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Should I remove Microsoft SharedView?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,899
United States Rank #16,442
Reach 0.0091%


8.0.5725.0 82.22%
8.0.3730.0 17.78%

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Microsoft SharedView


Microsoft SharedView is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 8.0.5725.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.23 MB (3,383,808 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of Microsoft SharedView come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: r.office.microsoft.com/r/rlidSV?clid=1033&p1=1&p2=H_HHT_S2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sharedview
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E6DE9A54-8514-446E-9D11-530DC599C355}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SharedView

  • office11addin.dll - Microsoft SharedView Office Addin
  • office12addin.dll
  • appshareex.dll - SharedView (SharedView AppShareEx)
  • collabex.dll - SharedView CollabEx
  • collabhookex.dll - SharedView CollabHookEx
  • sharedview.exe - SharedView Console
  • sharedviewres.dll - SharedView Resources DLL
  • sharedviewthemesilver.dll - SharedView Silver Theme Resources DLL
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sharedview.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SharedView\SharedView.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft SharedView?

You can uninstall Microsoft SharedView 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 SharedView, 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 SharedView.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.22%
Windows Vista 13.89%
Windows XP 12.22%
Windows 10 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.95%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.87%
  India 8.44%
  Germany 5.91%
  United Kingdom 2.95%
  France 2.11%
  South Africa 1.27%
  Croatia 1.27%
  Canada 1.27%
  Brazil 0.84%
  Colombia 0.84%
  Finland 0.84%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Mexico 0.84%
  Argentina 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.45%
Hewlett-Packard 28.44%
Acer 7.34%
Toshiba 3.67%
Intel 3.67%
Samsung 2.75%
Medion 1.83%
Sahara 1.83%
Lenovo 1.83%
Sony 0.92%
Common models
HCL Infosystems Limited H... 5.88%
HCL Infosystems Limited H... 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.52%
Micro-Star Z1-7597 2.52%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.68%
Dell Inspiron 1750 1.68%

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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