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Microsoft Codename Max


Microsoft Codename Max is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.0.60222.0003, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 16 files. The installed file maxupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 80% of users of Microsoft Codename Max come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/max
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=49397
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft codename max
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9DAEBCCD-BE7A-4DEF-85A7-656EE5CDD622}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Codename Max

  • max.exe - Microsoft® Codename Max
  • maxui.dll
  • mcommon.dll
  • mcore.dll
  • mdata.dll
  • minterop.dll
  • msidcrl.dll - Microsoft® Identity CRL (IDCRL Dynamic Link Library)
  • mstartupcore.dll
  • mstyle.dll
  • news.dll
  • organize.dll
  • photos.dll
  • share.dll
  • maxupdate.exe - Microsoft Codename Max (Microsoft Codename Max Update Program)
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • max.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Codename Max\max.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Codename Max?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Codename Max 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 Microsoft Codename Max, 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 Microsoft Codename Max.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
American Megatrends 50.00%

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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