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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #37,061
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VersionDistribution
4.0.2712.0 100.00%

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Microsoft Expression Design

What is Microsoft Expression Design?  (from Microsoft)

The convenience and ease of editing vector graphics in Expression Design can be a cornerstone of your Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Silverlight, and web images. Whether you're a veteran professional illustrator, a designer building a dazzling website, or a budding artist eagerly experimenting with ...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Expression Design is a program developed by Microsoft. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Design.exe. The software installer includes 100 files and is usually about 43.85 MB (45,983,143 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of Microsoft Expression Design come from the United States, it is also popular in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75064
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AFD0A7E2-C28E-49E1-9939-A00AF134304D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.85 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Design

Program executable:Design.exe
Microsoft Expression Design
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Design 1.0\Design.exe
MD5:ecbabad917b97ef527bdc163807979e0
Additional files:
  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office Shared input style property library. (Microsoft Office IME Shared property library.)
  • Microsoft.Windows.Design.dll - Windows Presentation Foundation Design Time Library
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • DSITF.DLL - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility Proxy
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control (2007 Microsoft Office component)
  • DSSM.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility
  • MSOCFU.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame Utilities
  • AUTHZAX.DLL - Microsoft Office Authorization Control
  • MSODCW.DLL - Microsoft Office Disk Cleanup Wizard
  • OIS.EXE - Microsoft Office Picture Manager
  • OISAPP.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager App
  • oisctrl.dll - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Launcher Control
  • OISGRAPH.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Graphics
  • MSOCF.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • REFIEBAR.DLL - Research Library Explorer Bar (Allows you to use the Research Library and its collection of information services from Microsoft Internet Explorer)
  • CDLMSO.DLL - 2007 Microsoft Office system (Microsoft CDL)
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • HLP95EN.DLL - Microsoft Office WinHelp Utility DLL
  • INTLDATE.DLL
  • MSOHEV.DLL
  • MSOHEVI.DLL
  • MSOHTMED.EXE
  • NAME.DLL - Name ActiveX Control
  • NPOFF12.DLL - Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • OART.DLL - Microsoft OfficeArt
  • OARTCONV.DLL - Microsoft OfficeArt Converter
  • OFFOWC.DLL - Microsoft Office XP Web Components
  • OSA.EXE
  • OWSCLT.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Extensions
  • OWSSUPP.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support
  • SAEXT.DLL
  • SEQCHK10.DLL
  • SETLANG.EXE
  • STSLIST.DLL - Microsoft Office Access Web Datasheet Component
  • GraphicsCore.dll - Microsoft Expression Design
  • msproof6.dll - Natural Language Components (Proofing Services)
  • nlsdata0000.dll - Microsoft Neutral Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA0009.DLL - Microsoft English Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA000A.DLL - Microsoft Spanish Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA000C.DLL - Microsoft French Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSLEXICONS0009_SP.dll
  • NLSLEXICONS000A_SP.dll
  • NLSMODELS0009.dll
  • NLSMODELS000A.dll
  • XprView.dll - Microsoft Expression Design Shell Extension
  • Media.exe - Microsoft Expression Media
  • Media.resources.dll
  • MediaShx.dll
  • MCPS.DLL - Microsoft Clip Organizer (Media Catalog Proxy/Stub)
  • MEDCAT.DLL - Media Catalog Object
  • MSTORDB.EXE
  • MSTORE.EXE - Clip Organizer
  • MSTORES.DLL
  • ogalegit.dll - Office Genuine Advantage (Office Genuine Advantage Validation Library)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseInstaller.dll - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression license installer)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseKeyInstaller.exe - Microsoft Expression license key installer
  • OUTLFLTR.DLL - Microsoft® ASC (Outlook Filter Library)
  • REFEDIT.DLL - RefEdit Object

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NPOFF12.DLL is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPOFF12.DLL'.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • REFIEBAR.DLL is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Media.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Media 1.0\Media.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Expression Design?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Expression Design from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Expression Design 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 Microsoft Expression Design, 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 Microsoft Expression Design.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Microsoft Expression Design you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win XP 8%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
US RANK
#37,061

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Switzerland 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Intel 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
Common models
TOSINV SB600 11.11%
HP-Pavilion GN559AA-ABA a... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p6635ch 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (RP168... 11.11%
HP G60 Notebook PC 11.11%
Gigabyte P35-DS3L 11.11%

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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