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Office Animation Runtime


Office Animation Runtime is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 980.5 KB (1,004,032 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 32% of users of Office Animation Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\proc\windows live\sync
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AEEB3643-71DE-414d-9E3F-1159177FE211}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 980.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Office Animation Runtime

  • windowslivesync.exe - Windows Live Sync
  • windowslivesync.resource.dll
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • windowslivesync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe'.

How do I remove Office Animation Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove Office Animation Runtime from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Office Animation Runtime 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Office Animation Runtime, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Office Animation Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.74%
Windows 8 26.41%
Windows XP 9.52%
Windows Vista 4.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.23%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.79%
Windows 7 Professional 10.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.61%
Windows 8.1 6.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.64%
  Australia 9.38%
  India 5.47%
  Germany 4.69%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  France 2.73%
  Italy 2.73%
  Taiwan 2.73%
  Canada 2.34%
  Hong Kong 1.95%
  Singapore 1.95%
  Thailand 1.95%
  Israel 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.69%
Dell 24.07%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 9.26%
Lenovo 7.41%
Toshiba 4.32%
Intel 3.09%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Compaq 1.85%
Samsung 1.23%
Apple 0.62%
Common models
Acer Aspire 1830 5.34%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.82%
Dell Latitude E6330 3.82%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 3.05%
Dell Latitude E6230 3.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.29%

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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