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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,116
United States Rank #3,055
Reach 0.1532%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.58 days
253.05 days >
Average installed length: 132.96 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.7.63 0.28%
3.7.55 1.26%
3.7.48 0.47%
3.7.41 1.30%
3.7.40 2.37%
3.7.36 0.14%
3.7.35 0.33%
3.7.31 0.23%
3.7.29 0.42%
3.7.23 0.14%
3.7.21 0.37%
3.7.16 0.47%
3.7.15 0.28%
3.7.13 0.19%
3.7.12 0.14%
3.6.306 0.47%
3.6.305 0.09%
3.6.304 0.23%
3.6.291 2.42%
3.6.271 0.19%
3.5.320 0.05%
3.5.225 0.09%
3.5.224 1.82%
3.5.223 16.62%
3.5.198 0.33%
3.5.191 0.05%
3.5.187 0.09%
3.5.181 0.14%
3.5.174 0.05%
3.5.173 0.09%
3.5.149 0.70%
3.5.127 0.79%
3.5.90 1.12%
3.5.89 7.82%
3.5.85 0.14%
3.5.75 0.09%
3.5.56 0.56%
3.5.46 0.23%
3.5.37 0.47%
3.4.352 0.05%
3.4.351 0.56%
3.4.350 5.31%
3.4.317 0.14%
3.4.315 0.09%
3.4.307 0.05%
3.4.286 0.14%
3.4.274 0.28%
3.4.272 0.28%
3.4.270 0.88%
3.4.269 1.96%
3.4.262 0.05%
167 versions

Ginger

What is Ginger?

Ginger Software is an editing program that enhances written text by checking its grammar, punctuation and spelling. Ginger Software operates as an online service and supports MS-Word, MS-Outlook, MS-Powerpoint, Internet Explorer and Firefox. Its main feature is the grammar and spelling checker that runs seamlessly with the different user interfaces. It also has a text-to-speech function that enables users to hear sentences before and after correction.

Overview

The most common release is 3.5.223, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named GingerClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 275.08 MB (288,444,871 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gingersoftware.com
Help link: Ginger
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ginger\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FB1FF87F-CBB0-470B-8025-5729827BEFD1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 275.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ginger

Program executable:GingerClient.exe
Name:Ginger Client Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Ginger\GingerClient.exe
MD5:179624a7bb57320d6c15a55c05805778
Additional files:
  • GingerClient.exe - Ginger Client Application
  • GHDL.dll - Ginger (GHDL Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GingerClient.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6FA9A74-D6C1-49A6-8DA8-D7A6D1621D8B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GingerClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ginger\GingerClient.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GingerClient.exe
Memory:181.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001424227%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007130%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007113%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:159,688,689
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:36 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Ginger?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,116

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.67%
Windows 8 29.36%
Windows XP 5.43%
Windows Vista 4.50%
Windows 8.1 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.25%
Windows 7 Professional 12.70%
Windows 8.1 9.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.28%
  India 5.35%
  United Kingdom 3.46%
  Canada 3.20%
  Japan 3.17%
  Malaysia 2.18%
  Israel 1.89%
  Philippines 1.57%
  BD 1.24%
  Australia 1.09%
  Saudi Arabia 0.95%
  United Arab Emirates 0.91%
  Iran 0.87%
  Pakistan 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.77%
Dell 27.91%
Acer 10.90%
ASUS 9.40%
Toshiba 7.96%
Lenovo 5.02%
GIGABYTE 4.38%
Intel 2.22%
Samsung 2.22%
Gateway 0.65%
Sahara 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.48%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.80%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.43%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.05%

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