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Should I remove Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #70
United States Rank #37
Reach 5.6181%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.41 days
395.72 days >
Average installed length: 207.92 days


12.0.6612.1000 86.39%
12.0.6514.5001 6.23%
12.0.6425.1000 1.46%
12.0.6215.1000 0.21%
12.0.6021.5000 1.08%
12.0.4518.1014 4.61%
12.0 0.00%

Typically installed together

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Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system

What is Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system?

By installing the Compatibility Pack in addition to Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, you will be able to open, edit, and save files using the file formats in newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint . The Compatibility Pack can also be used in conjunction with the Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer 2003, and PowerPoint Viewer 2003 to view files saved in these new formats.


The most used version is 12.0.6612.1000, 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 main program executable is O12ConvIcon.exe. The software installer includes 104 files and is usually about 490.68 KB (502,461 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{90120000-0020-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{90120000-0020-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 490.68 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system

Program executable:O12ConvIcon.exe
Name:2007 Microsoft Office system
2007 Microsoft Office component
Additional files:
  • O12ConvIcon.exe - 2007 Microsoft Office system (2007 Microsoft Office component)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • windowslivesync.exe - Windows Live Sync
  • windowslivesync.resource.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • windowslivesync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe'.

How do I remove Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system?

You can uninstall Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system 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 Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system, 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 Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.29%
Windows Vista 20.23%
Windows 10 11.60%
Windows XP 10.82%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.73%
Windows 7 Professional 6.22%
Windows 10 Home 5.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.52%
  United Kingdom 7.64%
  Canada 3.92%
  Australia 1.60%
  Germany 1.00%
  India 0.71%
  Israel 0.61%
  Italy 0.56%
  Netherlands 0.53%
  Brazil 0.44%
  Ireland 0.38%
  Romania 0.36%
  Spain 0.35%
  New Zealand 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.84%
Dell 27.65%
Acer 14.20%
Toshiba 12.62%
ASUS 2.34%
Intel 1.43%
American Megatrends 1.25%
Lenovo 1.05%
Samsung 0.98%
Gateway 0.73%
Sahara 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.84%
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.70%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.79%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.93%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.72%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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