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AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus

What is AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus?  (from StepWare)

Speed Reading, Reading Fluency, Vision Training, Reading Assessment and Online Reader Software for all ages. AceReader Pro provides you with three tools in one: (1) A training tool that will help you become a more proficient reader both online and offline. (2) An assessment tool to assess and track your reading level. ...  Read more


AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus is a software program developed by StepWare. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 12.09 MB (12,679,269 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 58% of users of AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acereader.com
Help link: www.acereader.com/education/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{70BBB25F-0B2D-4EB5-B867-0D0E7CB5067F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus

  • ace.exe
  • _ISource40.dll (by Smaller Animals Software) - ImgSource v4.0
  • ace-.exe
  • casper.dll (by CrypKey (Canada)) - C.A.S.P.E.R. (C.A.S.P.E.R. library)
  • CKCONFIG.EXE (by Kenonic Controls) - CKCONFIG Application (CKCONFIG MFC Application)
  • CKS.exe (by PKWARE, Inc) - PKSFX® Command Line (PKUNZIPC for Windows Command Line)
  • crypkey_remover.exe
  • Crypserv.exe (by CrypKey (Canada)) - CrypKey Software Licensing System (CrypKey License Service)
  • InetCli.dll (by CrypKey) - Casper (InternetClient DLL)
  • P2TDLL.dll
  • SetupEx.exe (by CrypKey) - CrypKey License Service Install
  • ssce5532.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • sv221mn.dll
  • tl221mn.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Crypserv.exe runs as a service named 'Crypkey License' (Crypkey License).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002731880%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018736%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008583%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:14,458
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus?

Quickly and completely remove AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 AceReader Pro Deluxe Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 8 15.38%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.92%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.14%
  Iran 4.65%
  Netherlands 4.65%
  Austria 2.33%
  Australia 2.33%
  Brazil 2.33%
  CY 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Finland 2.33%
  India 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  KE 2.33%
  Lithuania 2.33%
  Pakistan 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
ASUS 15.38%
Acer 11.54%
Toshiba 11.54%
Dell 7.69%
MSI 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
Lenovo 3.85%
American Megatrends 3.85%
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