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Should I remove iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #687
United States Rank #217
Reach 0.9946%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.42 days
572.80 days >
Average installed length: 300.96 days


010.000.0101 94.37%
009.000.0002 5.63%

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iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime

What is iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime?  (from Vantage Linguistics)

iSEEK AnswerWorks employs an intuitive, natural language interface and semantic search technology, users can phrase their questions in everyday language and receive more accurate results. This technology is licensable to companies who require superior help and documentation search. iSEEK AnswerWorks is a search applica...  Read more


iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime is a software program developed by Vantage Linguistics. The most common release is 010.000.0101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 2.77 MB (2,907,648 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 96% of users of iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vantagelinguistics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dell datasafe online
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{18A8E78B-9EF2-496E-B310-BCD8E4C1DAB3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime

  • olbeng.dll
  • datasafeonline.exe - DataSafeOnline
  • sdbshared.dll - Shared
  • balloonwindow.dll
  • cpputils.dll
  • sdbshared.xmlserializers.dll
  • sdbui.dll
  • agcore.debug.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Silverlight (4.0.60310.0)
  • agcore.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft agcore dll
  • awApi5.dll - iSEEK AnswerWorks (iSEEK AnswerWorks 5 API)
  • balloonwindow.resources.dll
  • coreclr.dll - Microsoft® Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Runtime Common Language Runtime - WorkStation)
  • datasafeonline.resources.dll
  • launcher.exe - Launcher
  • ltmorph40.dll
  • LtSpynEn30.dll - English SPYN
  • microsoft.silverlight.build.tasks.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • microsoft.visualbasic.debug.resources.dll - Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll
  • microsoft.visualbasic.dll - Visual Basic Runtime Library
  • microsoft.visualbasic.resources.dll
  • mscorlib.debug.resources.dll - mscorlib.dll
  • mscorlib.dll - Microsoft Common Language Runtime Class Library
  • mscorlib.resources.dll
  • mscorrc.debug.dll - Microsoft .NET Runtime resources
  • mscorrc.dll
  • msvcm90.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • npctrl.dll - Silverlight Plug-In
  • npctrlui.dll
  • sdbshared.resources.dll
  • sdbui.resources.dll
  • system.core.debug.resources.dll - System.Core.dll
  • system.core.dll - .NET Framework
  • system.debug.resources.dll - System.dll
  • system.dll
  • system.net.debug.resources.dll - System.Net.dll
  • system.net.dll - Silverlight Network Class Library - System.Net.dll
  • system.resources.dll
  • system.runtime.serialization.debug.resources.dll - System.Runtime.Serialization.dll
  • system.runtime.serialization.dll
  • system.servicemodel.debug.resources.dll - System.ServiceModel.dll
  • system.servicemodel.dll
  • system.servicemodel.web.debug.resources.dll - System.ServiceModel.Web.dll
  • system.servicemodel.web.dll
  • system.windows.browser.debug.resources.dll - System.Windows.Browser.dll
  • system.windows.browser.dll - Silverlight System.Windows.Browser
  • system.windows.debug.resources.dll - System.Windows.dll
  • system.windows.dll
  • system.xml.debug.resources.dll - System.Xml.dll
  • system.xml.dll
  • VFisSDK25.dll - ViaFacts SDK 2.5 (ViaFacts SDK 2.5 dll)
  • xamlservices.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • zlib114.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npctrl.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npctrl.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npctrl.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Ag Player' with a plugin key of '@Microsoft.com/NpCtrl,version=1.0' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • datasafeonline.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B764B2B7-6AC6-4FAC-B186-F02387AE6831}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • datasafeonline.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell DataSafe Online' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell DataSafe Online\DataSafeOnline.exe" /m.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.54 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0046750366%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00155835%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00311669%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,537,764
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13.87 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime?

You can uninstall iSEEK AnswerWorks English 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 iSEEK AnswerWorks English 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 iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by iSEEK AnswerWorks English Runtime you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.99%
Windows 10 41.06%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Windows XP 2.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.24%
Windows 10 Home 15.56%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 8.1 10.89%
Windows 10 Pro 4.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.29%
  Canada 2.12%
  United Kingdom 0.22%
  Brazil 0.11%
  France 0.11%
  Australia 0.11%
  Germany 0.08%
  Mexico 0.06%
  Italy 0.06%
  PR 0.05%
  Israel 0.04%
  Netherlands 0.04%
  Spain 0.03%
  United Arab Emirates 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.22%
Hewlett-Packard 34.13%
Toshiba 7.99%
Acer 6.96%
ASUS 4.76%
Lenovo 3.29%
Intel 1.50%
Samsung 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.30%
Dell XPS 8700 3.82%
Dell XPS 8300 3.61%
Dell XPS 8500 3.46%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.12%

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Hooptiejover a year ago
This program is related to Quicken help files.