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Should I remove Microsoft Works?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,895
United States Rank #3,736
Reach 0.0795%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.24 days
980.45 days >
Average installed length: 515.15 days


06.00.1829 36.08%
06.00.0000 63.92%

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Microsoft Works 6.0

What is Microsoft Works?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Works 6.0 gives you the essential tools you need for a home PC: word processor, spreadsheet, database, calendar, address book, e-mail tools, and a few new features as well. The new Format Gallery provides hundreds of color-scheme and text style options for customizing your documents. The new Works Portfolio...  Read more


Microsoft Works 6.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 06.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 2.47 MB (2,590,208 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 73% of users of Microsoft Works come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/ph/1188
Help link: support.microsoft.com/support/works
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F8D0829C-9C6F-11D3-8080-00C04FA329AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.47 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Microsoft Works?

You can uninstall Microsoft Works 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 Works 6.0, 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 Works.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.17%
Windows XP 28.24%
Windows 10 16.42%
Windows Vista 13.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.61%
Windows 7 Professional 6.99%
Windows 10 Home 6.60%
Windows 8.1 5.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.76%
  Germany 11.00%
  United Kingdom 5.55%
  Canada 2.42%
  France 2.19%
  Australia 1.30%
  New Zealand 0.67%
  Netherlands 0.67%
  Italy 0.67%
  Sweden 0.40%
  Austria 0.40%
  Spain 0.36%
  Brazil 0.22%
  Belgium 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.69%
Acer 10.93%
Toshiba 5.41%
American Megatrends 4.67%
Intel 4.14%
ASUS 3.61%
Sahara 3.08%
Lenovo 2.44%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.95%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.95%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.46%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.21%

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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