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Microsoft Expression Media 2 SP2


Microsoft Expression Media 2 SP2 is a software program developed by Microsoft. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 setup package generally installs about 133 files and is usually about 41.96 MB (43,994,036 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 64% of users of Microsoft Expression Media 2 SP2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75064
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{842CC0ED-FDC0-4FBF-8C09-2428BFE4FEE1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 41.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Media 2 SP2

  • 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
  • DSSM.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility
  • SuperPreview.exe - Microsoft Expression Web 3 SuperPreview
  • AUTHZAX.DLL - Microsoft Office Authorization Control
  • ImportSrv.exe - Microsoft Expression Media Importer
  • OIS.EXE - Microsoft Office Picture Manager
  • DSETUP.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (Microsoft DirectX-Setup)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • CDLMSO.DLL - 2007 Microsoft Office system (Microsoft CDL)
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • Media.exe - Microsoft Expression Media 2
  • Media.resources.dll
  • MediaLib.dll - Microsoft Expression Media Support Library
  • MediaQTLib.dll
  • MSOHTMED.EXE - 2007 Microsoft Office component
  • Wordconv.exe - Word Converter
  • XSetup.exe - Microsoft Expression Encoder (Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup)
  • ExpressionWeb.exe - Microsoft Expression Web 4
  • fpacutl.dll - Microsoft Expression Web Utilities
  • fpcutl.dll - Microsoft Expression Web Client Utility Library
  • fpeditax.dll - Microsoft Expression Web Editor
  • fpnse.dll - Microsoft Expression Web Shell Namespace Extension
  • HostedIE6.dll - Microsoft (R) HTML Viewer
  • HtmlChkr.dll - Microsoft Markup Analysis Processor
  • Imgutil.dll - IE plugin image decoder support DLL
  • MediaShx.dll - Microsoft Expression Media
  • msimport.exe - Microsoft Expression Web 3 (Microsoft Expression Web Import Wizard)
  • HostedIE7.dll - Microsoft Expression Web
  • MSTORDB.EXE - Microsoft Clip Organizer (Media Catalog Object)
  • MSTORE.EXE - Clip Organizer
  • jscript6.dll - Microsoft (r) JScript
  • jscript7.dll - Microsoft (R) JScript
  • Expression.DevServer.exe - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression Development Server)
  • EXPRWD.EXE - Microsoft Expression Web 2
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseActivator.exe - Microsoft Expression license Activation helper
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseInstaller.dll - Microsoft Expression license installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseKeyInstaller.exe - Microsoft Expression license key installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicensePhoneActivator.exe
  • VTIDB.EXE - Database Interface Wizard
  • VTIFORM.EXE - Form Page Wizard
  • EncoderTypes.dll - Expression Encoder (EncoderTypes)
  • Microsoft.Expression.Extensibility.dll - Extensibility (Microsoft Expression Framework)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • SELFCERT.EXE - SelfCert (Create a self-signed digital certificate)
  • Blend.exe - Microsoft Expression Blend
  • Design.exe - Microsoft Expression Design
  • EEScreen.exe - Expression Encoder Screen Capture
  • Encoder.exe - Expression Encoder
  • EncoderUI.exe
  • EncoderUtil.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Interop.dll - Microsoft Expression Interop
  • Microsoft.Expression.Licensing.dll - Microsoft Expression Licensing
  • Microsoft.Expression.SourceControl.TFS.dll - Microsoft Expression Framework TFS

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.
Scheduled Task
  • ExpressionWeb.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{15A9D6EC-C745-4051-B82E-58240B97BB95}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ExpressionWeb.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Web 4\ExpressionWeb.exe'.
  • 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 SP2?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Expression Media 2 SP2 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 SP2 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 SP2, 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 SP2.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.23%
Windows XP 12.99%
Windows Vista 12.99%
Windows 8 7.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 15.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.15%
  Germany 8.49%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 2.83%
  United Kingdom 2.83%
  Japan 2.83%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Spain 1.89%
  Greece 1.89%
  Italy 1.89%
  Turkey 1.89%
  Austria 0.94%
  Switzerland 0.94%
  Egypt 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Acer 16.36%
Hewlett-Packard 14.55%
Toshiba 12.73%
Intel 7.27%
ASUS 5.45%
American Megatrends 5.45%
Gateway 3.64%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L645D 5.56%
HP-Pavilion WC969AA-ABF H... 3.70%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 1.85%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450D 1.85%

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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