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Should I remove OpenOffice.org?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,985
United States Rank #5,594
Reach 0.1027%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 68.51 days
882.91 days >
Average installed length: 463.90 days


3.0.9379 44.07%
3.0.9376 0.20%
3.0.9358 55.19%
3.0.9357 0.25%
3.0.9354 0.15%
3.0.9350 0.10%
3.0.9349 0.05%

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OpenOffice.org 3.0

What is OpenOffice.org?

Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. OpenOffice's default file format is the OpenDocument Format (ODF), an ISO/IEC standard. It can also handle other file formats including those from Microsoft Office. OpenOffice runs on several operating systems. Although originally written in C++, OpenOffice has been increasingly reliant on the Java Runtime Environment. The current OpenOffice license, the open source Apache v2 license, and the GNU Lesser General Public License it was previously distributed under, allow unlimited use of the software for both home and business use, including unlimited redistribution of the software.

About  (from OpenOffice.org)

OpenOffice.org is both an open-source product and a project. The product is a multiplatform office productivity suite. It includes desktop applications such as a word processor, a spreadsheet program, a presentation manager, and a drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to those of other office s...  Read more
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.openoffice.org
Help link: www.openoffice.org
Installation folder: C:\Open Office 3.1\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BE8BE32F-F595-4693-9F82-1E0A5A047BB6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 678.23 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OpenOffice.org 3.0

Program executable:DefView.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\DefView.exe
Additional files:
  • OOo_3.0.0_Win32Intel_install_wJRE_en-US.exe
  • setup.exe
  • Aavm4h.dll (by AVAST Software) - avast! Antivirus (avast! Asynchronous Virus Monitor (AAVM))
  • AavmRpch.dll (by AVAST Software) - avast! AAVM Remote Procedure Call Library
  • AhAScr.dll - avast! Script Blocking library for Windows Scripting Interface
  • AhResBhv.dll - avast! Behavior Shield AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResJs.dll - avast! Script Blocking AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResMai.dll - avast! e-Mail Scanner AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResMes.dll - avast! Messenger scanner AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResNS.dll - avast! Network Shield AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResP2P.dll - avast! P2P Shield AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResStd.dll - avast! Standard Shield AAVM Provider Library
  • AhResWS.dll - avast! HTTP Scanner AAVM Provider Library
  • ashBase.dll - Basic Functionality Module
  • ashMaiSv.dll - avast! e-Mail Scanner Service
  • ashQuick.exe - avast! Virus scanner
  • ashServ.dll - avast! antivirus service
  • boinc.dll (by Space Sciences Laboratory) - BOINC Core Client (BOINC Client Platform Library)
  • boinc.exe (by World Community Grid) - BOINC core client (BOINC client)
  • boinccmd.exe (by World Community Grid) - BOINC client (BOINC Command Line Client)
  • boincmgr.exe - World Community Grid for Windows
  • boinctray.exe (by Space Sciences Laboratory) - BOINC System Tray for Windows
  • crashrep.exe - OpenOffice.org 3.0
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dbghelp95.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • emule.exe (by http://www.emule-project.net) - eMule
  • gengal.exe
  • instmsia.exe - Windows Installer (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • instmsiw.exe - Windows Installer - Unicode
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • LinkCreator.exe (by eMule-Project.net) - eMule LinkCreator (eMule LinkCreator with HTTP Sources)
  • msfontextract.exe
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • nsplugin.exe
  • odbcconfig.exe
  • python.exe
  • quickstart.exe
  • Rar.exe
  • RarExt.dll
  • RarExt64.dll
  • RarExtLoader.exe
  • regcomp.exe
  • regmerge.exe
  • regview.exe
  • sbase.exe
  • scalc.exe
  • sdraw.exe
  • senddoc.exe
  • setofficelang.exe
  • simpress.exe
  • smath.exe
  • soffice.exe
  • srcsrv.dll - Microsoft Source Server
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • stclient_wrapper.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Service Tags Wrapper
  • sweb.exe
  • swriter.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR32' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • emule.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6B539CB-8622-4194-BEFE-2A3563BC2FF4}' (runs on registration).
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6DFC09F-3D33-4E7B-9E5C-0492243DAB21}' (runs on registration).
  • LinkCreator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C7B7EDF-978E-47FD-B810-8E0E732BC92F}' (runs on registration).
  • boinc.exe runs as a service named 'BOINC' (BOINC) "Downloads, executes, and uploads BOINC tasks".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • emule.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'eMuleAutoStart' and executes as C:\Program Files\eMule\emule.exe -AutoStart.
  • boincmgr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'boincmgr' and executes as "C:\Utilitaires\BOINC\boincmgr.exe" /a /s.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • boinctray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'boinctray' which loads as "C:\Utilitaires\BOINC\boinctray.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • emule.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programs\eMule\emule.exe'.
  • LinkCreator.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eMule\LinkCreator.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.14 MB
21.09 MB average

How do I remove OpenOffice.org?

You can uninstall OpenOffice.org 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 OpenOffice.org 3.0, 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 OpenOffice.org.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 38.22%
Windows XP 29.68%
Windows 7 25.73%
Windows 10 6.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 29.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.05%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.02%
Windows 7 Professional 5.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.75%
  Germany 12.29%
  France 8.97%
  Italy 6.38%
  United Kingdom 3.83%
  Canada 3.36%
  Spain 2.64%
  Czech Republic 1.70%
  Australia 1.45%
  Finland 1.40%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Poland 1.23%
  India 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.50%
Dell 21.35%
Acer 17.72%
Toshiba 7.52%
American Megatrends 4.93%
Intel 3.98%
Sahara 3.46%
Medion 3.37%
ASUS 3.11%
Samsung 2.07%
Packard Bell 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.52%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.44%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.44%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.80%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.37%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.15%

Publisher URL: www.openoffice.org


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