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Should I remove Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #418
United States Rank #344
Reach 1.5098%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.99 days
324.32 days >
Average installed length: 170.40 days


14.0.7015.1000 70.29%
14.0.6029.1000 18.79%
14.0.4763.1030 0.02%
14.0.4763.1025 0.01%
14.0.4763.1023 0.01%
14.0.4763.1021 0.01%
14.0.4763.1017 0.01%
14.0.4763.1013 0.35%
14.0.4763.1012 0.06%
14.0.4763.1011 0.19%
14.0.4763.1007 0.02%
14.0.4763.1004 0.03%
14.0.4763.1000 10.22%

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Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

What is Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer?

PowerPoint Viewer lets you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint with full fidelity. This viewer also supports opening password-protected Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. You can view and print presentations, but you cannot edit them in the PowerPoint Viewer.


The most common release is 14.0.7015.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ppvwicon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 641.58 KB (656,975 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{95140000-00AF-041F-0000-0000000FF1CE}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{95140000-00AF-0405-0000-0000000FF1CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 641.58 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Program executable:ppvwicon.exe
Name:Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2010 component

How do I remove Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer?

You can uninstall Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 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 PowerPoint Viewer, 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 PowerPoint Viewer.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.16%
Windows 10 18.54%
Windows XP 3.48%
Windows Vista 2.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.63%
Windows 10 Home 8.19%
Windows 7 Professional 7.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.28%
Windows 8.1 4.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.65%
  Germany 11.18%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  Canada 3.44%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  Australia 1.81%
  Belgium 1.81%
  Austria 1.15%
  Czech Republic 0.99%
  Poland 0.96%
  Sweden 0.93%
  France 0.91%
  Turkey 0.75%
  Italy 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.06%
Dell 18.58%
Acer 16.31%
ASUS 10.12%
Toshiba 9.57%
Samsung 4.68%
Medion 3.64%
Lenovo 3.35%
Intel 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.28%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.35%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.31%

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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