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4% remove it96% keep it
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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 10 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 10. While about 36% 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
  • system.net.http.dll - System.Net.Http
  • system.net.http.formatting.dll - Microsoft ASP.NET MVC (System.Net.Http.Formatting)
  • system.net.http.webrequest.dll - System.Net.Http.WebRequest
  • system.web.http.dll - System.Web.Http
  • system.web.http.selfhost.dll - System.Web.Http.SelfHost
  • system.web.http.webhost.dll - System.Web.Http.WebHost
  • system.web.mvc.dll

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Office Animation Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.63%
Windows 10 30.82%
Windows XP 8.60%
Windows Vista 3.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.04%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.87%
Windows 7 Professional 10.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.87%
  Australia 7.94%
  India 5.08%
  Germany 4.13%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  Taiwan 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  Italy 2.86%
  Canada 2.54%
  Hong Kong 1.59%
  Singapore 1.59%
  Thailand 1.59%
  Russia 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.13%
Dell 23.04%
Acer 18.32%
ASUS 9.95%
Lenovo 6.28%
Toshiba 6.28%
Intel 3.14%
American Megatrends 1.57%
MSI 1.05%
Samsung 1.05%
Common models
Acer Aspire 1830 5.80%
Dell Latitude E6330 3.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.62%
Dell Latitude E6230 2.90%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.17%

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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