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Should I remove MSN Explorer Repair Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,103
United States Rank #5,643
Reach 0.0272%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.45 days
131.23 days >
Average installed length: 68.95 days


11.70.0865.0 0.19%
11.65.0842.0 0.19%
11.61.0821.0 3.98%
11.60.0794.0 7.20%
11.50.0769.0 4.92%
11.50.0767.0 0.57%
11.50.0766.0 20.64%
1.0.0049.0 62.31%

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MSN Explorer Repair Tool

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MSN Explorer Repair Tool is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.0.0049.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 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 98% of users of MSN Explorer Repair Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msn\support\selfheal
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3D36105D-D6C2-413A-9355-7370E8D9125B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MSN Explorer Repair Tool

  • clearcookies.exe - Microsoft Corporation (MSN Explorer Repair Tool Helper)
  • cleariecache.exe
  • msnrt.exe - MSN Explorer Repair Tool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • msnrt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A38341D0-D321-43CF-8201-84A5AEDB76EC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MSN Explorer Repair Tool?

Quickly and completely remove MSN Explorer Repair Tool from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MSN Explorer Repair Tool 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 MSN Explorer Repair Tool, 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 MSN Explorer Repair Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.08%
Windows 10 42.94%
Windows Vista 9.79%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.41%
Windows 10 Home 21.86%
Windows 8.1 11.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.70%
Windows 7 Professional 9.70%
Windows 10 Pro 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.25%
  Germany 0.22%
  United Kingdom 0.22%
  AW 0.11%
  South Africa 0.11%
  Norway 0.11%
  ZM 0.11%
  Finland 0.11%
  Australia 0.11%
  Sweden 0.11%
  Philippines 0.11%
  Romania 0.11%
  Jordan 0.11%
  Canada 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.11%
Dell 35.09%
Acer 8.77%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 2.76%
ASUS 2.26%
Samsung 1.50%
Intel 1.25%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 4.40%
Dell XPS 8700 4.40%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.80%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.40%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.40%

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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