Microsoft Office Web Components are a collection of Component Object Model (COM) controls for publishing spreadsheets, charts, and databases to the Web, and for viewing the published components on the Web.
NOTICE: This download will no longer be available after July 31, 2012.
Important: This download contains several important security fixes. For more information, please refer to the
Microsoft Security Bulletin
MS02-044: Web Components.
If you have already downloaded and installed the previous
version of the Microsoft Office XP Web Components prior to August 14, 2001, refer to the
instructions in the Before you
Microsoft Office Web Components are a
collection of Component Object Model
(COM) controls for publishing
spreadsheets, charts, and databases to
the Web. They are also used to view these items when published,
as well as
data access pages.
If you have Microsoft FrontPage 2002, Microsoft Access 2002, and Microsoft Excel 2002 installed, Office Web Components allow you to publish interactive data as part of a Web page. Using Microsoft
Internet Explorer version 4.01 or later, Office Web
Components allow you to view a published control
(spreadsheet, chart, or database) on a Web page. With
Internet Explorer version 5 or later, Office Web Components
allow you to view data access pages.
By installing the Office Web Components tool, you can view published components and data access pages on the Web without having to install Office XP. Note: If you do not own an Office XP license, the Office Web Components are licensed to be used in static, non-interactive, client-side, view-only mode. If you do own an Office XP license, the Office Web Components are licensed to be used in interactive mode.
Before you install
Components are automatically
installed by Microsoft Office XP Setup. If
you have already installed Office
XP, you do not need this download.
Please go to
Office Product Updates to
ensure that your
Office files are completely up to date.
To install Office Web Components, you
must be using one of the following:
- Microsoft Windows® 98
Windows® Millennium Edition
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SP4
You also must install Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5
from the Microsoft Universal Data Access Web
If you have already downloaded and
installed the Office XP Web Components
to August 14, 2001, you should
do the following:
- Remove the Office Web
Components, following the To
remove this download
instructions given below.
- Locate the original file Owc10.exe on
your computer, and then delete this
- Download the new Office Web Components from this page by following the To install this
download instructions given
Supported Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP
- This download works with the following Office applications:
- Access 2002
- Excel 2002
- FrontPage 2002
- Office XP
Instructions for use:
- You may want to print this page to use as a reference when you are offline.
- Download the file from this page by clicking the Download link above and following the instructions in the dialog boxes.
- Double-click the owc10.exe program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
Once the Office Web Components are installed, you can view published Office Web Components on the Web.
To remove this download:
- On the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
- Double-click Add/Remove
- In the Install/Uninstall
list, select Microsoft Office XP
Web Components, and then click Add/Remove.
- Click Next.
- Click Yes to confirm
that you want to remove the
- Click OK to complete and
exit the installer.