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Should I remove Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 2007?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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12.0.6612.1000 43.33%
12.0.4518.1014 56.67%

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Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 2007

What is Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 2007?

Microsoft Office Groove is a desktop application designed for document collaboration in teams with members who are regularly off-line or who do not share the same network security clearance. It is also used as a staging system for documents in development, where content can be developed then transferred to a portal when complete. Groove's core concept is the shared workspace, which consists of a set of files to be shared, plus some aids for group collaboration. Groove users can create workspaces, add documents, and invite other Groove members to a workspace. A user that responds to an invitation is made an active member of that workspace. Each member has a privately editable copy of the workspace. Users interact and collaborate in the common workspace which is a private virtual location. Groove 2007 (included in Office 2007) was released January 27, 2007.


The most common release is 12.0.4518.1014, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 6 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: office.microsoft.com/en-us/groove
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{90120000-00BA-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 2007

  • GrooveMonitor.exe - GrooveMonitor Utility
  • GrooveAuditService.exe - Groove Audit Service
  • GrooveClean.exe
  • GrooveMigrator.exe
  • GrooveStdURLLauncher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GrooveAuditService.exe runs as a service named 'Microsoft Office Groove Audit Service'.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GrooveMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GrooveMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:22.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021354167%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00101725%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00111816%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 2007?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Office Groove MUI (English) 2007 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Office Groove MUI English 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Office Groove MUI (English) 2007, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Groove MUI English 2007.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 10 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.77%
Toshiba 15.38%
ASUS 15.38%
Sony 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
Sahara 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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