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Windows Phone Plugin


Windows Phone Plugin is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 14 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of Windows Phone Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\microsoft\phone tools\corecon\12.0\addons
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C886F470-CDD4-3971-90B0-C7934B85EDF0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Phone Plugin

  • nonsdkaddonver.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Corecon SxS Addon Versioning DLL)
  • bootstrapper.dll - Windows Phone Tools Device Bootstrapper
  • clientshutdown3.exe - VSD connection manager client shutdown agent
  • cmaccept3.exe - VSD connection manager client accept agent
  • conman2.dll - VSD connection manager
  • conmanclient3.exe - VSD connection manager Client
  • conmanps.dll - VSD connection manager proxy/stub
  • conmanui.dll - VSD Connection Manager localizable resources
  • deviceagenttransport3.dll - VSD Remote Agent Transport dll
  • edbgtl3.dll - VSD Managed Debugger Transport Loader
  • nonsdkaddonlangver.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2015
  • targetdevices.dll - Windows Phone Developer Tools TargetDevices
  • tcpconnectiona3.dll - VSD connection manager tcpa transport
  • tcpconnectionc.dll - VSD connection manager tcpc transport

How do I remove Windows Phone Plugin?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Phone Plugin 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 Phone Plugin 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 Plugin, 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 Plugin.

Win 10 69%
Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.23%
Windows 7 30.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.77%
Windows 10 Pro 23.08%
Windows 10 Home 15.38%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  India 10.00%
  Argentina 5.00%
  BA 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Indonesia 5.00%
  Philippines 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Samsung 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Common models
ZOOSTORM 7010-0324B 8.33%
Samsung R480/R431/R481 ... 8.33%
MSI MS-7850 8.33%
LENOVO 80FY 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-MPC 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 8.33%

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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