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Should I remove ArcGIS Engine Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,240
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.89 days
439.18 days >
Average installed length: 230.76 days


9.3.4000 5.88%
9.3.3500 5.88%
9.3.3000 11.76%
9.3.1850 14.71%
9.3.1770 26.47%
9.2.1450 14.71%
9.2.1380 5.88%
9.2.1324 8.82%
9.0.580 5.88%

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ArcGIS Engine Runtime

What is ArcGIS Engine Runtime?  (from Environmental Systems Research Institute)

ArcGIS Engine is a complete library of embeddable GIS components for developers to build custom applications. Using ArcGIS Engine, you can embed GIS functions into existing applications, including Microsoft® Office products, such as Word and Excel, and build focused custom applications that deliver advanced GIS systems...  Read more


ArcGIS Engine Runtime is a program developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute. The most used version is 9.3.1770, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 103 files and is usually about 852.47 KB (872,926 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 47% of users of ArcGIS Engine Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esri.com
Help link: support.esri.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Support\ESRI.exe" msiexec.exe /i {993E1907-DC8A-485F-B724-9BCD3F9EA468}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 852.47 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ArcGIS Engine Runtime

  • aiarcres.dll - ARC/INFO
  • aibase.dll - aibase.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aifeat.dll - aifeat.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aigridio.dll - aigridio.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aisdtslist.exe
  • aisdtsp2a.exe
  • aisdtsr2g.exe
  • aishape.dll - aishape.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aitopo.dll
  • JavaConfigTool.exe - ArcGIS (JVM Configuration tool for ArcGIS Java Interop)
  • setup.exe - setup Application

How do I remove ArcGIS Engine Runtime?

You can uninstall ArcGIS Engine 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 ArcGIS Engine 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 ArcGIS Engine Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.71%
Windows XP 29.41%
Windows 10 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.06%
Windows 10 Pro 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.94%
  Vietnam 6.12%
  Brazil 4.08%
  China 4.08%
  Chile 2.04%
  MA 2.04%
  South Africa 2.04%
  TN 2.04%
  Lebanon 2.04%
  Belgium 2.04%
  NG 2.04%
  Korea 2.04%
  Australia 2.04%
  Sweden 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.13%
Hewlett-Packard 28.13%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
ASUS 6.25%
Compaq 6.25%
Sony 3.13%
Common models
HP 505B Microtower PC 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 3521 6.67%
Dell Dell XPS420 3.33%
Compaq Evo D510 CMT 3.33%
Sony VPCEA33FD 3.33%
HP ProBook 4520s 3.33%

About Environmental Systems Research Institute

Esri is a supplier of Geographic Information System software and geodatabase management applications and uses the name ArcGIS to refer to its suite of GIS software products.
Publisher URL: www.esri.com


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