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Should I remove Microsoft Filter Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,841
United States Rank #9,694
Reach 0.0508%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.24 days
208.28 days >
Average installed length: 109.43 days


14.0.7015.1000 59.55%
14.0.6029.1000 18.54%
14.0.4763.1000 21.91%

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Microsoft Filter Pack 2.0

What is Microsoft Filter Pack?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Filter Pack is a single point-of-distribution for Office IFilters. IFilters are components that allow search services to index content of specific file types, letting you search for content in those files. They are intended for use with Microsoft Search Services (Sharepoint, SQL, Exchange, Windows Search)...  Read more


Microsoft Filter Pack 2.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 14.0.7015.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 499 KB (510,976 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 35% of users of Microsoft Filter Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=161343
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{95140000-2000-0409-1000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 499 KB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Filter Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Filter Pack 2.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Filter Pack 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 Microsoft Filter Pack 2.0, 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 Microsoft Filter Pack.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.49%
Windows 8 16.69%
Windows XP 7.43%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.89%
Windows 7 Professional 21.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.52%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.13%
  Germany 9.63%
  France 9.13%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  India 3.63%
  Canada 3.38%
  Romania 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Australia 1.75%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Saudi Arabia 1.13%
  Malaysia 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.60%
Hewlett-Packard 21.08%
Acer 12.25%
ASUS 10.29%
Intel 5.88%
Samsung 3.43%
Lenovo 3.19%
Medion 1.72%
Apple 0.98%
Toshiba 0.74%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 6.13%
Dell Latitude E6410 3.30%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.83%
Dell XPS 8500 2.36%
ASUS All Series 2.36%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 2.36%

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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