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Should I remove Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,786
United States Rank #35,237
Reach 0.0018%


VersionDistribution 97.14%
1.0.0 2.86%

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Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office

What is Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office?

This add-in for Office 2003 & XP enables you to embed a Creative Commons license into a document that you create using the popular applications: Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, or Microsoft Office Excel. With a Creative Commons license, authors can express their intentions regarding how their works may be used by others.

The add-in downloads the Creative Commons license you designate from the Creative Commons Web site and inserts it directly into your creative work. Creative Commons supports a number of languages.

About  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Office productivity applications are the most widely used personal productivity applications in the world, and Microsoft’s goal is to enhance the user’s experience with those applications. Empowering Microsoft Office users to express their intentions through Creative Commons licenses is another way Microsoft ...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 3 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=113B53DD-1CC0-4FBE-9E1D-B91D07C76504&displaylang=en
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft office creative commons add-in
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EC719582-B6B4-436A-922B-67094106AB81}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office

  • creativecommonsaddin.dll - Creative Commons add-in for Microsoft Office
  • extensibility.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • creativecommonsaddinshim.dll - CreativeCommonsAddinShim (COM Shim for Creative Commons Add-in)

How do I remove Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office?

You can uninstall Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft 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 Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft 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 Creative Commons Add-in for Microsoft Office.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 42.86%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows Vista 22.86%
Windows 10 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 41.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 8 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Canada 6.25%
  Germany 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Vietnam 2.08%
  Thailand 2.08%
  Uruguay 2.08%
  India 2.08%
  BD 2.08%
  Romania 2.08%
  Spain 2.08%
  Czech Republic 2.08%
  Italy 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
American Megatrends 13.33%
Intel 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
Lenovo 3.33%
ASUS 3.33%
Packard Bell 3.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 3.33%
Sony VGN-AW41MF_H 3.33%
Packard Bell BV Cuba MS-7... 3.33%
Micro-Star MS-7596 3.33%

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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