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Should I remove Windows Phone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,969
United States Rank #12,392
Reach 0.0320%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.51 days
439.52 days >
Average installed length: 230.93 days


0.9.3723.2 80.42%
0.9.3606.0 12.78%
0.9.3426.0 6.63%
0.9.3417.3 0.16%

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Windows Phone

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What is Windows Phone?

Windows Phone is a series of smartphone operating systems.


Windows Phone is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 0.9.3723.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 2.79 MB (2,928,640 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 36% of users of Windows Phone come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.windowsphone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows phone
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{94550F69-BEF6-4C77-B1D5-4EEDEF839C37}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Phone

  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.dll - Windows Phone (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.shell.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.device.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.ituneswrapper.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.nativedevicemanager.dll - Windows Phone Device Manager
  • microsoft.wpsync.settings.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.shared.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.engine.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.rules.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.source.itunes.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.source.windowslibraries.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.source.zmdb.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.transcoding.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.transcoding.library.dll - Windows Phone Transcoding Library
  • microsoft.wpsync.ui.logging.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.zmdb80.dll - Windows Phone Metadata Library
  • windowsphone.exe - WindowsPhone
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • microsoft.wpsync.device.resources.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.shared.resources.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.rules.resources.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.source.itunes.resources.dll
  • microsoft.wpsync.sync.source.windowslibraries.resources.dll
  • windowsphone.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • windowsphone.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B166517A-9AE2-44F5-BCD4-AACA8A363FA9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Windows Phone?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.35%
Windows 10 21.49%
Windows XP 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.73%
Windows 7 Professional 15.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.54%
Windows 8 Pro 2.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.15%
  Germany 10.20%
  United Kingdom 6.56%
  Italy 6.27%
  Finland 4.81%
  France 4.37%
  Australia 2.92%
  Belgium 2.77%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Sweden 1.75%
  Canada 1.60%
  India 1.46%
  Switzerland 1.31%
  Austria 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.97%
Dell 20.89%
Acer 13.93%
ASUS 11.70%
Samsung 7.80%
Toshiba 3.62%
Lenovo 2.51%
Sony 1.11%
MSI 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.19%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.66%
HP 620 2.13%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.13%

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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