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Should I remove Box for Office?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,397
United States Rank #11,321
Reach 0.0200%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 135.55 days
789.52 days >
Average installed length: 414.83 days


4.1.1120.0 0.25%
4.1.1102.0 0.25%
4.0.915.0 0.25%
4.0.627.0 0.25%
3.8.465.0 10.91%
3.7.6 80.71%
3.7.4 0.76%
3.6.2 4.06%
3.5.7 2.54%

Other programs by Box, Inc

Box for Office

What is Box for Office?  (from Box, Inc)

Box for Office is a free add-on that helps you open Box files directly from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, then save to the cloud and share with colleagues using Box shared links without ever leaving the Office programs you use the most. This add-on is compatible with Microsoft Office versions 2007 and 2010, and is avai...  Read more


Box for Office is a program developed by Box, Inc. The most used version is 3.7.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is Box.MSWord_AddIn.dll. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 16.35 MB (17,144,694 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 58% of users of Box for Office come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.box.net
Help link: www.box.net/quote
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Box\Box for Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AA6208C5-AB9A-4A77-B9AD-DDB139BC28AE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Box for Office

Program module:Box.MSWord_AddIn.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\Box\Box for Office\Box.MSWord_AddIn.dll
Additional files:
  • UpgradeService.exe (by Box) - Box for Office Upgrade Service
  • Box.FileSharing.Providers.V2.dll (by Box) - Box.FileSharing.Providers.V2
  • Box.MSPowerPoint_AddIn.dll - Box.MSPowerPoint_AddIn
  • WinVerifyTrustHelper.dll - WinVerifyTrustHelper
  • Box.MSProject_AddIn.dll - Box.MSProject_AddIn
  • Box.RequestHandler.dll - Box.RequestHandler
  • Box.UploadComplete.dll - Box.UploadComplete
  • Box.GlobalLibrary.dll - Box.GlobalLibrary
  • Box.MSExcel_AddIn.dll - Box.MSExcel_AddIn
  • Box.MSVisio_AddIn.dll - Box.MSVisio_AddIn
  • Box.Cryptography.dll - Box.Cryptography
  • Box.MSWord_AddIn.dll - Box.MSWord_AddIn
  • Box.Excel.AddIn.dll - Box.Excel.AddIn
  • Box.FileSharing.dll - Box.FileSharing
  • Box.OutLook_AddIn.dll - Box for Outlook
  • Box.FolderTree.dll - Box.FolderTree
  • Box.Word.AddIn.dll - Box.Word.AddIn
  • Box.Openfile.dll - Box.Openfile
  • Box.Savefile.dll - Box.Savefile
  • Box.Objects.dll - Box.Objects
  • Box.Share.dll - Box.Share
  • Box.API.dll - Box.API
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AppLimit.NetSparkle.dll (by Dirk Eisenberg) - NetSparkle
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • UpgradeService.exe runs as a service named 'Box for Office Upgrade Service' (Box for Office Upgrade Service) "Box for Office Upgrade Service".

How do I remove Box for Office?

You can uninstall Box for 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Box for Office, 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 Box for Office.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.24%
Windows 10 24.37%
Windows XP 5.58%
Windows Vista 3.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 17.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.61%
Windows 8.1 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.05%
  United Kingdom 4.37%
  Germany 3.38%
  Canada 2.98%
  France 2.58%
  Taiwan 2.19%
  Japan 2.19%
  Spain 2.19%
  Australia 1.99%
  Italy 1.99%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Hong Kong 0.99%
  Sweden 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.73%
Hewlett-Packard 30.20%
Acer 10.98%
ASUS 8.24%
Sony 4.31%
Intel 3.14%
Toshiba 2.75%
Lenovo 1.96%
Samsung 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.61%
Dell XPS 8300 3.95%
Dell XPS 8500 2.63%
HP-Pavilion AZ222AV-ABA H... 1.97%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 1.97%


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