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Should I remove Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,533
United States Rank #30,484
Reach 0.0226%

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.8173.0 80.44%
11.0.7969.0 1.58%
11.0.6361.0 0.32%
11.0.5614.0 17.67%

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Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools

What is Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft® Office 2003 Proofing Tools includes spelling and grammar checkers, thesauruses, AutoCorrect lists, Hyphenator, and other editing tools that help users create and edit Office documents in more than 50 languages. Proofing tools for all languages are included on a single CD, but you can install the tools for on...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 11.0.8173.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,674,752 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 8% of users of Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Croatia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{901F0409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools

  • WINWORD.EXE - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Office Word)
  • CONVTEXT.EXE
  • DSSM.EXE
  • EXCEL.EXE
  • GRAPH.EXE
  • MSOHELP.EXE
  • MSOHTMED.EXE
  • MSTORDB.EXE
  • MSTORE.EXE
  • OIS.EXE
  • POWERPNT.EXE
  • PPTVIEW.EXE
  • PROFLWIZ.EXE
  • SETLANG.EXE
  • WAVTOASF.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EXCEL.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MSOffice\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE'.

How do I remove Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools 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 Office 2003 Proofing Tools, 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 Office 2003 Proofing Tools.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 43%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#14,533

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 44.48%
Windows 7 38.49%
Windows 8 8.52%
Windows Vista 8.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 44.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.54%
Windows 7 Professional 12.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.79%
Windows 8.1 2.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

8.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 8.46%
  Netherlands 7.84%
  Croatia 7.52%
  Greece 6.90%
  Romania 6.58%
  Israel 4.39%
  Lithuania 4.08%
  Sweden 3.76%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  BG 3.76%
  Germany 3.45%
  CY 3.13%
  Belgium 2.51%
  Portugal 2.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
GIGABYTE 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 7.07%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Intel 5.05%
Sahara 4.55%
Toshiba 4.04%
Samsung 1.01%
Sony 0.51%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 4.24%
INTELR AWRDACPI 2.54%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 2.54%
GBT GBTUACPI 2.54%
MSI MS-7680 1.69%
Dell Latitude E6420 1.69%

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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