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Should I remove Windows PE x86 x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,417
United States Rank #4,955
Reach 0.0903%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.38 days
217.85 days >
Average installed length: 114.46 days


10.1.17134.1 0.06%
10.1.16299.15 0.11%
10.1.14393.0 0.11%
8.100.25984 0.84%
8.59.25584 98.88%

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Windows PE x86 x64


Windows PE x86 x64 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 8.59.25584, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,309,363 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 50% of users of Windows PE x86 x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows kits\8.0\assessment and deployment kit\windows preinstallation environment\x86\winpe_ocs
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F89D69CA-6EE1-E037-DD3B-08CDDE1BED1C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows PE x86 x64

  • bootres.dll - Boot Resource Library
  • memtest.exe - Memory Diagnostic

How do I remove Windows PE x86 x64?

You can uninstall Windows PE x86 x64 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 PE x86 x64, 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 PE x86 x64.

Win 10 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.41%
Windows 7 45.77%
Windows Vista 4.71%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.98%
Windows 10 Home 22.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.46%
Windows 7 Professional 9.22%
Windows 10 Pro 8.99%
Windows 8.1 8.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.86%
  United Kingdom 7.98%
  Germany 7.80%
  France 6.61%
  Italy 4.27%
  Canada 3.26%
  Netherlands 2.52%
  Spain 1.70%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Russia 1.01%
  Czech Republic 0.87%
  Sweden 0.78%
  DK 0.78%
  Australia 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.14%
Acer 20.10%
Dell 19.01%
ASUS 11.68%
Toshiba 7.92%
Lenovo 4.75%
Medion 2.57%
Samsung 1.98%
MSI 0.79%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.58%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.06%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.06%

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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