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1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #34,855
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1.0.976.0 41.18%
1.0.960.0 54.41%
0.3.8417.0 2.94%

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Windows Fabric

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What is Windows Fabric?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Server Fabric extends Windows Server to provide enhanced hosting, management, and caching capabilities for Web applications and middle-tier services. The AppFabric hosting features add service management extensions to Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), and the .NET Fr...  Read more


Windows Fabric is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.0.960.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 90 files and is usually about 41.98 MB (44,017,649 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Windows Fabric come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=236926
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows Fabric\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DC35903C-6D48-40A1-BBDD-307E27E691A3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 41.98 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Fabric

  • msvcr100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storage.dll - Windows Azure Storage
  • ese.dll - Microsoft® Exchange (Microsoft(R) Exchange Server Database Storage Engine)
  • eseperf.dll - Microsoft(R) Exchange Server Database Storage Engine Performance Library
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storageclient.dll - Windows Azure SDK
  • system.fabric.management.servicemodel.dll - Windows© Fabric® (Fabric Service Model Library)
  • system.fabric.management.servicemodel.xmlserializers.dll - Fabric Service Model Serializer Library
  • system.fabric.strings.dll - Fabric Resource Strings
  • system.fabric.strings.resources.dll
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll - WDF Coinstaller
  • ApplicationValidator.exe - Windows Fabric (Application Validator)
  • azurefileuploader.dll - Azure Blob Uploader for DCA
  • azurelogcollector.exe - Azure Log Collector
  • azuresdkinterface.dll - Interface to Azure SDK runtime and diagnostics
  • azuretableuploader.dll - Azure Table Uploader for DCA
  • azureuploadercommon.dll - DCA's Azure consumers' common types
  • ClrRuntimeHost.dll - Fabric Worker Process
  • configurenode.exe - Windows Fabric Configuration tool
  • ctrlcsender.exe - Ctrl C Sender
  • dcastandardpluginvalidator.dll - Cluster manifest settings validator for DCA standard plugins
  • EncryptionUtility.exe - Windows Fabric EncryptionUtility
  • etlproducer.dll - DCA's ETL-file-based producer
  • etlreader.dll - Etl Reader
  • fabric.exe - Windows Fabric Service
  • fabricclient.dll - Windows Fabric Client
  • fabriccommon.dll - Windows Fabric Common DLL
  • fabricdca.exe - Windows Fabric Data Collection Agent
  • fabricdeployer.exe - Fabric Deployer
  • fabrichost.exe - Windows Fabric FabricHost service
  • fabricimagestore.dll - Windows Fabric Image Store Client DLL
  • fabricinfrastructureservice.dll - Windows Fabric Infrastructure Service
  • fabricreliablemessaging.dll - Windows Fabric ReliableMessaging
  • fabricresources.dll - Windows Fabric Resources
  • fabricruntime.dll - Windows Fabric Service Runtime
  • fabricsetup.exe - Windows Fabric Setup
  • fabricsetupinternal.exe
  • FabricStore.dll - Windows Fabric Store
  • fabrictokenvalidationservice.dll - Windows Fabric Token Validation Service
  • fabrictypehost.exe - Windows Fabric Implicit Service Type Host
  • fileshareuploader.dll - File Share Uploader for DCA
  • filestoreservice.exe - Windows Fabric FileStoreService
  • filestoreservicesetup.exe - Windows Fabric FileStoreService Setup
  • folderproducer.dll - DCA's folder-based producer
  • Fwp.exe
  • httpgateway.exe - Windows Fabric HttpGateway
  • imagebuilder.exe - Fabric Application Image Builder
  • imagestoreclient.exe - Fabric Image Store Client
  • kphysicallogdll.dll - Windows Fabric Usermode Logical Log COM interop
  • ktllogger.sys - KTL Physical Logger Device Driver
  • leaselayer.dll - Lease Layer API
  • leaslayr.sys - Lease Layer Device Driver
  • mdsuploader.dll - MDS Uploader for DCA
  • msihiddenapplauncher.exe - MSI Hidden Install Launcher
  • perfcounterproducer.dll - DCA's performance counter producer
  • policy.1.0.system.fabric.dll - Fabric Policy assembly
  • policy.1.0.system.fabric.management.dll
  • policy.2.0.system.fabric.dll
  • policy.2.0.system.fabric.management.dll
  • system.fabric.collections.dll - Windows Fabric Distributed Collections
  • system.fabric.data.log.dll - Fabric Data Log Library
  • system.fabric.dca.dll - Data Collection Agent APIs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • fabrichost.exe runs as a service named 'Windows Fabric Host Service' (FabricHostSvc) "This service controls Windows Fabric process on this machine.".

How do I remove Windows Fabric?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Fabric from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Fabric 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 Fabric, 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 Fabric.

Win 10 51%
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.47%
Windows 7 48.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 13.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 10.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.29%
Windows Server 2008 R2 En... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.38%
  Germany 5.80%
  UA 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Brazil 2.90%
  Canada 2.90%
  Egypt 2.90%
  Poland 2.90%
  Singapore 1.45%
  TN 1.45%
  Thailand 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Switzerland 1.45%
  Sweden 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.63%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Intel 7.41%
ASUS 5.56%
Samsung 5.56%
Toshiba 1.85%
Gateway 1.85%
Alienware 1.85%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 6.45%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 6.45%
Dell XPS 8500 4.84%
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 1.61%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 1.61%

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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