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Should I remove Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,120
United States Rank #13,647
Reach 0.0150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.80 days
610.88 days >
Average installed length: 320.97 days


11.0.8173.0 80.57%
11.0.7969.0 3.32%
11.0.4301.6360 0.47%
11.0.3216.5614 15.64%

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Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003


Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003 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. 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 software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 697.93 KB (714,679 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 55% of users of Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\ART\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{90530409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 697.93 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003

  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office Shared input style property library. (Microsoft Office IME Shared property library.)
  • DSITF.DLL - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility Proxy
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control (Microsoft Office 2003 component)
  • DSSM.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility
  • AUTHZAX.DLL - Microsoft Office Authorization Control
  • MSOAUTH.DLL - MSN Communities Publishing Support (Web services authentication)
  • VISBRGR.DLL - Microsoft Visio Document Bridger
  • XMLRW.DLL - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XML Slim Library)
  • MSCAL.OCX - Microsoft Calendar Control
  • ACCWIZ.DLL - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Access Wizard Controls)
  • AW.DLL
  • MSACCESS.EXE - Microsoft Office Access
  • MSAEXP30.DLL - Microsoft Access Expression Builder
  • OMFCU.DLL - Microsoft Office MFC
  • SOA.DLL - MSAPP Export Support for Microsoft Access
  • STSLIST.DLL - Microsoft Office List Datasheet Component
  • MSJSPP40.DLL - Microsoft (R) Jet (Microsoft Jet Sharepoint Isam)
  • HLP95EN.DLL - Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office WinHelp Utility DLL)
  • MSOUTLS.DLL - Microsoft Visio (Microsoft Visio MSO Utilities)
  • VISDLGU.DLL - Visio Dialog Maker
  • VISGRF.DLL - Visio Graph Object
  • VISIO.EXE - Microsoft Office Visio
  • VISLIB.DLL - Microsoft Office Visio DLL
  • VISOCX.DLL - Microsoft Visio Drawing Control
  • VISPRX32.DLL - VisPrx32 DLL
  • VISSHE.DLL - Visio Shell Extension DLL
  • REFEDIT.DLL - RefEdit Object
  • BIDI32.DLL - Bidi32 (BIDI32 DLL)
  • MULTIQ.DLL - PKM (PKM executable)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MSACCESS.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Bliss'.

How do I remove Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003 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 Office Visio Standard 2003 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 Visio Standard 2003, 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 Visio Standard 2003.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.98%
Windows XP 17.54%
Windows 8 14.22%
Windows Vista 4.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.64%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.16%
Windows 8.1 4.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.31%
  United Kingdom 5.86%
  France 4.76%
  Germany 4.76%
  Australia 3.30%
  Canada 3.30%
  India 1.83%
  Austria 1.83%
  Israel 1.47%
  Italy 1.47%
  Singapore 1.10%
  Sweden 1.10%
  Portugal 1.10%
  Japan 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.77%
Hewlett-Packard 29.23%
Acer 8.46%
Lenovo 6.92%
ASUS 4.62%
Toshiba 3.08%
Intel 3.08%
Sahara 1.54%
Gateway 0.77%
Medion 0.77%
American Megatrends 0.77%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 980 2.59%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.59%
Dell Latitude E6540 2.59%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.72%
ASUS All Series 1.72%
Dell Vostro 3500 1.72%

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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