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Should I remove Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #571
United States Rank #727
Reach 1.1780%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.61 days
430.95 days >
Average installed length: 226.43 days


12.0.6213.1000 45.73%
12.0.4518.1039 0.00%
12.0.4518.1029 0.00%
12.0.4518.1022 0.01%
12.0.4518.1021 0.00%
12.0.4518.1019 0.01%
12.0.4518.1018 0.03%
12.0.4518.1017 0.01%
12.0.4518.1014 13.16%
11.0.8173.0 28.58%
11.0.8003.0 10.18%
11.0.7969.0 0.10%
11.0.6558.0 1.23%
11.0.6362.0 0.04%
11.0.6361.0 0.01%
11.0.5614.0 0.87%
11.0.5207.5 0.03%

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Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components

What is Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components?

Microsoft Office Web Components are a collection of Component Object Model (COM) controls for publishing spreadsheets, charts, and databases to the Web. They are also used to view these items when published and to view data access pages.

About  (from Microsoft)

If you have Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, Microsoft Office Access 2003, and Microsoft Office Excel 2003 installed, Office Web Components allow you to publish interactive data as part of a Web page. Used with Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.01 or later, Office Web Components allow you to view a published contro...  Read more


The most used version is 12.0.6213.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is misc.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,093,753 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{90A40409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components

Program executable:misc.exe
Additional files:
  • microsoft.data.tools.contracts.12.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
  • microsoft.data.tools.schema.tasks.sql.12.dll
  • microsoft.data.tools.schema.utilities.sql.12.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components 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 Office 2003 Web Components, 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 Office 2003 Web Components.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.04%
Windows 10 22.36%
Windows Vista 13.65%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.86%
Windows 7 Professional 17.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.63%
Windows 10 Home 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.85%
  Australia 4.35%
  Germany 4.34%
  France 4.00%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  India 2.90%
  Canada 2.45%
  Italy 2.44%
  Iran 2.12%
  Brazil 2.09%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Spain 1.49%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Taiwan 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.99%
Hewlett-Packard 22.48%
Acer 12.54%
Toshiba 9.49%
ASUS 9.24%
Lenovo 7.97%
Samsung 6.25%
Intel 1.71%
MSI 0.76%
American Megatrends 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.89%
Samsung R519/R719 3.61%
LENOVO 2958 3.33%
ASUS All Series 3.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 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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