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Should I remove The QI Macros for Excel?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,422
United States Rank #30,482
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 353.17 days
1079.67 days >
Average installed length: 567.28 days


Excel 2000-2011 2.78%
Excel 2000-2010 52.78%
2016.02 2.78%
2015.10 2.78%
2015.06 8.33%
2015.04 5.56%
2015.02 5.56%
2015.01 2.78%
2014.11 2.78%
2014.09 13.89%

The QI Macros for Excel


The QI Macros for Excel is a software program developed by KnowWare International Inc. The most common release is excel 2000-2010, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 85 files and is usually about 30.45 MB (31,928,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of The QI Macros for Excel come from the United States, it is also popular in Colombia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qimacros.com/techsupport.html
Help link: www.qimacros.com/training/videos
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MICROS~2\Office14\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\MICROS~2\Office14\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 30.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The QI Macros for Excel

  • appvisvstream32.dll
  • c2r32.dll
  • CLVIEW.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • csi.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2013 (Microsoft Office Document Cache)
  • CSIRESOURCES.DLL - Office Document Cache Intl Pluggable UI
  • CSS7DATA0009.DLL - Natural Language Components (Microsoft English Natural Language Server Data and Code)
  • EXCEL.EXE - Microsoft Excel
  • excelcnv.exe
  • GRAPH.EXE - Microsoft Office 2013 component
  • ContactPicker.dll - Microsoft Contact Selector Control
  • EntityDataHandler.dll
  • FIRSTRUN.EXE - Microsoft Office
  • GKExcel.dll
  • GKPowerPoint.dll
  • CDLMSO.DLL - Microsoft CDL
  • CSS7DATA000A.DLL - Microsoft Spanish Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • CSS7DATA000C.DLL - Microsoft French Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • EntityPicker.dll
  • GKWord.dll
  • ACEDAO.DLL - Microsoft Access database engine Data Access Object Library
  • CONTAB32.DLL - Microsoft Outlook (Outlook Address Book Service)
  • EMSMDB32.DLL - Microsoft Exchange Server Information Store Service Provider
  • ENVELOPE.DLL - Microsoft Outlook Envelope Control
  • EXSEC32.DLL - digsig32
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • excel.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA9BF654-7EE0-41FD-B2FC-537FD71E935A}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:95.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000451179%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002827%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001685%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove The QI Macros for Excel?

You can uninstall The QI Macros for Excel 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 The QI Macros for Excel, 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 The QI Macros for Excel.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 41.67%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.89%
Windows 8.1 13.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%
Windows 8 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.63%
  Colombia 1.85%
  India 1.85%
  Indonesia 1.85%
  Germany 1.85%
  Croatia 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Czech Republic 1.85%
  United Arab Emirates 1.85%
  China 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%
  United Kingdom 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Lenovo 17.65%
ASUS 11.76%
Acer 5.88%
MSI 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 7100 5.71%
Dell Inspiron 546 5.71%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 2.86%
LENOVO 4270CTO 2.86%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.86%
Gateway SX2850 2.86%


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