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Microsoft Expression Media 2


Microsoft Expression Media 2 is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 80.15 MB (84,042,178 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Microsoft Expression Media 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and China.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75064
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{842CC0ED-FDC0-4FBF-8C09-2428BFE4FEE1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 80.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Media 2

  • Microsoft.Windows.Design.dll - Windows Presentation Foundation Design Time Library
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • ImportSrv.exe - Microsoft Expression Media Importer
  • DSETUP.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • Media.exe - Microsoft Expression Media 2
  • Media.resources.dll
  • MediaLib.dll - Microsoft Expression Media Support Library
  • MediaQTLib.dll
  • MediaShx.dll - Microsoft Expression Media
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseInstaller.dll - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression license installer)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseKeyInstaller.exe - Microsoft Expression license key installer
  • EncoderTypes.dll - Expression Encoder (EncoderTypes)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • Blend.exe - Microsoft Expression Blend
  • Design.exe - Microsoft Expression Design
  • EncoderUtil.dll - Expression Encoder
  • Microsoft.Expression.Interop.dll - Microsoft Expression Interop
  • Microsoft.Expression.Licensing.dll - Microsoft Expression Licensing

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Media.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Microsoft.ExpressionMedia' with the ProgID of 'Microsoft.ExpressionMedia.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'AutoPlay.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Media.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Media 2\Media.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Expression Media 2?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Expression Media 2 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 Media 2 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 Media 2, 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 Media 2.

Win XP 55%
Win 8 9%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.55%
Windows 7 27.27%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.55%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8 Pro 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Taiwan 13.33%
  China 6.67%
  France 6.67%
  Ireland 6.67%
  India 6.67%
  LY 6.67%
  OM 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Sahara 11.11%
Packard Bell 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
Sony VGN-AW420D 10.00%
Packard Bell BV Amarillo 10.00%
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 TWR 10.00%
Dell OptiPlex 760 10.00%

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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