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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #654
United States Rank #888
Reach 1.0293%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.09 days
651.59 days >
Average installed length: 342.36 days


6.02.0002 3.83%
6.02.0001 96.17%

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DHTML Editing Component

What is DHTML Editing Component?

The DHTML Editing Control for Applications provides HTML editing capabilities in a WYSIWYG design surface made available as an ActiveX control. The redistributable package only contains the “for Applications” version of this control. The “for Applications” version of the control can be used with client applications, but cannot be loaded inside Internet Explorer.

About  (from Microsoft)

DHTML Editing Control for Applications is a redistributable component that is available for Windows Vista to enable compatibility for MS Access 2003, and other applications which previously relied on this control in Windows XP and Windows 2003.


The most common release is 6.02.0001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named DHTMLEd.ocx. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 505.87 KB (518,008 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8956
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\DhtmlEd
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2EA870FA-585F-4187-903D-CB9FFD21E2E0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 505.87 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DHTML Editing Component

Program executable:DHTMLEd.ocx
Name:DHTML Editing Component
DHTML Edting Control
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\DhtmlEd\DHTMLEd.ocx
Additional files:
  • dhtmled.ocx - DHTML Editing Component (DHTML Edting Control)
  • triedit.dll - TriEdit

How do I remove DHTML Editing Component?

You can uninstall DHTML Editing Component 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 DHTML Editing Component, 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 DHTML Editing Component.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.88%
Windows 10 21.74%
Windows Vista 10.24%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.98%
Windows 7 Professional 15.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.27%
Windows 10 Home 5.49%
Windows 8.1 4.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.03%
  Germany 27.04%
  United Kingdom 4.86%
  Taiwan 2.60%
  Italy 2.21%
  Canada 1.87%
  Korea 1.78%
  France 1.73%
  Australia 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  India 1.14%
  Austria 0.78%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Brazil 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.04%
Dell 23.08%
Acer 16.17%
Medion 9.73%
ASUS 8.33%
Toshiba 5.17%
Lenovo 2.61%
Samsung 2.60%
Intel 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.01%
ASUS All Series 2.85%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.79%

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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