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Should I remove Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,971
United States Rank #9,766
Reach 0.0189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.21 days
139.90 days >
Average installed length: 73.50 days


VersionDistribution 27.44% 24.81% 47.74%

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Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP


Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 21 files and is usually about 4.48 MB (4,701,184 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/directory/productsupportoption.asp
Installation folder: C:\windows\media
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EEC2DAFD-5558-40AC-8E9C-5005C8F810E8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP

  • sapi.dll - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (SAPI 5)
  • sapisvr.exe - SAPISVR 5
  • spcommon.dll - Microsoft® Speech Engine (Microsoft Speech SR/TTS Common Library)
  • itngram.dll
  • spsreng.dll
  • spsrx.dll
  • spsrxui.dll
  • plusmore.dll - Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP (Microsoft Plus! Application)
  • spcplui.dll
  • spttseng.dll
  • eulachk.dll - Microsoft EULAChk Module
  • eulachkui.dll
  • plusapp.exe
  • plusappui.dll
  • plusr1.dll
  • pluswiz.dll
  • pluswizres.dll
  • pluswizui.dll
  • regwiz.exe - Registration Wizard
  • regwizui.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • plusapp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1FBA6E8A-CA06-4A68-9F91-A108DCA4E574}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP 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 Plus! for Windows XP 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 Plus! for Windows XP, 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 Plus! for Windows XP.

Win XP 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 55.64%
Windows 7 26.32%
Windows 8 10.90%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.34%
Windows 7 Professional 4.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.81%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Canada 2.38%
  Italy 2.12%
  Germany 1.59%
  Venezuela 1.32%
  Israel 1.32%
  Hong Kong 1.06%
  Vietnam 1.06%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Australia 1.06%
  Japan 0.79%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  South Africa 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.24%
Hewlett-Packard 13.92%
Acer 10.76%
Intel 6.96%
American Megatrends 6.33%
Sahara 5.06%
ASUS 3.80%
Lenovo 1.90%
Samsung 1.27%
Common models
Dell Dimension 8400 ... 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.63%
MSI MS-7592 2.63%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 2.63%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.63%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 1.75%

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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