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2.8.3443.101 66.67%

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Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel

What is Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Power Query for Excel is an Excel add-in that enhances the self-service Business Intelligence experience in Excel by simplifying data discovery, access and collaboration. Microsoft Power Query for Excel, is a new add-in that provides a seamless experience for data discovery, data transformation and enrichmen...  Read more


Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.8.3443.101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 119 files and is usually about 7.93 MB (8,318,976 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 78% of users of Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39379
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft power query preview for excel\css\editor\tasks\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AC16D67D-C204-4278-88D8-0C846571D37F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.93 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel

  • microsoft.mashup.client.html.dll - Microsoft® Mashup Runtime
  • microsoft.mashup.client.windows.dll
  • microsoft.mashup.container.exe - Microsoft Mashup Evaluation Container
  • microsoft.mashup.scriptdom.dll
  • sqmapi_x86.dll - SQM Client
  • system.web.mvc.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • documentformat.openxml.dll - Open XML Format SDK 2.0 (DocumentFormat.OpenXml)
  • eventsource.dll - IS Shared Telemetry
  • microsoft.identitymodel.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • microsoft.mashup.client.excel.dll
  • microsoft.mashup.dataprovider.dll - Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel
  • microsoft.mashup.document.dll
  • microsoft.mashup.engine.1.dll
  • microsoft.mashup.engine.interface.dll
  • microsoft.mashup.security.dll
  • microsoft.windowsazure.storageclient.dll - Windows Azure SDK

How do I remove Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Power Query Preview for Excel 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 Power Query Preview for Excel 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 Power Query Preview for Excel, 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 Power Query Preview for Excel.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  South Africa 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 10243VU 25.00%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro MT PC 25.00%
eMachines eME732 25.00%
Dell Latitude 3330 25.00%

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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