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Should I remove Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #8,574
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Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006

What is Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Encarta 2006 is the #1 best-selling encyclopedia brand*. It's a source you can trust for exploring a world of knowledge that's accurate, engaging, and up to date with over 50,000 articles, tens of thousands of pictures and sound clips, videos, animations, games, maps, and more. Encarta brings you carefully re...  Read more


Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006 is a program developed by Microsoft. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 798.31 KB (817,465 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 91% of users of Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Colombia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encarta\Encarta Encyclopedia Standard Edition 2006\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{06040048-3E21-46D6-9A91-D927BA08F41D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 798.31 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006

  • DW15.EXE - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • MOBB200.DLL - Microsoft MapPoint Application (Microsoft MapPoint Map Object)
  • ENCSPLSH.DLL - Microsoft Encarta 2006 (Microsoft Encarta 2006 Opening Screen)
  • LRMDLL.DLL - Microsoft Class Server (Microsoft Class Server Component)
  • MSSPELL3.DLL - Microsoft® Speller (Microsoft Speller DLL)
  • ESBSI.EXE - Microsoft Encarta (Encarta Search Bar Show Instruction)
  • CUSTSAT.DLL - custsat
  • ENCARTA.EXE - Encarta (Microsoft Encarta 2006)
  • itircl54.dll - Microsoft (R) Infotech Technology Library (Microsoft® InfoTech IR Local DLL)
  • msitss.dll - Microsoft(R) Infotech Information Storage System Library (Microsoft® InfoTech Storage System Library)

How do I remove Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006?

You can uninstall Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 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 Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 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 Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006.

Win Vista (SP2) 36%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 41.42%
Windows 7 31.72%
Windows XP 15.86%
Windows 10 11.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 36.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.58%
Windows 7 Professional 5.52%
Windows 8.1 4.22%
Windows 10 Home 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.80%
  Canada 8.22%
  Colombia 0.20%
  United Kingdom 0.20%
  Jamaica 0.20%
  Singapore 0.20%
  TT 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 69.05%
Hewlett-Packard 12.30%
Acer 6.35%
Toshiba 3.97%
American Megatrends 2.38%
Intel 1.98%
ASUS 0.79%
Gateway 0.79%
Sahara 0.79%
Compaq 0.79%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 8.11%
Dell Inspiron 531 6.31%
Dell Dimension C521 5.86%
Dell Dell DXP061 5.41%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.50%
Dell Dell DM061 4.05%

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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