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VersionDistribution 84.62% 15.38%

Karen's Once-A-Day II

What is Karen's Once-A-Day II?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

Have a job that should be run exactly once each day? Karen's Once-A-Day II is just what you need! The program lets you specify progams, web pages and files. Each will be run or opened automatically, the first time Windows starts each day, or the first time a particular user logs on each day. Start Windows, or log on, m...  Read more


Karen's Once-A-Day II is a program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is ptoad.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 807.71 KB (827,099 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 65% of users of Karen's Once-A-Day II come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com/powertools/ptoad.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\once-a-day ii
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Once-A-Day II\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 807.71 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Once-A-Day II

Program executable:ptoad.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's Once-A-Day II
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\once-a-day ii\ptoad.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Once-A-Day II Installer)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PTOAD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Karen's Once-A-Day II' which loads as C:\Program Files\KarenWare CD\OAD\PTOAD.exe /auto.

How do I remove Karen's Once-A-Day II?

Quickly and completely remove Karen's Once-A-Day II from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Karen's Once-A-Day II 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 Karen's Once-A-Day II, 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 Karen's Once-A-Day II.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? 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 57.69%
Windows XP 23.08%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.71%
  Canada 8.82%
  United Kingdom 8.82%
  Australia 5.88%
  Belgium 2.94%
  Argentina 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Czech Republic 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.11%
ASUS 15.79%
Intel 10.53%
Hewlett-Packard 5.26%
Acer 5.26%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 531 8.70%
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 4.35%
powerspec ps9131 4.35%
MSI MS-7681 4.35%
MSI MS-7641 4.35%
IBM 2887K2G 4.35%

About (from Karen Kenworthy)

Karen is the author of the popular Power Tools, free programs that make life with Windows a lot easier.
Publisher URL: www.karenware.com


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