The current version plugin 2007 Microsoft Office System is a plugin that was included with the 2007 version of Microsoft Office. It was Microsoft first foray with integrating web browsers and their Office software. The Microsoft Office Plugin helped the browser identify and open Office Files online. The Current Version Plugin 2007 Microsoft Office System is not a virus or harmful for your computer and is actually version beneficial and is recommend that you maintain the plugin on your system.
About Microsoft Office 2007
Even though there are two newer versions of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Office 2013 which was just released, many people continue to use Microsoft Office 2007. While the new versions have more bells and whistles, the capabilities and functions are largely the same. The Current Version Plugin Microsoft Office 2007 assist the Firefox browser of opening Microsoft document files directly in the browser. Microsoft Office 2007 was the first version of Office that Microsoft offered the office plugin for browsers. Microsoft Office 2007 was the first versions to have the new ribbon feature in the office software suite. The ribbon feature is still continued in the latest version of Microsoft Office software suite. Microsoft Office 2007 is available for Windows and Mac OS computers. Even though the software is outdated, it continues to be sold through Ebay, and Microsoft continues to support the software with updates.
In order to have your Firefox browser read the, open and access Office documents you will need to run a program called WcPlugin.exe which is offered by Microsoft. This program is free to download and can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The software below contains the Current Version Plugin 2007 Microsoft Office System. If you have a later version of Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013 you do not need this plugin as it has been installed with the installation of the software. If you have an Office 2007 or older please download the program to install the plugin.
Additionally, users of Microsoft Office 2007 may experience issues opening and viewing Microsoft Office files created in the later versions, such as Microsoft Excel files saved as .xlsx or excel files that have over 65,000 lines both of which are limitations in the older version of Microsoft Office. If you run into these issues when trying to view Microsoft Office files through your browser, there is nothing that this plugin can do to alleviate these issues. However Microsoft may have a converter available to download.