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Should I remove Microsoft Office Web Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #21,209
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VersionDistribution 14.29% 85.71%

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Microsoft Office Web Components


Microsoft Office Web Components is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 103 files and is usually about 2.24 MB (2,344,960 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 43% of users of Microsoft Office Web Components come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft office\office\3082
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{002C9999-0000-0000-C000-000000000112}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Web Components

  • msowci.dll - Microsoft Office 2000 (Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components)
  • msowc.dll
  • msowcf.dll - msowcf Module

How do I remove Microsoft Office Web Components?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Office Web Components 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 Web Components 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 Web Components, 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 Web Components.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.68%
Windows XP 35.71%
Windows Vista 15.08%
Windows 8 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.48%
Windows 7 Professional 8.87%
Windows 8.1 4.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.57%
  Germany 20.27%
  United Kingdom 4.73%
  France 3.38%
  Spain 3.38%
  Canada 3.38%
  Brazil 2.03%
  Poland 2.03%
  Hong Kong 1.35%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Sweden 1.35%
  Netherlands 1.35%
  Croatia 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 15.94%
Hewlett-Packard 15.94%
American Megatrends 10.14%
Intel 5.80%
Toshiba 5.80%
Medion 2.90%
Sahara 2.90%
Gateway 1.45%
ASUS 1.45%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-6728 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 1750 1.92%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 1.92%
Dell Inspiron N5040 1.92%

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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