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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #33,872
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1.0.1443.0 99.00%

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Microsoft Mouse Mischief


Microsoft Mouse Mischief is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.0.1443.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 8.52 MB (8,931,328 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 31% of users of Microsoft Mouse Mischief come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and Colombia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179834
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft mouse mischief\mouse mischief authoring add-in\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D46BC537-E841-442A-861E-784DB19CA7C3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Mouse Mischief

  • microsoft.multipoint.mischief.authoring.dll - Microsoft Mouse Mischief
  • microsoft.multipoint.mischief.authoring.resources.dll
  • microsoft.multipoint.mischief.common.dll
  • microsoft.multipoint.mischief.common.resources.dll
  • microsoft.multipoint.mischief.launcher.resources.dll - Mouse Mischief Launcher
  • mousemischieflauncher.exe
  • mousemischiefplayer.exe - Mouse Mischief Player
  • mousemischiefplayer.resources.dll
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

How do I remove Microsoft Mouse Mischief?

You can uninstall Microsoft Mouse Mischief 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 Mouse Mischief, 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 Mouse Mischief.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.24%
Windows 10 9.90%
Windows Vista 8.91%
Windows XP 4.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.05%
Windows 7 Professional 18.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.37%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.63%
  Saudi Arabia 7.21%
  Colombia 6.31%
  Canada 5.41%
  France 3.60%
  Australia 3.60%
  Spain 3.60%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Greece 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  BO 1.80%
  Thailand 1.80%
  Norway 1.80%
  India 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.47%
Dell 23.29%
Acer 16.44%
ASUS 5.48%
Lenovo 2.74%
Toshiba 2.74%
Compaq 1.37%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Common models
HP 1000 Notebook PC 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.22%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.11%

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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