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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Windows Vista Hardware Assessment


Windows Vista Hardware Assessment is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 3.73 MB (3,911,680 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows Vista (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=82937
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79249
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows vista hardware assessment\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A95A2C4C-1775-46E8-93F2-FADFDE3E4E87}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Vista Hardware Assessment

  • analytics.dll - Windows Vista Hardware Assessment
  • applicationconfigurationmanager.dll
  • commonobjectlibrary.dll
  • dataaccess.dll
  • documentgenerationengine.dll
  • hashdevice.dll
  • inventoryengine.dll
  • logging.dll
  • nativelibrary.dll
  • reportingengine.dll
  • snmpengine.dll
  • vrawizard.exe - Windows Vista Hardware Assessment Wizard
  • win32collectorslib.dll
  • wizardframework.dll
  • microsoft.office.interop.word.dll - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word)
  • office.dll - Microsoft.Office.Core
  • analytics.resources.dll - Analytics Resources (de)
  • commonobjectlibrary.resources.dll - CommonObjectLibrary Resources (de)
  • dataaccess.resources.dll - DataAccess Resources (de)
  • documentgenerationengine.resources.dll - DocumentGenerationEngine Resources (de)
  • inventoryengine.resources.dll - InventoryEngine Resources (de)
  • logging.resources.dll - Logging Resources (de)
  • reportingengine.resources.dll - ReportingEngine Resources (de)
  • vrawizard.resources.dll - VRAWizard Resources (de)
  • win32collectorslib.resources.dll - Win32CollectorsLib Resources (de)
  • wizardframework.resources.dll - WizardFramework Resources (de)

How do I remove Windows Vista Hardware Assessment?

You can uninstall Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 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 Vista Hardware Assessment, 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 Vista Hardware Assessment.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows Vista (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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