What does the office.odf file do?
The office.odf process is also known as Microsoft Office culture data dll and is a part of Microsoft Office (Version 2010, 2010 Service Pack 1) or, as the case may be, Service Pack (Version 2 for Microsoft Office 2010). This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of office.odf can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Microsoft Office culture data dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Microsoft Office culture data dll has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- office.odf has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module office.odf. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about office.odf Microsoft Office culture data dll
office.odf is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Office.odf is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 4,300,456 bytes (51% of all these files), 4,254,560 bytes, 4,297,568 bytes, 4,310,088 bytes or, as the case may be, 4,310,296 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. Office.odf also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. For this reason, 64% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves office.odf. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about office?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Microsoft Office or Service Pack
To remove Microsoft Office culture data dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Microsoft Office or Service Pack in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if office.odf (Microsoft Office culture data dll) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Microsoft Office culture data dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Microsoft Office culture data dll or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or office.odf is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.