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2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #12,561
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12.0.4518.1089 4.32%
12.0.4518.1088 13.62%
12.0.4518.1084 77.74%
12.0.4518.1014 4.32%

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Microsoft Expression Web 2

What is Microsoft Expression Web 2?  (from Microsoft)

The proliferation of rich interactive web applications across the cloud and mobile devices continues to create new opportunities for creative design and development. As these technologies evolve, Microsoft is committed to providing best-in-class tools for building modern applications. In support of these industry trend...  Read more


Microsoft Expression Web 2 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 12.0.4518.1084, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The software installer includes 60 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 61% of users of Microsoft Expression Web 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Web 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall XWEB /dll XSETUP.DLL

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Expression Web 2

  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office Shared input style property library. (Microsoft Office IME Shared property library.)
  • DSITF.DLL - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility Proxy
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control (2007 Microsoft Office component)
  • DSSM.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility
  • MSOCFU.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame Utilities
  • AUTHZAX.DLL - Microsoft Office Authorization Control
  • MSODCW.DLL - Microsoft Office Disk Cleanup Wizard
  • OIS.EXE - Microsoft Office Picture Manager
  • OISAPP.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager App
  • oisctrl.dll - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Launcher Control
  • OISGRAPH.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Graphics
  • MSOCF.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame
  • REFIEBAR.DLL - Research Library Explorer Bar (Allows you to use the Research Library and its collection of information services from Microsoft Internet Explorer)
  • CDLMSO.DLL - 2007 Microsoft Office system (Microsoft CDL)
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • EAWFCTRL.DLL - Microsoft Office Group Approval Control
  • HLP95EN.DLL - Microsoft Office WinHelp Utility DLL
  • NAME.DLL - Name ActiveX Control
  • NPOFF12.DLL - Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • OART.DLL - Microsoft OfficeArt
  • OARTCONV.DLL - Microsoft OfficeArt Converter
  • OFFOWC.DLL - Microsoft Office XP Web Components
  • OWSCLT.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Extensions
  • OWSSUPP.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support
  • STSLIST.DLL - Microsoft Office Access Web Datasheet Component
  • Wordconv.exe - Word Converter
  • msproof6.dll - Natural Language Components (Proofing Services)
  • nlsdata0000.dll - Microsoft Neutral Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA0007.DLL - Microsoft German Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA0009.DLL - Microsoft English Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA000A.DLL - Microsoft Spanish Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSDATA000C.DLL - Microsoft French Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • NLSLEXICONS0007_SP.dll
  • NLSLEXICONS0009_SP.dll
  • NLSMODELS0007.dll
  • NLSMODELS0009.dll
  • NLSMODELS000A.dll
  • MCPS.DLL - Microsoft Clip Organizer (Media Catalog Proxy/Stub)
  • MEDCAT.DLL - Media Catalog Object
  • MSTORE.EXE - Clip Organizer
  • ogalegit.dll - Office Genuine Advantage (Office Genuine Advantage Validation Library)
  • Expression.DevServer.exe - Microsoft Expression (Microsoft Expression Development Server)
  • EXPRWD.EXE - Microsoft Expression Web 2
  • MSIMPORT.EXE - Import Wizard
  • VTIDB.EXE - Database Interface Wizard
  • VTIFORM.EXE - Form Page Wizard
  • OUTLFLTR.DLL - Microsoft® ASC (Outlook Filter Library)
  • REFEDIT.DLL - RefEdit Object
  • SELFCERT.EXE - SelfCert (Create a self-signed digital certificate)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NPOFF12.DLL is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPOFF12.DLL'.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • REFIEBAR.DLL is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.

How do I remove Microsoft Expression Web 2?

You can uninstall Microsoft Expression Web 2 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 Expression Web 2, 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 Expression Web 2.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Microsoft Expression Web 2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.45%
Windows 10 15.61%
Windows XP 9.63%
Windows Vista 9.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.47%
Windows 7 Professional 15.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.71%
Windows 10 Home 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.06%
  Germany 8.79%
  Canada 4.02%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  Saudi Arabia 3.27%
  Spain 1.51%
  Iran 1.51%
  Austria 1.01%
  Brazil 0.75%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  Egypt 0.75%
  Italy 0.75%
  Hong Kong 0.50%
  MA 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.79%
Hewlett-Packard 16.76%
Toshiba 12.14%
Acer 11.56%
Intel 4.62%
ASUS 4.62%
Sahara 2.31%
American Megatrends 1.73%
Lenovo 1.16%
Samsung 1.16%
Medion 1.16%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 3.13%
Gateway FX6840 2.34%
Dell XPS 8300 2.34%
HP ProBook 4520s 2.34%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 2.34%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.34%

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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