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Should I remove Dictionary.com CleverKeys?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,831
United States Rank #19,498
Reach 0.0053%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.49 days
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Average installed length: 256.76 days


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Dictionary.com CleverKeys


Dictionary.com CleverKeys is a program developed by Dictionary.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is ck.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.71 MB (1,796,840 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 70% of users of Dictionary.com CleverKeys come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cleverkeys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dictionary.com\CleverKeys\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Dictionary.com\CleverKeys\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dictionary.com CleverKeys

Program executable:ck.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\dictionary.com\cleverkeys\ck.exe
Additional files:
  • QDHook2.dll - CleverKeys
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • CK.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CleverKeys' and executes as C:\Program Files\Dictionary.com\CleverKeys\CK.exe.

How do I remove Dictionary.com CleverKeys?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.16%
Windows 8 14.86%
Windows XP 13.51%
Windows Vista 9.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.62%
Windows 7 Professional 13.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.22%
Windows 8.1 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.90%
  Australia 3.88%
  India 3.88%
  Canada 2.91%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Hong Kong 0.97%
  South Africa 0.97%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Sri Lanka 0.97%
  Mexico 0.97%
  Greece 0.97%
  New Zealand 0.97%
  Japan 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 30.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 8.33%
Lenovo 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Toshiba 3.33%
Gateway 3.33%
Compaq 1.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.45%
Sony VPCEB3S1E 1.45%
Sony VPCEB2E1E 1.45%
Sony VGC-RB50 1.45%


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