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United States Rank #7,726
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11.0.8173.0 85.26%
11.0.7969.0 4.00%
11.0.5614.0 10.74%

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Microsoft Office Word 2003

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What is Microsoft Office Word 2003?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Office Word 2003 is the office management and document creation tool that helps workers communicate and share infomration, more easily and securely than ever! Access electronic dictionaries, thesauruses, and online research sites through the Research task pane. Work together better. Save Word 2003 documents t...  Read more


Microsoft Office Word 2003 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 11.0.8173.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The main program executable is cagicon.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 548.55 KB (561,714 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Microsoft Office Word 2003 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{901B041F-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{901B0409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 548.55 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Office Word 2003

Program executable:cagicon.exe
Additional files:
  • AUTHZAX.DLL - Microsoft Office Authorization Control
  • AW.DLL - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Office 2003 component)
  • BIDI32.DLL - Bidi32 (BIDI32 DLL)
  • CDLMSO.DLL - Microsoft CDL
  • DSITF.DLL - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility Proxy
  • DSSM.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Update Utility
  • FPCUTL.DLL - Microsoft Office FrontPage Client Utility Library
  • FPDTC.DLL - Microsoft Office FrontPage Design-Time Controls
  • GDIPLUS.DLL - Microsoft GDI+
  • HLP95EN.DLL - Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office WinHelp Utility DLL)
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control
  • MCPS.DLL - Microsoft Clip Organizer (Media Catalog Proxy/Stub)
  • MSOAUTH.DLL - MSN Communities Publishing Support (Web services authentication)
  • MSOCF.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame
  • MSOCFU.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame Utilities
  • MSODCW.DLL - Microsoft Office Disk Cleanup Wizard
  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office Shared input style property library. (Microsoft Office IME Shared property library.)
  • MSTORDB.EXE - Media Catalog Object
  • MSTORE.EXE - Clip Organizer
  • MSWEBCAP.DLL - Microsoft Web Capture Extension
  • MULTIQ.DLL - PKM (PKM executable)
  • NAME.DLL - Name ActiveX Control
  • NPOFFICE.DLL - Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • OIS.EXE - Microsoft Office Picture Manager
  • OISAPP.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager App
  • oisctrl.dll - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Launcher Control
  • OISGRAPH.DLL - Microsoft Office Picture Manager Graphics
  • OMFC.DLL - Microsoft Office MFC
  • OWSCLT.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Extensions
  • OWSSUPP.DLL - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support
  • PROFLWIZ.EXE - Guiden Spara inställningar/Profilguiden för Microsoft Office
  • REFEDIT.DLL - RefEdit Object 1.0
  • REFIEBAR.DLL - Research Library Explorer Bar (Allows you to use the Research Library and its collection of information services from Microsoft Internet Explorer)
  • STSLIST.DLL - Microsoft Office List Datasheet Component
  • STSUPLD.DLL - Microsoft Office Multiple Upload

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NPOFFICE.DLL is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPOFFICE.DLL'.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • REFIEBAR.DLL installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called '&Research' with a class of {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • REFIEBAR.DLL is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.

How do I remove Microsoft Office Word 2003?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Office Word 2003 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 Word 2003 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 Word 2003, 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 Word 2003.

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Win Vista (SP2) 41%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 45.59%
Windows 7 34.24%
Windows 10 11.97%
Windows XP 8.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 35.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.83%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.66%
Windows 7 Professional 6.17%
Windows 10 Home 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.05%
  Germany 4.88%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  Italy 2.73%
  Canada 1.58%
  France 1.43%
  Greece 1.15%
  Sweden 0.86%
  Australia 0.72%
  Switzerland 0.57%
  Japan 0.57%
  Turkey 0.43%
  Hungary 0.43%
  Belgium 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 67.18%
Hewlett-Packard 11.79%
Acer 7.44%
Toshiba 3.59%
ASUS 2.31%
Samsung 2.31%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Intel 1.54%
Lenovo 0.77%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 11.99%
Dell Inspiron 530 10.62%
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.48%
Dell Inspiron 530s 5.14%
Dell Studio 1737 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 518 2.74%

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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