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Should I remove Microsoft Office Communicator 2007?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,941
United States Rank #5,467
Reach 0.0511%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 241.88 days
1044.14 days >
Average installed length: 548.62 days


2.0.6362.211 4.37%
2.0.6362.189 1.88%
2.0.6362.188 0.10%
2.0.6362.137 0.50%
2.0.6362.129 0.40%
2.0.6362.111 0.30%
2.0.6362.97 0.40%
2.0.6362.64 0.60%
2.0.6362.61 0.10%
2.0.6362.36 0.10%
2.0.6362.24 0.20%
2.0.6362.0 90.97%
2.0.6362 0.10%

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Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

What is Microsoft Office Communicator 2007?  (from Microsoft)

Office Communicator 2007 R2 is a unified communications application that helps end users be more productive by enabling them to communicate and collaborate easily with others in different locations or time zones using a range of different communication options, including instant messaging (IM), voice, desktop sharing a...  Read more


Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.0.6362.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is communicator.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 15.89 MB (16,658,833 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: www.microsoft.com/worldwide
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E5BA0430-919F-46DD-B656-0796F8A5ADFF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

Program executable:communicator.exe
Name:Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe
Additional files:
  • RTMPLTFM.dll - Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 (Microsoft Real Time Media Stack)
  • LCWABExt.dll - Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 (Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 WAB Extension)
  • ocoffice.dll
  • Uccp.dll - Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 User Agent DLL
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • communicator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F68661F5-AE21-448F-94E4-1C5756F303A2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • communicator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'COMMUNICATOR' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" /silentRetrials /background.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • communicator.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Communicator' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe" /fromrunkey.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • communicator.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%programfiles%\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exC:*:EnableC:Microsoft Office Communicator'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:38.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004177267%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026846%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014927%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,866,210
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:93.84 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft Office Communicator 2007?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Communicator 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 Communicator 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 Communicator 2007.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.79%
Windows Vista 17.23%
Windows 10 13.76%
Windows XP 8.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.66%
Windows 7 Professional 10.77%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.26%
  United Kingdom 6.42%
  Canada 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.14%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Israel 1.71%
  Germany 1.64%
  Australia 1.57%
  Korea 1.36%
  India 1.21%
  France 0.78%
  Singapore 0.71%
  Finland 0.50%
  Hong Kong 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.20%
Hewlett-Packard 30.97%
Toshiba 8.91%
Acer 8.46%
Samsung 5.74%
ASUS 3.78%
Intel 3.32%
Lenovo 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.61%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.31%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.16%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.01%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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