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Should I remove WordViewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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12.0.6038.3000 100.00%

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WordViewer is a program developed by Microsoft. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 64.18 MB (67,293,184 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\installer\$patchcache$\managed\9040580900063d11c8ef10054038389c\11.0.6506
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3571A9B5-2143-4C89-BFAB-B65895653405}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 64.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WordViewer

  • mso.dll - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Office 2003 component)
  • msohtmed.exe
  • seqchk10.dll
  • wordview.exe - Microsoft Office Word Viewer
  • bidi32.dll - Bidi32 (BIDI32 DLL)
  • gdiplus.dll
  • intldate.dll
  • lccwiz.dll - Microsoft LocalCache Cleanup Wizard
  • msohev.dll
  • msointl.dll
  • msxml5.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXML 5.0 (MSXML 5.0)
  • msxml5r.dll - XML Resources
  • ose.exe - Office Source Engine
  • riched20.dll - Microsoft RichEdit Control, version 5.0 (Rich Text Edit Control, v5.0)
  • saext.dll
  • ucs20.dll
  • ucscribe.dll
  • usp10.dll - Microsoft(R) Uniscribe Unicode script processor (Uniscribe Unicode script processor)
  • wwintlv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ose.exe runs as a service named 'Office Source Engine' (ose) "Saves installation files used for updates and repairs and is required for the downloading of Setup updates and Watson error reports.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:488 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0034100597%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00170503%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00170503%
0.015104% average

How do I remove WordViewer?

You can uninstall WordViewer 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 WordViewer, 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 WordViewer.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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