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Should I remove Microsoft AutoRoute 2006?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,207
United States Rank #47,580
Reach 0.0162%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 527.48 days
1363.47 days >
Average installed length: 716.40 days


VersionDistribution 2.51% 97.49%

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Microsoft AutoRoute 2006

What is Microsoft AutoRoute 2006?  (from Microsoft)

AutoRoute is travel planning software that helps you plan your holiday or business travel. Get driving directions for more than 5 million miles of navigable roads and find points of interest along the way such as cash points, hotels, landmarks, parks, and petrol stations. Includes maps of 37 countries.


Microsoft AutoRoute 2006 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named autorout.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 1.04 MB (1,092,898 bytes). 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 55% of users of Microsoft AutoRoute 2006 come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft AutoRoute\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{83ED1E80-A1B7-4236-BCF1-AC4A88151A6B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.04 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft AutoRoute 2006

Program executable:autorout.exe
Name:Microsoft AutoRoute 2006
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft autoroute\autorout.exe
Additional files:
  • dw.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • 2DMgr100.dll - Microsoft MapPoint Application (Microsoft MapPoint 2D Annotations Manager)
  • BR90.dll - Microsoft MapPoint (Anwendung) (Microsoft-Feedback bei MapPoint-Fehlern (Ressourcen))
  • BUGREP10.dll - Microsoft MapPoint Bug Reporter
  • GPrn100.dll - Microsoft MapPoint Printing
  • MapExt10.dll - Microsoft MapPoint External
  • Mobb200.dll - Microsoft MapPoint Map Object
  • MSM10EUR.DLL - Microsoft MapPoint U.S. English Resources
  • mfc71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoRout.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7EF879E-257C-42AC-B6AA-22647C6326B5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft AutoRoute 2006?

You can uninstall Microsoft AutoRoute 2006 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 Microsoft AutoRoute 2006, 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 Microsoft AutoRoute 2006.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.94%
Windows 10 20.63%
Windows XP 18.75%
Windows Vista 14.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.97%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Windows 10 Home 7.91%
Windows 8.1 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 54.52%
  United Kingdom 19.68%
  France 6.77%
  United States 5.16%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Italy 2.90%
  Austria 2.58%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Norway 0.97%
  Sweden 0.97%
  DK 0.65%
  Canada 0.65%
  Spain 0.32%
  Ireland 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 26.63%
Acer 17.75%
Hewlett-Packard 13.02%
Intel 12.43%
Dell 10.06%
ASUS 5.92%
American Megatrends 4.73%
Toshiba 1.78%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7204 12.84%
MEDIONPC MS-7255 3.38%
MSI MS-7982 3.38%
MEDION MS-7848 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.70%

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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