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Should I remove Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Reach 0.0007%


1.3.3296.624 28.57%
1.3.3296.143 21.43%
1.2.3263.4 7.14%
1.1.3231.4 14.29%
1.0.3207.2 28.57%

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Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel

What is Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel?

Microsoft “Data Explorer” Preview for Excel is a new add-in that provides a seamless experience for data discovery, data transformation and enrichment for Information Workers, BI professionals and other users. This preview provides an early look into upcoming features that enable users to easily discover, combine, and refine data for better analysis in Excel. As with most previews, these features may appear differently in the final product.

About  (from Microsoft)

Identify the data you care about from the sources you work with (e.g. relational databases, Excel, text and XML files, OData feeds, web pages, Hadoop HDFS, etc.). Combine data from multiple, disparate data sources and shape it in order to prepare the data for further analysis in tools like Excel and PowerPivot. Disco...  Read more


The most common release is 1.3.3296.624, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 7.62 MB (7,987,200 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36803
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft data explorer preview for excel\css\editor\tasks\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{489972AE-8D5B-42E8-8432-632B8D6EC357}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel

  • documentformat.openxml.dll - Open XML Format SDK 2.0 (DocumentFormat.OpenXml)
  • microsoft.data.edm.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • microsoft.data.odata.dll
  • microsoft.data.odata.query.dll
  • microsoft.identitymodel.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • sqmapi_x86.dll - SQM Client
  • system.spatial.dll
  • system.web.mvc.dll
  • montegoclientshared.dll - Microsoft(R) Codename "Montego"
  • montegodataprovider.dll - Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel
  • montegodocument.dll
  • montegoengine1.dll
  • montegoengineinterface.dll
  • montegoexceladdin.dll
  • montegoscriptdom.dll
  • montegoworkspaceweb.dll

How do I remove Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel?

You can uninstall Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel 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 "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel, 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 "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 35.71%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 8 Single Language 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Brazil 14.29%
  South Africa 7.14%
  Belgium 7.14%
  France 7.14%
  Australia 7.14%
  Argentina 7.14%
  Israel 7.14%
  Canada 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1380t 9.09%
Gigabyte G31M-S2L 9.09%
ASUSTeK UX31E 9.09%
Sony SVE15127CNS 9.09%
MSI MS-7593 9.09%

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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