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Should I remove Google Input Punjabi?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,545
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Google Input Punjabi


Google Input Punjabi is a software program developed by Google Inc. 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. 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 4 files and is usually about 3.5 MB (3,672,672 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 52% of users of Google Input Punjabi come from India, it is also popular in the United States and United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\google input tools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Google\Google Input Tools\GoogleInputUninstaller.exe --pack_name=com.google.input_tools.t13n.ime.punjabi
Estimated size: 3.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Google Input Punjabi

  • GoogleInputHandler.exe - Google Input Tools
  • GoogleInputRegistrar.exe - Google Input IME Registrator
  • GoogleInputService.exe - Google Input Tools.
  • GoogleInputUninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • GoogleInputHandler.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1DB0AA9E-4943-45D8-87B7-E279975E6F67}' (runs on registration).
  • GoogleInputService.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{97388E6A-8A46-4FB9-9B15-44E036B22438}' (runs on registration).
  • GoogleInputService.exe runs as a service named 'GoogleInputService' (GoogleInputService).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GoogleInputHandler.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Google Input Tools\GoogleInputHandler.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013021528%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00079119%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00051096%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,171,140
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:260 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.31 MB
Total CPU:0.0059825243%
Kernel CPU:0.00285633%
User CPU:0.00312619%
CPU cycles/sec:2,772,052
I/O reads/min:99 Bytes
I/O writes/min:110 Bytes

How do I remove Google Input Punjabi?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows 8 32.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 7 Starter 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 51.61%
  United States 29.03%
  United Arab Emirates 6.45%
  Italy 6.45%
  Germany 3.23%
  Singapore 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 16.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Sony 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5050 9.09%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.55%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 4.55%
ASUSTeK X501A1 4.55%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 4.55%
Acer Aspire 5749Z 4.55%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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