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Karen's Version Browser

What is Karen's Version Browser?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

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Karen's Version Browser is a software program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ptbrowse.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 907.21 KB (928,982 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 81% of users of Karen's Version Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\version browser
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Version Browser\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 907.21 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Version Browser

Program executable:ptbrowse.exe
Name:Karen's Version Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\version browser\ptbrowse.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Version Browser Installer)

How do I remove Karen's Version Browser?

Quickly and completely remove Karen's Version Browser 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 Version Browser 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 Version Browser, 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 Version Browser.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.43%
Windows XP 35.71%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 8 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.93%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.40%
  Canada 5.81%
  Australia 4.65%
  France 1.16%
  New Zealand 1.16%
  Argentina 1.16%
  Spain 1.16%
  Estonia 1.16%
  Czech Republic 1.16%
  United Kingdom 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.04%
Dell 25.53%
Acer 12.77%
Intel 8.51%
MSI 4.26%
Gateway 4.26%
Compaq 2.13%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Common models
Dell Dimension 9100 ... 4.17%
Dell Vostro 410 4.17%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 2.08%
Dell OptiPlex 760 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 1764 2.08%

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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