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1% remove it99% keep it
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AbiWord 2.6.8

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What is AbiWord?  (from AbiSource Developers)

AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks. AbiWord allows you to collaborate with multiple people on one document at the same time. It is tightly integrated with the AbiCollab.net web service, which lets you store documents online, a...  Read more


AbiWord 2.6.8 is a program developed by AbiSource Developers. The main program executable is abiword.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 15.5 MB (16,252,090 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 52% of users of AbiWord come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abisource.com/information/about
Help link: www.abisource.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AbiSuite2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AbiSuite2\UninstallAbiWord2.exe
Estimated size: 15.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AbiWord 2.6.8

Program executable:abiword.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\abisuite2\abiword\bin\abiword.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstallAbiWord2.exe - AbiWord (Installer for AbiWord)
  • Abi_IEG_Win32Native.dll
  • bzip2.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Bzip2 (Bzip: file compressor)
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • intl.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libintl: accessing NLS message catalogs (LGPLed libintl for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GObject
  • libgsf-1-114.dll
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libxml2-2.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

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Or, you can uninstall AbiWord 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 AbiWord 2.6.8, 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 AbiWord.

Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 37.25%
Windows Vista 31.37%
Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 10 13.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 7.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.46%
  United Kingdom 6.56%
  Sweden 4.92%
  Canada 4.92%
  Italy 4.92%
  France 3.28%
  Norway 3.28%
  Croatia 3.28%
  MA 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Russia 1.64%
  Argentina 1.64%
  Philippines 1.64%
  Israel 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.71%
Acer 19.51%
Dell 14.63%
Lenovo 12.20%
Intel 7.32%
American Megatrends 4.88%
Medion 2.44%
ASUS 2.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
Advent PQD5002 2.27%
Acer Extensa 7220 2.27%
Acer Aspire M1201 2.27%
Acer Aspire 7736 2.27%

About (from AbiSource Developers)

Like most Open Source projects, AbiWord started as a cathedral, but has become more like a bazaar.
Publisher URL: www.abisource.com

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JV7over a year ago
I've had no problems at all with AbiWord