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Should I remove Microsoft Calculator Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,990
United States Rank #3,594
Reach 0.1026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.89 days
586.88 days >
Average installed length: 308.36 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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Microsoft Calculator Plus

What is Microsoft Calculator Plus?

This application allows you to complete many different types of conversions; it also includes all the mathematical functions offered in Microsoft Calculator. This application is a free product and is not supported by Microsoft PSS.

About  (from Microsoft)

Use of the Microsoft Calculator Plus ("Calculator") is completely voluntary on the part of the end user. The information, calculations and/or conversion estimations generated from use of the Calculator are for informational purposes only and Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the Calcula...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named _18be6784.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 6.3 MB (6,602,752 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\help
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{83073C45-3003-4671-9A86-243AAADD915A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Calculator Plus

Program executable:_18be6784.exe
Additional files:
  • languageservice.dll - Microsoft Small Basic (Microsoft Small Basic Language Services)
  • sb.exe
  • smallbasiccompiler.exe - Microsoft.SmallBasic (Microsoft Small Basic Compiler)
  • smallbasiclibrary.dll - Small Basic Library (Microsoft Small Basic Library)
  • stringresources.dll - Small Basic String Resources (Microsoft Small Basic String Resources)
  • toolframework.dll - Tool Framework

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sb.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{55DE8CE0-FB35-494D-AD41-547250D66E9F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Calculator Plus?

You can uninstall Microsoft Calculator Plus 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 Microsoft Calculator Plus, 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 Microsoft Calculator Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.17%
Windows 10 27.90%
Windows XP 21.09%
Windows Vista 8.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.50%
Windows 10 Home 9.25%
Windows 7 Professional 8.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Canada 3.89%
  Italy 3.63%
  Australia 2.43%
  Spain 1.80%
  Brazil 1.53%
  India 1.16%
  DK 0.90%
  France 0.75%
  Sweden 0.71%
  Belgium 0.60%
  Argentina 0.60%
  South Africa 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.34%
Hewlett-Packard 27.72%
Acer 10.07%
Toshiba 6.93%
ASUS 5.69%
Intel 4.29%
American Megatrends 2.72%
Lenovo 1.90%
Sahara 1.40%
Samsung 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.59%
ASUS All Series 4.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.58%
Micro-Star MS-7357 2.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.37%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.94%

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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