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Should I remove Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #19,678
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4.0.1651.0 12.75%
4.0.1639.0 87.25%

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Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro


Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 4.0.1639.0, 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 Encoder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 37 files. 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 57% of users of Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75066
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Encoder 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Encoder 4\XSetup.exe" -x -AppLangIC:1033 "-manifesC:EncoderManifest.cab" "-sourcC:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Ex
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro

Program executable:Encoder.exe
Name:Expression Encoder
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Encoder 4\Encoder.exe
Additional files:
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.UtilitiesUI.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.UtilitiesUI
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.CommonUI.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.CommonUI
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.Project.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.Project
  • vc1ecore.dll - Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
  • Setup.exe - Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup
  • XSetup.exe - Microsoft Expression Encoder
  • XSetupAct.dll - Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup Action File
  • XSetupLic.dll - Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup Licensing File
  • XSetupSqm.dll - Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup CEIP File
  • XSetupUI.dll - Microsoft Expression Encoder Setup User Interface
  • Microsoft.Windows.Design.Extensibility.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • Microsoft.Windows.Design.Interaction.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseActivator.exe - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression license Activation helper)
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseInstaller.dll - Microsoft Expression license installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicenseKeyInstaller.exe - Microsoft Expression license key installer
  • Microsoft.Expression.LicensePhoneActivator.exe
  • Encoder.exe - Expression Encoder (Encoder)
  • EncoderCore.dll - EncoderCore
  • Microsoft.Expression.Extensibility.dll - Extensibility (Microsoft Expression Framework)
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.CoreUI.dll - Workspaces
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • EEScreen.exe - Expression Encoder Screen Capture
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.EEScreen.Codec.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.EEScreen.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.EncoderUI.dll - Expression Encoder
  • Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.Utilities2.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Licensing.dll - Microsoft Expression Licensing

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EEScreen.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{78B538FE-A880-4DBA-9A25-A5708E702518}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro?

You can uninstall Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 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 Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 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 Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.09%
Windows 10 35.57%
Windows XP 1.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.45%
Windows 7 Professional 21.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.84%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.30%
  United Kingdom 7.03%
  France 3.24%
  Germany 3.24%
  Spain 2.16%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  South Africa 1.62%
  India 1.62%
  Italy 1.62%
  MA 1.08%
  Russia 1.08%
  Canada 1.08%
  Turkey 1.08%
  Poland 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.33%
Hewlett-Packard 24.72%
ASUS 7.87%
Acer 5.62%
Lenovo 4.49%
Gateway 2.25%
Medion 2.25%
Alienware 2.25%
Sony 2.25%
Toshiba 1.12%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 4.55%
ASUSTeK G72GX 1.82%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.82%
Dell Latitude E6530 1.82%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.82%
Dell XPS 8300 1.82%

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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