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Should I remove AnswerWorks English Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,366
United States Rank #515
Reach 0.5021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.41 days
661.01 days >
Average installed length: 347.31 days


5.0.7 98.33%
5.0.6 1.67%

Typically installed together

AnswerWorks 5.0 English Runtime

What is AnswerWorks English Runtime?  (from Vantage Software Technologies)

iSEEK AnswerWorks™ is a search application developed by Vantage Linguistics (formerly distributed by Wextech product). The Answerworks™ product allows product development teams and help system authors to enrich their existing help systems with linguistic and natural language based search. When embedded in a local or on...  Read more


AnswerWorks 5.0 English Runtime is a software program developed by Vantage Software Technologies. The most common release is 5.0.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 700.68 KB (717,499 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 94% of users of AnswerWorks English Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vantage-software-tech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vantage Software Technologies\AnswerWorks 5.0 English Runtime
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 700.68 KB
Language: English

How do I remove AnswerWorks English Runtime?

You can uninstall AnswerWorks English 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AnswerWorks 5.0 English Runtime, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AnswerWorks English Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.92%
Windows 10 16.84%
Windows Vista 11.75%
Windows XP 5.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.29%
Windows 7 Professional 12.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.03%
Windows 10 Home 6.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.99%
  Canada 2.81%
  Australia 1.31%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  New Zealand 0.13%
  France 0.10%
  Brazil 0.09%
  Germany 0.07%
  Mexico 0.07%
  Spain 0.06%
  PR 0.06%
  Singapore 0.05%
  Thailand 0.05%
  Hong Kong 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.45%
Toshiba 9.25%
Acer 7.11%
ASUS 3.25%
Intel 2.09%
Lenovo 1.55%
American Megatrends 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.22%
Dell XPS 8300 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.14%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.28%

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Johnover a year ago
It has been installed on my sony vaio.