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Should I remove Microsoft Office Excel Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,107
United States Rank #1,287
Reach 0.6265%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.27 days
302.90 days >
Average installed length: 159.15 days


12.0.6612.1000 79.75%
12.0.6425.1000 0.72%
12.0.6334.5000 8.92%
12.0.6219.1000 10.54%
12.0.4518.1069 0.06%

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Microsoft Office Excel Viewer

What is Microsoft Office Excel Viewer?  (from Microsoft)

With Excel Viewer, you can open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed. You can also copy data from Excel Viewer to another program. However, you cannot edit data, save a workbook, or create a new workbook. This download is a replacement for Excel Viewer 97 and all previous Excel Vie...  Read more


Microsoft Office Excel Viewer is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 12.0.6612.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is xlvwicon.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 37.89 MB (39,733,248 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Microsoft Office Excel Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{95120000-003F-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{95120000-003F-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 37.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Excel Viewer

Program executable:xlvwicon.exe
Name:2007 Microsoft Office system
2007 Microsoft Office component

How do I remove Microsoft Office Excel Viewer?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 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 Excel Viewer, 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 Excel Viewer.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.72%
Windows 10 24.91%
Windows XP 9.48%
Windows Vista 7.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.46%
Windows 7 Professional 10.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.12%
Windows 10 Home 8.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.49%
  Germany 20.27%
  United Kingdom 4.50%
  France 3.84%
  Canada 3.02%
  Italy 2.74%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Australia 1.22%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Brazil 1.03%
  Poland 0.93%
  Russia 0.83%
  Austria 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.30%
Dell 21.48%
Acer 16.96%
ASUS 8.36%
Medion 8.12%
Toshiba 4.51%
Lenovo 3.27%
Intel 3.02%
American Megatrends 1.98%
Samsung 1.56%
Sahara 1.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.55%
ASUS All Series 3.46%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.46%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.59%

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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