17.65%
Toshiba 15.69%
Samsung 9.80%
Acer 9.80%
Lenovo 5.88%
Intel 3.92%
Medion 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.82%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 1.82%
Samsung 900X3C/900X4C/900... 1.82%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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