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Should I remove Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,312
United States Rank #4,992
Reach 0.0927%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.91 days
476.10 days >
Average installed length: 250.15 days


14.0.7015.1000 65.59%
14.0.6029.1000 13.35%
14.0.4763.1000 21.01%
14.0.4536.1000 0.05%

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Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

What is Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010?  (from Microsoft)

Using SharePoint Designer, you can rapidly create SharePoint solutions in response to business needs. Compose no-code solutions that encompass a variety of common scenarios, from collaborative sites and web publishing to Line-Of-Business data integration, business intelligence solutions, and human workflows, all levera...  Read more


Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 14.0.7015.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Icon.504A8512.30ED.486F.8949.D2349FD75137.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 45.42 MB (47,629,837 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 49% of users of Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE14\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall SHAREPOINTDESIGNER /dll OSETUP.DLL
Estimated size: 45.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

Program executable:Icon.504A8512.30ED.486F.8949.D2349FD75137.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Icon.504A8512.30ED.486F.8949.D2349FD75137.exe
Additional files:
  • BCSSync.exe - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office 2010 component)
  • EXCEL.EXE - Microsoft Excel
  • GROOVE.EXE - Microsoft SharePoint Workspace
  • GROOVEMN.EXE - Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Monitor
  • MSACCESS.EXE - Microsoft Access
  • MSOSYNC.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Cache
  • ONENOTE.EXE - Microsoft OneNote
  • ONENOTEM.EXE - Microsoft OneNote Quick Launcher
  • OUTLOOK.EXE - Microsoft Outlook
  • excelcnv.exe
  • IEContentService.exe
  • misc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{AECBC05E-0FD9-4FE1-BB74-52D6055DDC81}'.
  • EXCEL.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1D6E0D8-D25C-4C28-B56E-E2378DD4B56E}'.
  • MSACCESS.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D0043C1A-9FFE-47CE-B990-2BECA2030C8E}'.
  • GROOVE.EXE runs as a service named 'Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Audit Service' (Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Audit Service).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OfficeSyncProcess' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office 2010\Office14\MSOSYNC.EXE".
  • GROOVEMN.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GrooveMonitor' and executes as C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\GROOVEMN.EXE.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BCSSync.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BCSSync' which loads as "C:\MS Office\Office14\BCSSync.exe" /DelayServices.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GROOVE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\MS Office\Office14\GROOVE.EXE'.
  • ONENOTE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\ONENOTE.EXE'.
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:41.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018156783%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00041575%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00139993%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,567,728
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:105.33 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.36 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:22.52 MB
Total CPU:0.0037106658%
Kernel CPU:0.00161971%
User CPU:0.00209095%
CPU cycles/sec:269,488
I/O reads/min:4.27 KB
I/O writes/min:4.56 KB
Memory:2.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0000747709%
Kernel CPU:0.00004693%
User CPU:0.00002784%

How do I remove Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010?

You can uninstall Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 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 SharePoint Designer 2010, 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 SharePoint Designer 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.01%
Windows 10 44.10%
Windows XP 1.97%
Windows Vista 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.53%
Windows 10 Home 10.89%
Windows 10 Pro 9.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.46%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.58%
  Germany 4.29%
  Italy 4.20%
  United Kingdom 3.34%
  France 3.30%
  Netherlands 3.02%
  Russia 2.39%
  Canada 2.08%
  Australia 1.63%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Brazil 1.31%
  India 1.26%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Spain 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.99%
Hewlett-Packard 27.44%
ASUS 11.41%
Acer 9.18%
Toshiba 5.49%
Lenovo 4.89%
Samsung 2.92%
Intel 1.72%
Apple 0.86%
Medion 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.53%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.28%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.07%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.87%

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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