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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #20,587
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15.0.4569.1506 86.78%
15.0.4420.1017 13.22%

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Microsoft Word 2013


Microsoft Word 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 15.0.4569.1506, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named pptico.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of Microsoft Word 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Utilities\Office\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall WORD /dll OSETUP.DLL

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Word 2013

Program executable:pptico.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\pptico.exe
Additional files:
  • BCSLaunch.dll - Microsoft Office 2013 (Microsoft Office 2013 component)
  • CDLMSO.DLL - Microsoft CDL
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • ContactPicker.dll - Microsoft Contact Selector Control
  • CSIRESOURCES.DLL - Office Document Cache Intl Pluggable UI
  • DBGHELP.DLL - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • EntityDataHandler.dll
  • EntityPicker.dll
  • excelcnv.exe - Microsoft Excel
  • excelcnvpxy.dll - Microsoft Excel File Format Converter Proxy
  • FIRSTRUN.EXE - Microsoft Office
  • FORM.DLL - Asian OCR for ScanSoft API (Table Recognition for Asian OCR)
  • GKExcel.dll
  • GKWord.dll
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control
  • IGX.DLL - Microsoft Igx
  • IPEDITOR.DLL - Microsoft Office InfoPath (Microsoft InfoPath Editor)
  • MSBARCODE.DLL - Microsoft Office Barcode Rendering Library
  • MSOCF.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame
  • MSOCFU.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame Utilities
  • MSOCR.DLL - Microsoft OCR Library
  • MSODCW.DLL - Microsoft Office Disk Cleanup Wizard
  • msoev.exe - Office Telemetry Log
  • msoia.exe - Office Telemetry Agent
  • msoianetutil.dll - Office Telemetry Agent network utility library
  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office IME Shared property library
  • MSOSYNC.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Cache
  • msotd.exe - Office Telemetry Dashboard
  • msotdaddin.dll - Office Telemetry Dashboard add-in
  • msotelemetry.dll - Microsoft Office Telemetry Data
  • MSOUC.EXE - Microsoft Office Upload Center
  • msproof7.dll - Natural Language Components (Proofing Services)
  • MSQRY32.EXE - Microsoft Query

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • msoia.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OfficeTelemetryAgentLogOn.

How do I remove Microsoft Word 2013?

You can uninstall Microsoft Word 2013 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 Word 2013, 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 Word 2013.

Win 10 62%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.67%
Windows 7 38.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.35%
Windows 10 Pro 10.57%
Windows 10 Home 9.69%
Windows 8.1 9.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.93%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.02%
  Russia 16.79%
  UA 7.25%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Germany 3.44%
  Australia 2.67%
  Italy 2.67%
  Korea 2.29%
  Sweden 2.29%
  Canada 1.53%
  Czech Republic 1.53%
  Singapore 1.15%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
ASUS 18.94%
Acer 18.18%
Lenovo 11.36%
Dell 8.33%
Samsung 3.03%
Apple 1.52%
MSI 1.52%
Sony 1.52%
Intel 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.92%
ASUS All Series 4.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.28%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 1.64%
Acer Aspire E5-571 1.64%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.64%

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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