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Should I remove Macro Express Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,119
United States Rank #22,450
Reach 0.0048%


VersionDistribution 6.38% 1.06% 1.06% 3.19% 8.51% 9.57% 15.96% 1.06% 27.66% 2.13% 17.02% 4.26% 1.06%
3.9.9.x Beta 1.06%

Macro Express Pro

What is Macro Express Pro?  (from Insight Software Solutions)

Automate all of your common tasks by simply turning on the recorder, performing the actions one time, then playing back the macro when needed. To create more powerful macros, utilize the Scripting Editor. Macro Express pays for itself after just a few hours of increased productivity. Use it to automate boring, repetiti...  Read more


Macro Express Pro is a program developed by Insight Software Solutions. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is macedit.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 59.54 MB (62,432,618 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 66% of users of Macro Express Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macros.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macro Express Pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MACROE~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\MACROE~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 59.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macro Express Pro

Program executable:macedit.exe
Name:Macro Express Pro
Macro Express Pro®, a Windows macro program
Path:C:\Program Files\macro express pro\macedit.exe
Additional files:
  • CapUtil.exe - Macro Express Pro
  • firsttime.exe
  • LicProg.exe - License program
  • macdef.exe - Reset Macro Express® preferences to default values
  • MacExp.exe - Macro Express Pro®, a Windows macro program
  • MacMenu.exe - Macro Express®, a Windows macro program
  • MacScript.exe
  • me3Converter.dll - Macro Express Pro® macro file converter
  • MeProc.exe
  • MEProx64.exe
  • mexhook.dll
  • mexhookx64.dll
  • MSLocate.exe - Mouse Locator
  • MSLocate_v4.7.0.1.exe
  • MSLocate_v4.7.1.1.exe
  • MSLocHK.dll
  • MSLocHK_v4.7.0.1.dll - Mouse Locator Hook
  • MSLocHK_v4.7.1.1.dll
  • quickwiz.exe - Quick Wizards for Macro Express® Pro
  • restart_macexp.exe
  • UnInstHKCU.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE (by Altiris) - WISE (WiseScript Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UnInstHKCU.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch 26522' (runs on registration).
  • MacExp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch 19601' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MacExp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TUER.

How do I remove Macro Express Pro?

You can uninstall Macro Express Pro 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 Macro Express Pro, 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 Macro Express Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.64%
Windows 10 30.85%
Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Vista 2.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.05%
Windows 10 Pro 8.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.45%
Windows 8 Pro 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.40%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Canada 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%
  Italy 2.40%
  Germany 2.40%
  Australia 1.60%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Korea 1.60%
  Thailand 1.60%
  Russia 0.80%
  Brazil 0.80%
  Lebanon 0.80%
  Switzerland 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.44%
Dell 14.06%
Acer 10.94%
ASUS 9.38%
Lenovo 6.25%
Samsung 4.69%
American Megatrends 4.69%
Intel 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1050 3.95%
Gigabyte P55-USB3 2.63%
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.63%


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