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Should I remove Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #74
United States Rank #185
Reach 5.3379%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.22 days
242.39 days >
Average installed length: 127.36 days


15.0.4569.1506 56.92%
15.0.4535.1511 0.00%
15.0.4420.1017 43.08%

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Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

What is Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013?  (from Microsoft)

Office Professional Plus 2013 is the future of productivity. Office Professional Plus 2013 includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, and Lync.


Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 15.0.4569.1506, 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. 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 primary executable is named KMSnano.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 64.43 MB (67,561,765 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: office.microsoft.com/en-us/professional
Help link: www.cartagena.no
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall PROPLUS /dll OSETUP.DLL
Estimated size: 64.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

Program executable:KMSnano.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\KMSnano.exe
Additional files:
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • INFOPATH.EXE - Microsoft Office InfoPath (Microsoft InfoPath)
  • Common.DBConnection.exe - Enterprise Risk Manager (Common.DBConnection)
  • Common.DBConnection64.exe - Common.DBConnection64
  • DATABASECOMPARE.EXE - Database Compare
  • SPREADSHEETCOMPARE.EXE - Spreadsheet Compare
  • ACCICONS.EXE - Microsoft Office 2013 (Microsoft Office 2013 component)
  • AppSharingHookController.exe - Microsoft Lync
  • AppSharingHookController64.exe
  • BCSSync.exe - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office 2010 component)
  • EXCEL.EXE - Microsoft Excel
  • excelcnv.exe
  • GROOVE.EXE - Microsoft SkyDrive Pro
  • lync.exe
  • lynchtmlconv.exe
  • misc.exe
  • MSACCESS.EXE - Microsoft Access
  • msoev.exe - Office Telemetry Log
  • msoia.exe - Office Telemetry Agent
  • MSOSYNC.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Cache
  • msotd.exe - Office Telemetry Dashboard
  • MSOUC.EXE - Microsoft Office Upload Center
  • MSPUB.EXE - Microsoft Publisher
  • MSQRY32.EXE - Microsoft Query
  • NAMECONTROLSERVER.EXE - Microsoft Office Contact Retriever
  • OcPubMgr.exe - Microsoft Lync Recording Manager 2013
  • ORGCHART.EXE - Organization Chart Add-in for Microsoft Office programs
  • ORGWIZ.EXE - Organization Chart Wizard command line exe
  • PDFREFLOW.EXE - Microsoft PDF Reflow
  • POWERPNT.EXE - Microsoft PowerPoint
  • protocolhandler.exe
  • SETLANG.EXE - Microsoft Office 15 Language Preferences
  • VPREVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Visio Previewer
  • WINWORD.EXE - Microsoft Word
  • Wordconv.exe - Word Converter
  • CNFNOT32.EXE - Microsoft Outlook (Outlook Conflict Note)
  • IEContentService.exe - Microsoft OneNote (Microsoft OneNote Internet Explorer Content Service)
  • ONENOTEM.EXE - Send to OneNote Tool
  • FIRSTRUN.EXE - Microsoft Office
  • SELFCERT.EXE - SelfCert (Create a self-signed digital certificate)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • msoia.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft\Office\OfficeTelemetryAgentLogOn'.
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{AECBC05E-0FD9-4FE1-BB74-52D6055DDC81}'.
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance for tjm-PC-'tjm tjm-PC'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance for JESSICA-LENOVO-Jessica Jessica-Lenovo.
  • msoia.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OfficeTelemetryAgentLogOn.
Startup File (User Run)
  • lync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Lync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office2013\Office15\lync.exe" /fromrunkey.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BCSSync.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BCSSync' which loads as "C:\MS Office\Office14\BCSSync.exe" /DelayServices.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OUTLOOK.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:42.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011410315%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00060540%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00053564%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,228,269
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:7.88 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:64 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:17.88 MB
Total CPU:0.0051538595%
Kernel CPU:0.00257693%
User CPU:0.00257693%
Memory:10 MB
Total CPU:0.0844552127%
Kernel CPU:0.04922790%
User CPU:0.03522731%

How do I remove Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013?

You can uninstall Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 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 Professional Plus 2013, 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 Professional Plus 2013.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.43%
Windows 7 36.57%
Windows XP 0.01%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.52%
Windows 8.1 10.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.37%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 10 Pro 7.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.24%
  Italy 6.80%
  Brazil 5.02%
  Germany 4.28%
  United Kingdom 3.44%
  India 2.93%
  Mexico 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.57%
  Spain 2.41%
  Canada 2.19%
  Australia 1.65%
  Iran 1.65%
  Colombia 1.31%
  Portugal 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.60%
Dell 18.81%
ASUS 15.09%
Acer 15.04%
Lenovo 8.72%
Toshiba 5.77%
Samsung 4.69%
Intel 1.48%
MSI 0.95%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.72%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.89%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.29%

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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