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Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 1.0


Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 1.0 is a program developed by Microsoft. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 865 KB (885,760 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 53% of users of Windows SideShow Managed Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\virtual earth 3d\data
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3516C69A-024D-42A8-B948-FFAA7B9CC49A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 865 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 1.0

  • geocommunitycommon.dll - Microsoft® MapPoint® Virtual Earth (GeoCommunityCommon)
  • launchtool.exe - Virtual Earth (LaunchTool)
  • microsoft.mappoint.data.compactmapfile.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.CompactMapFile
  • microsoft.mappoint.data.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Data
  • microsoft.mappoint.data.virtualearthtiledatasource.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.VirtualEarthTileDataSource
  • microsoft.mappoint.geocommunities.com.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.GeoCommunities.COM
  • microsoft.mappoint.geocommunities.dll - GeoCommAPI
  • microsoft.mappoint.geocommunities.resources.dll
  • microsoft.mappoint.geometry.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Geometry
  • microsoft.mappoint.graphics3d.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Graphics3D
  • microsoft.mappoint.mapcontrol3d.dll - MapControl3D
  • microsoft.mappoint.mapcontrol3d.resources.dll
  • microsoft.mappoint.network.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Network
  • microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Rendering3D
  • microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.resources.dll
  • microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.utility.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Rendering3D.Utility
  • microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.worldmemorydatasource.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Rendering3D.WorldMemoryDataSource
  • microsoft.mappoint.utility.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.Utility
  • microsoft.mappoint.utilitypartialtrust.dll - Microsoft.MapPoint.UtilityPartialTrust
  • msidcrl40.dll - Microsoft® Identity CRL (IDCRL Dynamic Link Library)
  • npve3d.dll - Virtual Earth 3D 4.00100226006 plugin for Mozilla
  • policy.3.0.microsoft.mappoint.data.dll
  • policy.3.0.microsoft.mappoint.geometry.dll
  • policy.3.0.microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.dll
  • policy.3.0.microsoft.mappoint.rendering3d.utility.dll
  • policy.3.0.microsoft.mappoint.utilitypartialtrust.dll
  • sentinelvirtualearth3d.dll - Virtual Earth 3D Install Sentinel
  • sentinelvirtualearth3dproxy.dll - Virtual Earth 3D Install Sentinel Proxy

How do I remove Windows SideShow Managed Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 1.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 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 Windows SideShow Managed Runtime 1.0, 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 Windows SideShow Managed Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.55%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 8.00%
Windows XP 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.51%
Windows 7 Professional 8.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.33%
Windows 10 Home 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.31%
  Germany 6.63%
  United Kingdom 6.34%
  France 4.61%
  Canada 4.03%
  Israel 2.31%
  Spain 2.02%
  Italy 2.02%
  Australia 1.44%
  Austria 1.15%
  Ireland 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Finland 0.86%
  India 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.92%
Hewlett-Packard 25.75%
Acer 12.57%
Toshiba 7.19%
ASUS 5.39%
Intel 1.80%
Lenovo 1.20%
Samsung 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 7.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.14%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.14%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.14%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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