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Windows PowerShell V2 CTP3


Windows PowerShell V2 CTP3 is a program developed by Microsoft. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 954 KB (976,896 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 75% of users of Windows PowerShell V2 CTP3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: connect.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\en-us
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{161BA3E6-D067-446D-A768-18585FF07765}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 954 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows PowerShell V2 CTP3

  • powershell_ise.resources.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • microsoft.backgroundintelligenttransfer.management.interop.dll - Microsoft Windows BITS Managed Library
  • powershell.exe - Windows PowerShell
  • powershell_ise.exe - Windows PowerShell ISE
  • pspluginwkr.dll
  • pwrshmsg.dll - Microsoft PowerShell EventLog Message Dll
  • pwrshsip.dll - Crypto SIP provider for signing and verifying PowerShell script files (.ps1/.ps1xml)

How do I remove Windows PowerShell V2 CTP3?

Quickly and completely remove Windows PowerShell(TM) V2 (CTP3) 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 PowerShell V2 CTP3 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 PowerShell(TM) V2 (CTP3), 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 PowerShell V2 CTP3.

Win XP 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 17%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 83.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 83.33%
Windows Server (R) 2008 S... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Germany 16.67%
  United Kingdom 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
American Megatrends 33.33%
Common models
Dell Computer Inspiron 81... 20.00%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 20.00%
IBM 2669V7S 20.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 20.00%

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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