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Should I remove Microsoft Office Basic 2007?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,374
United States Rank #4,820
Reach 0.0571%


12.0.6612.1000 91.12%
12.0.6425.1000 1.60%
12.0.6215.1000 0.18%
12.0.4518.1014 7.10%

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Microsoft Office Basic 2007

What is Microsoft Office Basic 2007?

Microsoft Office 2007 is an office suite of desktop applications, servers and services. Microsoft also positions Office as a development platform for line-of-business software under the Office Business Applications brand. Office is reported to now be used by over a billion people worldwide. Microsoft Office 2007 (Office 12.0) was released in 2007. Office 2007's new features include a new graphical user interface called the Fluent User Interface, replacing the menus and toolbars that have been the cornerstone of Office since its inception with a tabbed toolbar, known as the Ribbon; new XML-based file formats called Office Open XML; and the inclusion of Groove, a collaborative software application.


The most common release is 12.0.6612.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 ShouldIRemoveIt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 207.11 MB (217,168,317 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: office.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall BASICR /dll OSETUP.DLL
Estimated size: 207.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Basic 2007

Program executable:ShouldIRemoveIt.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ShouldIRemoveIt.exe
Additional files:
  • WINWORD.EXE - 2007 Microsoft Office system (Microsoft Office Word)
  • Moc.exe
  • Oice.exe
  • Wordconv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WINWORD.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{5983F4DC-5421-41A5-B761-3896EAB58128}'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0057061626%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00382642%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00187974%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,990,844
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:17.53 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.47 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0001648465%
Kernel CPU:0.00009848%
User CPU:0.00006637%

How do I remove Microsoft Office Basic 2007?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Basic 2007 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 Basic 2007, 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 Basic 2007.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.60%
Windows 10 18.00%
Windows Vista 17.29%
Windows XP 13.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.71%
Windows 8.1 5.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.54%
  Germany 5.31%
  United Kingdom 4.37%
  France 3.81%
  Canada 2.87%
  Australia 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.81%
  Italy 1.75%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Sweden 0.94%
  Brazil 0.56%
  DK 0.56%
  Switzerland 0.50%
  Spain 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 70.57%
Hewlett-Packard 12.71%
Acer 5.80%
Toshiba 2.68%
ASUS 2.45%
Lenovo 1.56%
Intel 0.78%
Samsung 0.78%
Sahara 0.56%
Compaq 0.33%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 4.38%
Dell Vostro 200 3.85%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 3.50%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.98%
Dell Vostro 230 2.98%
Dell OptiPlex 360 2.80%

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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