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BrowseAloud is a software program developed by Texthelp Ltd. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 19.55 MB (20,499,858 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 88% of users of BrowseAloud come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.BrowseAloud.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Texthelp\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F6E5733D-F506-4182-A743-5691E2FBF4EA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BrowseAloud

  • bahtmlctrl.ocx - Texthelp HTML Highlight Control (HTML Highlight Control)
  • painter.dll - Texthelp Systems Ltd painter (painter)
  • Texthelpdownloader.exe - Texthelpdownloader (Downloader for Browsealoud)
  • BAHook.dll - BAHook Component
  • ba4tray.ocx - Browsealoud 4 (BA4 System Tray control)
  • BAloud4.exe - Browsealoud 6
  • BADictionary.dll - BADictionary
  • BAReg.dll - prjAllSites
  • CopyFFPlugin.dll - Browsealoud (FireFox Plugin Installer)
  • PDF.exe
  • Dictionary.dll - Dictionary
  • ScreenMask.dll - ScreenMask
  • Locale.dll - prjLocale
  • CopyPlugin.exe - Project1
  • eci.exe
  • PDFReciever.exe
  • BATimer.dll - BATimer
  • htmlrig.exe - htmlrig
  • BAMenu.dll - BAMenu
  • Config.dll - Config
  • PDFMonitor.dll - PDFMon

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • BAloud4.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VirtualBrowseAloud' and executes as C:\Program Files\Texthelp\Browsealoud\6.0\BAloud4.exe.

How do I remove BrowseAloud?

Quickly and completely remove BrowseAloud from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BrowseAloud 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 BrowseAloud, 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 BrowseAloud.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20-d034 33.33%
Dell Latitude E5550 33.33%


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