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9% remove it91% keep it
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3.14.007 25.00%
3.12.003 25.00%
3.11.005 25.00%
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Morningstar Office


Morningstar Office is a software program developed by Morningstar. The most common release is 3.14.007, 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 setup package generally installs about 44 files. The installed file MstarUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: advisor.morningstar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5902CC7E-BA7B-468C-8DBB-CD526CC83DAA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Morningstar Office

  • PresentationStudio.exe - Morningstar Presentation Studio (application launcher)
  • Morningstar.Interface.Generic.dll - Morningstar.Interface.Generic
  • Integrator.dll
  • PerfRptController.exe - PerfRptController (Morningstar PerfRptController)
  • MstarUpdate.exe - AWSOE (Morningstar Office Edition)
  • MstarUpdateVista.exe
  • MSUpdate.exe
  • MSUpdateVista.exe
  • ToolkitPro1042vc80U.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • Calculation_CPP.dll - Morningstar Calculation Library (Calculation Library)
  • RWUXThemeS.dll (by Rogue Wave Software Inc) - RWUXTheme Dynamic Link Library
  • RWUXThemeSU.dll (by Rogue Wave Software Inc)
  • sfl300asu.dll - Stingray Foundation Library (Stingray Foundation Library DLL - Unicode Release Ver.)
  • AccountSummary.dll
  • AWDImport.exe - MStarAWD Application
  • CollectInfo.exe - CollectI Application
  • MStarAWD.exe
  • MstarAWDChs.dll
  • MstarAWDEna.dll
  • MstarAWDEnu.dll
  • MstarAWDEnz.dll
  • MStarFundFlows.dll
  • PerfRptCalculate.dll
  • UserFund.dll
  • og1000asu.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Objective Grid (ObjGrid DLL Shared Library - Release Version)
  • AwdUnstaller.exe - AwdInstaller (Morningstar AwdInstaller)
  • ImportTools.exe
  • Logout30.exe
  • OpenFile.exe
  • RestartProcess.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MSUpdateVista.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Office\MSUpdateVista.exe'.
  • MSUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Office\MSUpdate.exe'.
  • MStarAWD.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Office\MStarAWD.exe'.
  • AWDImport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Office\AWDImport.exe'.

How do I remove Morningstar Office?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Samsung 25.00%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 50.00%
Samsung 90X3A 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 25.00%


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