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Should I remove Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #637
United States Rank #495
Reach 1.0590%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.02 days
472.53 days >
Average installed length: 248.28 days

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Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites

What is Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites?

The Microsoft Office Activation Assistant (OAA) is a tool that allows customers who have the 2007 Microsoft Office system preinstalled on a new PC to buy a product key or get a key to activate a 60-day trial version of Microsoft Office Professional 2007. After the OAA is installed, the customer can use a desktop icon to obtain a trial product key and find more information about Office Professional 2007.

About  (from Microsoft)

Increase sales. Capture that second-chance opportunity to sell the 2007 Office system by redirecting trial customers back to you for the final sale. Now you can include your contact information in the new Office Activation Assistant.


The main program executable is microsoft office activation assistant.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 6.58 MB (6,904,850 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\{b3c2c1cd-6b77-4a96-b670-f734ac2a1cbc}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{174892B1-CBE7-44F5-86FF-AB555EFD73A3}\Microsoft Office Activation Assistant.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 6.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites

Program executable:microsoft office activation assistant.exe
Activation Assistant
Path:C:\ProgramData\{b3c2c1cd-6b77-4a96-b670-f734ac2a1cbc}\microsoft office activation assistant.exe
Additional files:
  • sysprep.exe - Kladblok

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0228978513%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01655409%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00634376%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:92,311
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:129 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites?

You can uninstall Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Activation Assistant for the 2007 Microsoft Office suites.

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 71.21%
Windows 7 25.34%
Windows 10 2.02%
Windows XP 1.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 60.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.11%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.69%
Windows Vista Business 1.61%
Windows 10 Home 1.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.26%
  Germany 6.84%
  France 5.64%
  United Kingdom 5.53%
  Canada 3.80%
  Italy 2.93%
  Australia 2.51%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Spain 1.44%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Finland 0.63%
  Austria 0.60%
  Poland 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 53.51%
Toshiba 14.74%
Acer 14.07%
Medion 5.58%
ASUS 4.92%
Gateway 2.80%
Lenovo 2.63%
Samsung 1.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.98%
HP G60 Notebook PC 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 6.19%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.21%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.88%

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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