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1% remove it99% keep it
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10.1.2500 83.33%
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ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack

What is ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack?

Adds more ESRI fonts for use with ArcGIS Explorer Desktop. ESRI fonts are used when displaying ArcGIS Layer files and Layer packages.


ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack is a software program developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute. The most common release is 10.1.2500, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 49 files. 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 85% of users of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esri.com
Help link: support.esri.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Explorer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcGIS\Support\ESRI.exe" msiexec.exe /i {01F9D5B9-BAF9-46E1-835D-60229F04BF7F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack

  • aibase.dll - ARC/INFO (aibase.dll library for ARC/INFO)
  • aifeat.dll - aifeat.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aishape.dll - aishape.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • 3dAnalystUtil.dll (by Esri) - ArcGIS (3DAnalystUtil DLL)
  • 3DSymbols.dll (by Esri) - 3DSymbols DLL
  • 3DSymbolsLib.dll - 3DSymbolsLib DLL
  • AfCore.dll - AfCore DLL
  • AGSClient.dll - AGSClient DLL
  • AISClient.dll - AISClient DLL
  • AISGlobalLib.dll - AISGlobalLib DLL
  • Animation.dll - Animation DLL
  • AnnoLayer.dll - AnnoLayer DLL
  • Annotation.dll - Annotation DLL
  • AnnotationLib.dll - AnnotationLib
  • AoInitializer.dll - AoInitializer
  • AppInitializerLib.dll - AppInitializerLib
  • ApplicationConfigurationManager.exe - ArcGIS Explorer Application Configuration Manager
  • atl71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • BasemapLayer.dll - BasemapLayer DLL
  • BasicRasterPicture.dll - BasicRasterPicture DLL
  • BGLAPILib.dll - BGLAPILib
  • BGLFontEngine.dll - BGLFontEngine
  • BGLGeomChestLib.dll - BGLGeomChestLib DLL
  • BGLGeometricEffects.dll - BGLGeometricEffects
  • BGLImageCoders.dll - BGLImageCoders
  • BGLRasterizerLib.dll - BGLRasterizerLib
  • BGLRasterizerSW.dll - BGLRasterizerSW DLL
  • BGLSymbols.dll - BGLSymbols
  • BGLSymbolsLib.dll
  • BGLToGDIHelper.dll - BGLToGDIHelper
  • CacheRasterDB.dll - CacheRasterDB DLL
  • CadastralFabric.dll
  • CadastralFabricLayer.dll
  • CadEngine.dll - CadEngine DLL
  • CadFDB.dll - CadFDB DLL

How do I remove ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack?

You can uninstall ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack 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 Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack, 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 Explorer Desktop Fonts Expansion Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 41.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.19%
  Belgium 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  Switzerland 3.70%
  SY 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
MSI 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 18.18%
Acer Aspire TC-105 9.09%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GX78... 9.09%
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 9.09%

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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