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Do I really need Web Platform Installer in my Path environment variable

I'm not sure how this got onto my path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Web Platform Installer\ but it did, and now I want to know if I can safely remove it. Why is it there, and what, if any, negative ...
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How can I uninstall a component that was installed by Web Platform Installer?

Microsoft's Web Platform Installer made it very easy to get IIS, PHP, xdebugger, etc installed and configured. There seems to be one major drawback. Once a component is installed, there doesn't seem ...
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Can't uninstall Web Platform Installer 4.0.. missing wpi.msi file

I can't uninstall or reinstall the Web Platform Installer 4.0. It keeps looking for the wpi.msi file in the temp folder. Even at the prompt, this file doesn't exist on the computer. This problem also ...
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Web platform installer fails to start installation

I have just formatted my machine and it is now running Windows 7 Pro (64 bit). I try running the web platform installer from here, and even while as administrator I get a message "This installation ...
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Bluescreen 0x00000101 when installing “Silverlight 4 Tools for VS 2010” on Windows 7

I'm trying to install the IIS Smooth Streaming client through Web Platform Installer. It has a dependency on the Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 though, so Web Platform Installer started ...
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web installer has stopped working

I have just downloaded and installed web platform installer on Windows 7 machine, and was trying to install Orchard CMS through it. It downloads the CMS from the internet, but when starting the ...
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SQL Server 2008 Express Install Location

MS insisted on installing this via the Web Platform Installer. Now I want to install it again, but I don't want to download it again. Any ideas wheere the install file is located, if anywhere?
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Why can’t the IIS installer can’t copy staxmem.dll despite it being in the folder specified?

I'm running Microsoft Web Platform Installer and it's trying to install IIS5.1. Unfortunately I've got the following error: Setup cannot copy the file staxmem.dll Ensure that the location ...