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6% remove it94% keep it
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Microsoft Office Sounds


Microsoft Office Sounds is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is adobe air updater.exe. The software installer includes 79 files and is usually about 636.5 KB (651,776 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 72% of users of Microsoft Office Sounds come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\media\office97
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{10CE1EA2-12E9-11D3-825E-00C04F6843FE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 636.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Sounds

Program executable:adobe air updater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe air\versions\1.0\resources\adobe air updater.exe
Additional files:
  • deleteprogramdatafiles.ca.dll - DeleteProgramDataFiles
  • mfc100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcrt.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)

How do I remove Microsoft Office Sounds?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Sounds 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 Office Sounds, 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 Office Sounds.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.28%
Windows 10 27.66%
Windows XP 13.65%
Windows Vista 5.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.12%
Windows 7 Professional 18.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.58%
Windows 10 Home 5.60%
Windows 10 Pro 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.06%
  United Kingdom 5.20%
  Germany 4.25%
  Canada 2.78%
  Australia 2.52%
  South Africa 1.21%
  Japan 0.68%
  New Zealand 0.58%
  Brazil 0.53%
  Netherlands 0.53%
  Hong Kong 0.47%
  France 0.47%
  India 0.47%
  Belgium 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.99%
Hewlett-Packard 27.35%
Acer 6.87%
Toshiba 5.78%
ASUS 4.70%
Intel 3.86%
American Megatrends 1.93%
Lenovo 1.81%
Sahara 1.33%
MSI 0.60%
Samsung 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.16%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.59%
Dell XPS 8700 2.59%
ASUS All Series 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.30%

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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