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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,938
United States Rank #34,042
Reach 0.0274%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.10 days
592.88 days >
Average installed length: 311.51 days


2009 100.00%

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Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection


Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection is a program developed by Microsoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 2.5 MB (2,625,325 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 22% of users of Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection come from DZ, it is also popular in MA and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Encarta\Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection DVD\ENCARTA.EXE
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{09180081-2C94-4A67-8E55-8483C019C7D2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.5 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection

  • CONTENTUPDATEDOWNLOADER.EXE - Microsoft Encarta (Microsoft Encarta Content Update Downloader)
  • CUSTSAT.DLL - custsat
  • EDICT.EXE - Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries
  • EDICTRES.DLL - Dicos Microsoft Encarta
  • ENCARTA.EXE - Encarta (Microsoft Encarta)
  • ENCSET.EXE - Microsoft Encarta EncSet
  • ENCSPLSH.DLL - Microsoft Encarta 2007 (Écran d'ouverture de Microsoft Encarta 2007)
  • ESBSI.EXE - Encarta Search Bar Show Instruction
  • GEOCOMP.DLL - Microsoft Encarta GeoComp
  • MICROSOFT.ENCARTA.BTREE.DLL - Microsoft Encarta BTree Library
  • MICROSOFT.ENCARTA.FGSEARCH.DLL - Microsoft Encarta Search
  • MICROSOFT.ENCARTA.QUICKMATCHINTEROP.DLL - Microsoft Encarta Quick Match Interop
  • MICROSOFT.ENCARTA.SEARCH.DLL - Microsoft Encarta Search Library
  • MICROSOFT.ENCARTA.UTILITY.DLL - Microsoft Encarta Utilities
  • MOBB200.DLL - Microsoft MapPoint Application (Microsoft MapPoint Map Object)
  • MSSPELL3.DLL - Natural Language Components (Microsoft Speller)
  • QMLISTUI.DLL - Microsoft Encarta Quickmatch list user interface module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • EDICT.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'L09EXLRD_4377388' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Student\Microsoft Student con Encarta Premium 2009 DVD\EDICT.EXE" -m.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:24.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0040328041%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00103199%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00300081%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:57,186
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.61 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:65 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection?

You can uninstall Microsoft Encarta 2009 - Collection 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 Encarta 2009 - Collection, 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 Encarta 2009 - Collection.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.17%
Windows 10 27.91%
Windows XP 3.70%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.49%
Windows 7 Professional 21.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.69%
Windows 10 Pro 5.94%
Windows Se7en Titan 3.90%
Windows 8 Pro 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.24% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 22.24%
  MA 17.02%
  France 13.73%
  United States 6.58%
  CI 6.58%
  TN 5.03%
  CM 2.71%
  SN 2.51%
  GA 1.74%
  United Kingdom 1.74%
  Canada 1.35%
  CD 1.35%
  BF 1.16%
  Portugal 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.76%
Acer 19.64%
Dell 15.50%
Toshiba 11.63%
ASUS 6.20%
Lenovo 3.88%
Samsung 3.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.09%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.35%
HP ProBook 4540s 3.35%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.97%
HP 620 2.60%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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