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Versions

VersionDistribution
2008.0.0.0 100.00%

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Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition

What is Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition?  (from Encyclopaedia Britannica)

The easy & Trusted Companion To Online Research. Designed for adults and students alike, Encyclopaedia Britannica Deluxe DVD is a comprehensive reference resource that gives you up-to-date, in-depth, and easy-to-use information. Learn from Nobel laureates, historians, and other noted experts in a fun and single source....  Read more

Overview

Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition is a software program developed by Encyclopaedia Britannica. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 87% of users of Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.britannica.com
Help link: support.britannica.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Britannica 8.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Britannica 8.0\Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition\Uninstall_Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition\Uninstall Encyclo

Program filesFiles installed by Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Deluxe Edition

  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U11 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • BCDUtil.dll
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dictionary.exe - starter Application (starter MFC Application)
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • qtcheck.dll
  • starter.exe
  • tray.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project) - JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) (JDesktop Integration Components binary)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • starter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_starter_1~AMITLU0.1~NATIRB2~ARGORPC'.
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
  • dictionary.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7DB2CD7-85E7-4846-8452-E8C434326E64}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\javaw.exC:*:enableC:Sun Java (v1.5.0_11) JavaW'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\java.exC:*:enableC:Sun Java (v1.5.0_11)'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:206.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002312841%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014247%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008882%
0.015104% average

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  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:
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 10%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Israel 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Sony 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-NR220E 11.11%
LENOVO 4105CTO 11.11%
HP-Pavilion RT556AA-ABZ m... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 11.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.britannica.com

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