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Should I remove Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


3.1.2854.0 7.69%
3.1.2842.0 7.69%
3.1.2833.0 15.38%
3.1.2830.0 7.69%
3.1.2825.0 7.69%
3.1.2822.0 30.77%
3.1.2819.0 7.69%
3.1.2816.0 7.69%
3.0.1687.0 7.69%

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Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools

What is Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools to enable Silverlight developers to build Windows Embedded applications


Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 3.1.2822.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is windowsembeddedsilverlighttools.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.68 MB (1,762,732 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 59% of users of Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26227
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=203314
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\pkgcache\{c0e5bd5a-ee0f-4e50-945f-0e12a04a6bdd}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\PkgCache\{C0E5BD5A-EE0F-4E50-945F-0E12A04A6BDD}\WindowsEmbeddedSilverlightTools.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools

Program executable:windowsembeddedsilverlighttools.exe
Name:Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools
Windows Embedded Compact Bootstrapper

How do I remove Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Embedded Silverlight Tools 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 Embedded Silverlight 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 Embedded Silverlight Tools, 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 Embedded Silverlight Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.09%
  France 4.55%
  Singapore 4.55%
  India 4.55%
  Brazil 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Taiwan 4.55%
  United Arab Emirates 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Intel 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 10.00%
Dell Vostro 3550 10.00%
LENOVO 4389RT9 10.00%
Parallels Software Intern... 10.00%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 10.00%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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